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Music Director – Michael Korn

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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.

 

Our Board

  • Mayor Jeannette A. McCarthy, Honorary Chair
  • Stephanie Schaffhausen, Executive Director

Officers

  • David Salstein, President
  • Gloria Yee, Vice President
  • Brian Schaffhausen, Clerk
  • Jane Pollack, Treasurer

 

  • Deborah Dobbins
  • Jeff Krasofski
  • Donna Laswell
  • John Monahan
  • Anna Nowaczyk
  • Abby Pacek
  • Arthur Payne
  • Peter Polga-Hecimovich
  • Daniel Romard
  • Karen Walz

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