A joy to work under talented conductors

Your April 23 front-page photo of Juneau Symphony conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett and Bruce Simonson identifies Simonson...pure joy to work and make music under these talented conductors. Thanks to the Empire for telling the story. Gregg...
New conductor carries baton from Los Angeles

...has selected a new music director and conductor to lead its orchestra: Troy Quinn of...Juneau during the symphony's 2014-2015 Conductor Candidate season, presenting his concerts...performance with the Rolling Stones as conductor of the band's backup choir and orchestra...
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JDHS Honor Music Fest students

...and the best music students of Southeast converge on a smaller community to rehearse and perform high level music with guest conductors. Qualifying band students directed by John Unzicker:Kaitlyn BarrowsSamantha PakSierra HelmersAlex SoboleffLeah LiebeltAbram...
Conductor candidate #2 to lead Juneau Symphony this weekend

One of the best parts of being a conductor, says Juneau Symphony conductor candidate Wesley Schulz, is programming - choosing...Schulz said. Schulz, the symphony's second conductor candidate, arrived in Alaska for the first time...
Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

Conductor Jeremy Briggs Roberts' career path took an unexpectedly...face-to-face with a force of nature: Hungarian-American conductor Peter Sandor Eros."I had no plans to be a conductor, ever," Briggs Roberts recalled. "I was going to...
Rain calms California fire that jumped freeway, burned cars

...several of which exploded in fireballs.Among those trapped by the flames was Lance Andrade, a 29-year-old railroad conductor from nearby Apple Valley who found himself caught in the traffic jam just as the fire jumped the freeway. Soon, people were...
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Symphony to present final concert of season featuring Youth Solo winners

...summer pops concert, led by visiting conductor Dwayne Corbin. "Classical to the Fantastical...the final concert in the symphony's Conductor Candidate season. The organization announced...Wednesday that its new music director and conductor is Troy Quinn, who will lead his first...
Engineer was obsessed with trains as teen

...constantly and wanted to be an engineer or a conductor."He would go on vacation and bring...four years after landing a job as a conductor, according to his LinkedIn profile...always wanted to be an engineer or a conductor.Bostian met up with college friends...
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What's happening this week

...Saturday, June 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 14, JDHS auditorium. "Classical to the Fantastical" led by visiting conductor Dwayne Corbin. Featuring the 2014 Youth Solo Competition winners Tezah Haddock and James Cheng. Details: www.juneausymphony...
Symphony conductor candidate Quinn prepares for his local debut

...might expect from a symphony conductor.A singer since childhood...debut as one of five young conductors selected to lead a performance...position as musical director and conductor of the Juneau Symphony. Quinn...stodgy, scowling symphony conductor as one could get - though...


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