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As a conductor Michael Korn has appeared on stage of Symphony Hall, Tsai Performance Center and Paramount Theater in Boston. An avid American music advocate, he premiered works by contemporary composers and conducted performances of Gaelic Symphony by Amy Beach, À Montevideo Symphony by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, and the Romantic Symphony by Howard Hanson. Most recently, Michael Korn conducted the US premiere of Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony in a completed edition by German composer/scholar Benjamin-Gunnar Cohrs.
As an accompanist, Michael Korn has collaborated with many outstanding Boston musicians and young talented performers. He regularly teaches students in orchestral settings and conducts Oliver Ames High School orchestras in Easton and Sharon Community Chamber Youth Orchestra. Michael Korn has recently been named the winner of The American Prize, a national non-profit competition in the performing arts, in the orchestral programming division.
Michael Korn is Music Director of the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra, Sharon Community Chamber Orchestra, and Sharon Youth Community Orchestra.
Mayor Jeannette A. McCarthy, Honorary Chair
Stephanie Schaffhausen, Executive Director
David Salstein, President
Karen Walz, Vice President
Brian Schaffhausen, Clerk
Jane Pollack, Treasurer
Members At Large
Robin Krause Capello
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