Guest Conductors

2015-2016 Season

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Geoff Neuman

Metropolis ~ June 10, 2016

Guest Conductor

Geoff Neuman is an experienced conductor and music educator and an accomplished musician. In 2006, he made his Carnegie Hall debut and has conducted in various concert halls all over the US and Europe, including Leipzig, Berlin, Warsaw, Krakow, Rome, London and Edinburgh. Neuman is known for not only outstanding performances, but connecting with the musicians and the audience for an enjoyable concert experience

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Takayoshi “Tad” Suzuki

Masterworks 2 ~ October 16th, 2015
Encore Performance ~ October 18, 2015

Guest Conductor

Takayoshi “Tad” Suzuki earned his degree in music education at the Tokyo Conservatoire Shobi with additional studies at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts. During this time, he was an active trombonist with several recording studios and performed with the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra and the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra. After completing his degree, Suzuki returned to Fukuoka Technical University High School, his high school alma mater, becoming the Director of Bands. During his 15 year tenure as director, the Fukuoka Technical University High School Wind Orchestra traveled to the All-Japan Contest for 13 consecutive years, earning the Silver Prize four times, the Gold Prize five times, and the prestigious Grand Prix Sweepstakes Award four times. This wind orchestra became the first Japanese high school band to perform at The Mid-West Clinic: An International Band and Orchestra Conference, receiving a fifteen minute standing ovation. At the request of the president of the Tokyo Conservatoire Shobi, he was hired as a faculty member in 1991.

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Dennis Doubin

WinterFest ~ December 10, 2015
Night at the Opera ~ May 13, 2016

Guest Conductor

Russian-American conductor and pianist, Dennis Doubin, began his musical training at 6 years old. A native of Moscow, he studied at the Moscow Choral Academy.  He was a member of the Moscow Boys Choir as well as the Bolshoi Theatre’s Children’s Chorus. Upon moving to Los Angeles, Doubin attended UCLA  where he received degrees in both piano performance and conducting.  Doubin is currently an assistant conductor at San Francisco Opera, where his duties include prompting, coaching, and conducting the backstage banda.  In 2014, Doubin made his conducting debut with the San Francisco Opera leading Puccini’s La Boheme.  He has also worked with the Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Seattle Opera, San Diego Opera, San Francisco Brass Ensemble.  A Grammy winner for his work on Kurt Weill’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, Doubin was also the pianist for Kennedy Center’s 25th Anniversary. Tonight’s concert marks Doubin’s debut performance with the Henderson Symphony Orchestra.
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Darryl One

Spring Concert ~ April 15, 2016

Guest Conductor

Enjoying a wide and varied career as a professional conductor, Darryl One has conducted a variety of orchestras encompassing a wide scope of repertoire and concerts formats throughout the United States. Currently Music Director of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, Mr. One’s past positions include Associate Conductor of the Atlanta Symphony, National Endowment for the Arts / Affiliate Artists Resident Conductor for the Rochester Philharmonic, and Associate Conductor for the Denver and Charlotte Symphonies, and Music Director of the Modesto Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared as guest conductor with major orchestras such as the National Symphony, Houston Symphony, Oregon Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Tokyo Philharmonic, and the Teleman Orchestra of Osaka as well as regional orchestras like the Alabama Symphony, Omaha Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, and Syracuse Symphony.

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