Diane Wittry to Guest Conduct, Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce Diane Wittry will be the Guest Conductor this Sunday, March 18th.  The concert, Spring Serenade is at 3pm in the GE Theatre at Proctors.

Diane was recently named one of the “Top 30 Music Influencers” by Musical America Worldwide.  She is known for her innovative programming and her engaging audience rapport, and she “specializes in finding creative ways to make the music fresh, accessible, and exciting.” Diane has conducted concerts in Poland, China, Japan, Canada, Italy, Bosnia, Russia, Slovakia, New York, Washington D.C, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Kansas, and California, as well as her regularly scheduled concerts with the Allentown Symphony in Pennsylvania and the Ridgewood Symphony in New Jersey.

In addition, Diane is a well-known author and her book Beyond the Baton, (about artistic leadership for regional conductors has become a standard text for the industry.) Her second book, Baton Basics – Communicating Music through Gestures, is used for University courses, and for International Conducting Workshops.

Spring Serenade features works of Bach, Dvorak and Warlock.  Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3pm at the GE Theatre at Proctors.  Tickets are $15 which can be purchased at the Proctors Box Office, online at www.proctors. org, or by calling 518-346-6204.

More information about Diane Wittry’s work is available at: www.DianeWittry.com

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