Conductor Dr. Timothy Perry is now in his thirty-third season at Binghamton University as Director of Orchestral Activities, Professor of Studio Clarinet, and Instructor of Instrumental Conducting. A musician of wide interests and experience, Dr. Perry remains active as solo clarinet recitalist, chamber musician, lecturer and conductor. 2017 highlights included a lecture-recital on historical clarinets, opening Binghamton's Phelps Mansion Series, being a featured speaker at the world conference of the International Clarinet Association, and performing Mozart's Concerto for Basset Clarinet with the Catskill Symphony Orchestra. After opening the 1018-19 season with solo recitals in Binghamton, Oneonta, Leonardsville, and for WSKG-TV, Dr. Perry will take the podium conducting four orchestral programs with his Binghamton University Orchestra, three with the Binghamton Community Orchestra and is honored to guest-conduct three programs with the outstanding soloists and orchestral musicians of the Catskill Symphony Orchestra.
The Catskill Symphony Orchestra announces a search for the position of Music Director and Conductor to assume responsibilities for the 2020-2021 SeasonThe Music Director reports directly to the CSO Governing Board of Directors and is responsible for the fulfillment of the orchestra’s artistic programs, image, and impact in the community. S/he is responsible for the repertoire, programming and artistic production, and has customary authority for the selection, development, and (if necessary) replacement of musicians. As the orchestra’s artistic leader, s/he must sustain and build the orchestra’s performance quality and successful integration into the community. The Music Director, as a community arts leader and advocate, will actively contribute to the orchestra’s regional outreach, educational and fundraising activities. In addition, the Music Director is expected to work closely and effectively with the CSO Executive Director, Governing Board of Directors, Administrative Council, volunteers, and related CSO organizations in carrying out these responsibilities. The application deadline is Friday, September 28, 2018.
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After 45 years of creative and inspired leadership, Maestro Charles Schneider has retired from conducting the Catskill Symphony Orchestra. In order to continue Chuck's powerful legacy and to ensure the CSO's vibrancy for the next 45 years, we ask you consider making a gift in honor of our founding maestro. Help our small town "gem" thrive for generations to come!
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