Maestro Steven Huang is thrilled to join as Music Director and Conductor of the New Westchester Symphony Orchestra. He has conducted orchestras and operas across the country and throughout the world. At the age of twenty-one, he served as Music Director of the Bach Society Orchestra of Harvard University, where he received his undergraduate degree. While at Harvard, Mr. Huang also directed the Lowell House Opera (the oldest continuously running opera company in New England). Most recently, he successfully concluded a sixteen-year appointment as Associate Professor and Director of Orchestras at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where he brought the program to new achievements, including earning competitive accolades and awards from Ohio Music Educators Association and Columbus Roundtable Awards, through over 200 performances, including symphonic concerts, opera, musical theater, and Halloween pops. Widely respected as a music educator and conducting pedagogue, Mr. Huang is the founder and director of International Conducting Masterclasses, Inc., which has trained scores of conductors over the last two decades. As a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship in 2003, Mr. Huang studied with Dumitru Goia in Bucharest, Romania, in the conducting tradition of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He is currently working on a book about the St. Petersburg Conservatory school and its notable pedagogue, Maestro Nicolai Malko.
Mr. Huang has collaborated with orchestras around the world, including California, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Massachusetts, West Viriginia, Ohio, Haiti, Moldova and Romania. He has held the position of Music Director of the University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra, the Central Illinois Youth Symphony, the Gilbert and Sullivan Players of Chicago, and the Bradley University Orchestra. He has served as guest conductor with multiple appearances with Brasov Philharmonic (ROMANIA) and the National Philharmonic of Moldova. In America, he has guest conducted professional ensembles such as the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Lake Shore Symphony (IL) and the Four Seasons Symphony (CA). He is featured as a recurring guest conductor of the Ohio Valley Symphony since 2018.
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