Michael Tilson Thomas

Michael Tilson Thomas

Michael Tilson Thomas is Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony, Founder and Artistic Director of the New World Symphony and Principal Guest Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra.

Elim Chan

Elim Chan

Elim Chan holds the position as Principal Conductor of the Orchestra of NorrlandsOperan and in the 2018-19 season has been named Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

David Alberman

David Alberman

David Alberman has held the position of Principal Second Violin of the London Symphony Orchestra since 1998.

Rebecca Gilliver

Rebecca Gilliver

The principal cellist of the London Symphony Orchestra has also played as guest principal with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, New Sinfonietta Amsterdam and the World Orchestra for Peace.

Andrew Marriner

Andrew Marriner

Andrew became principal of the London Symphony Orchestra in 1986 and has maintained his place on the worldwide solo concert platform alongside an active role in the field of chamber music.

David Elton

David Elton

David Elton joined the LSO as Principal Trumpet in 2017, and has performed as a guest principal with the New York Philharmonic, Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO), and the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

Neil Percy

Neil Percy

All I can say to Neil Percy is BRAVO! It is a superb recording which I found technically and emotionally satisfying...a first-rate musical achievement’ – Steve Reich on 'Reich for Percussion’.

Jeffrey Anderson

Jeffrey Anderson

Jeffrey Anderson joined the San Francisco Symphony as Principal Tuba in 2002.

Guillaume Connesson

Guillaume Connesson

Guillaume Connesson is currently one of the most widely performed French composers worldwide.  He is currently in residence with the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestre National de Lyon.

Nico Abondolo

Nico Abondolo

An internationally recognized double bass soloist and chamber musician, Nico Abondolo was appointed principal double bass of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra during the 2011-12 season.

Ricky Ian Gordon

Ricky Ian Gordon

“His bursting effervescence infusing songs blithely blur the lines between art song and the high–end Broadway music of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. ” The New York Times

Julie Adams

Julie Adams

Soprano Julie Adams has been praised by the New York Times for possessing a voice that is “rich, full and slightly earthy in an expressive way.”

Jessica Maxfield

Jessica Maxfield

Jessica Maxfield is a sought-after performer, educator, clinician, and adjudicator, with engagements throughout the world

Christopher O'Riley

Christopher O'Riley

Christopher O’Riley is known to millions as the host of NPR’s From the Top.  His repertoire spans a kaleidoscopic array of music from the pre-baroque to present-day.  He has garnered widespread praise for his untiring efforts to reach new audiences.

Anne Midgette

Anne Midgette

The Evolving Role of Tastemakers and Storytellers

Chief Classical Music Critic, The Washington Post

Kevin Erickson

Kevin Erickson

Money (That’s What I Want): How does our music earn income?

National Organizing Director, Future of Music Coalition

Graham Parker

Graham Parker

MODERATOR

Who Loves You, Baby?  Finding and KEEPING the “new” audience for music

President, Universal Music Classics, USA

Sam Bodkin

Sam Bodkin

MODERATOR

Live Performance: New Spaces/New Experience

Founder & CEO, GroupMuse

Kristy Edmunds

Kristy Edmunds

Programming the Zeitgeist: Art as Response to Social and Cultural Issues

Executive and Artistic Director, Center for the Art of Performance, UCLA

Elena Park

Elena Park

MODERATOR

Programming the Zeitgeist: Art as Response to Social and Cultural Issues

Creative Consultant, Metropolitan Opera, Mozart in the Jungle