Quinn named new OSO conductor

Published in Messenger-Inquirer 5/20/17 By Bobbie Hayse The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra announced Friday that Troy Quinn has been named its new music director and conductor. Jay Wethington, the chair of the search committee, said during a press conference at the Symphony Academy that the process of selecting the symphony’s new leader has been ongoing for two years. He said that the committee that was selected to choose the new conductor/music…

Owensboro Symphony Selects Quinn as Music Director and Conductor

Owensboro, KY — The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra announced today that Troy Quinn has been selected as its next Music Director and Conductor. The Symphony signed Quinn to a three-year contract, commencing on June 1, 2017. He will conduct his first concert as the new Music Director and Conductor on August 5, 2017 at the Symphony’s annual US Bank “Concert on the Lawn.” He becomes the fifth Music Director and Conductor in…

Music “On Call” Tours Local Retirement Homes

OWENSBORO – The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s Music “On Call” Community Engagement program will visit local retirement homes, assisted living facilities and senior activities centers throughout the month of May. Pianists, violinists, vocalists, brass quintets, woodwind trios, jazz combos, and even a full chorus will perform for residents of many different facilities next month in hopes the music will lift spirits and provide a therapeutic experience. Some of the locations include the Carmel Home,…

Symphony to Introduce Final Conductor Candidate

The Conductor Search season is coming to a close on Saturday, April 22. The last conductor finalist of the season, Roger Kalia and the Symphony will be joined by one of Virginia Opera’s Emerging Artists, soprano Katherine Polit. The audience will be wowed by this performance of Samuel Barber’s Knoxsville: Summer of 1915 – a simple, dreamlike depiction of a summer evening in the American South. The Symphony will conclude…

Symphony Chorus partners with Wesleyan Chorale for Spring Concert

OWENSBORO – The Owensboro Symphony Chorus and the Kentucky Wesleyan Chorale will present Gabriel Faure’s Requiem on Monday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen Cathedral. The combined choirs will be accompanied by the Owensboro Symphony Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Bradley Naylor. Guest vocalists will be Lisa Clark, soprano, and Daniel Craig, baritone. This special performance is free and open to the public and is made possible through a gift from…

 
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