Director of the Graduate Conducting Program
Diploma, Zurich Conservatory, Switzerland. Music Director, Greater Bridgeport Symphony in Connecticut. Regular appearances as guest conductor in Europe, South and Central America, China, Canada, and throughout the United States. Former director of the Conductors Seminar at Tanglewood from 1980 to 1996. Former faculty, Yale School of Music, Eastman School of Music, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, the Tanglewood Music Center. Awards include the 1988 Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award from Harvard University, the 1995 Ditson Prize for a commitment to consistently perform works of American composers, and the Max Rudolf Award in 1999 from the Conductors Guild of America. Regular conducting master classes in such cities as Kiev, Beijing, Mexico City, Prague, Sofia, and Adelaide.