Leonard AthertonLeonard Atherton, Professor, Ball State University, Music Director Emeritus, Muncie (IN) Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra masterclasses. Orchestral (and choral/orchestral) conducting masterclasses and workshops. 2007 engagements; KY All-State Collegiate String Orchestra, orchestral workshops and conducting masterclasses at Baylor and Illinois State Universities and conducting masterclass at The University of Arizona.
Ricardo AverbacRicardo Averbac, Director of Orchestral Studies at Miami University.Extensive experience in conducting youth, college and conservatory level orchestras in nine countries, including University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania and the Pioneer Philharmonic. Official adjudicator for the Ohio Music Educators Association, member of the Committee for the Arts and Innovative Thinking for the State of Ohio and former member of the Board of Education of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Robert BaldwinRobert Baldwin is Music Director for the Salt Lake Symphony and Director of Orchestral Activities at the University of Utah. Guest conducting engagements include the Koupio Academy in Finland, Hermitage Camerata in Saint Petersburg, Russia, the Lexington Philharmonic, Utah Virtuosi Brass, the Abilene Tri-Collegiate Opera, and numerous festivals and All-State Orchestras.
Kevin BartramKevin Bartram, Orchestra director at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, after having served as orchestra director at Gettysburg College, in Pennsylvania. He has degrees from Northwestern University, the University of Missouri-Columbia, and Shenandoah Conservatory. At UMW, Bartram teaches courses in music education and conducting.
Rebecca BurkhardtRebecca Burkhardt, Director of Orchestral Activities at the University of Northern Iowa since 1988, is active as a guest conductor and clinician of high school honor orchestras and bands throughout the Midwest. She has performed as conductor for the 2004 Iowa All-State Orchestra and again with that group at the 2005 National Governor’s Convention in Des Moines. A native of Texas, Dr. Burkhardt has earned degrees from Southwestern University (TX), the University of North Texas, and The University of Texas, Austin.
Thomas CockrellThomas Cockrell, Nelson Riddle Endowed Chair and Director of Orchestral Activities and at The University of Arizona School of Music in Tucson. Director, Rogers Conducting Institute. Guest symphony and opera conductor; energetic clinician for All-State and regional festivals. Conductor, Interlochen Arts Camp since 2006.
David ColeDavid Cole, Director of Orchestral Studies,Northern Kentucky University. Numerous high school/middle school string and orchestraclinics nationwide and in Mexico; guest conductor of universityand professional orchestras in the U.S. and internationally.
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Margery DeutschMargery Deutsch, Director of Orchestras and Professor of Conducting at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Numerous All-State and extensive Regional/District Guest Conductor appearances nationwide, and Music Director of the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Thomas Taylor DickeyThomas Taylor Dickey is the Director of Orchestral Activities at the University of Evansville (IN) and the Music Director/Conductor of the Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (IN). Former assistant conductor of university, community, and regional orchestras in Georgia, Louisiana, and Illinois.
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