Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestras Name Ken Lam Music Director

Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestras Name Ken Lam Music Director

Ken Lam joins GBYO for their 35th season

Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) July 11, 2011

The Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestras are proud to announce the appointment of Ken Lam as Music Director.

Mr. Lam was Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, and is currently Resident Conductor of the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina. He has also been appointed Orchestra Director at Montclair State University, beginning this fall. Most recently, Mr. Lam is the 2011 winner of Memphis Symphony Orchestra International Conducting Competition.

Ken is no stranger to Baltimore, earning his M.M. in Orchestral Conducting from the Peabody Conservatory of Music and serving as Assistant / Cover Conductor with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Lyric Opera. Mr. Lam’s recent production of Massenet’s Manon at the Peabody Conservatory was hailed by the Baltimore Sun as “among the best Peabody Opera ventures, overall, of the past decade.”

“Ken’s passion as an educator and enthusiasm as a conductor will help us continue to attract and develop the best young musical talent in the greater Baltimore area” notes Jeff Zoller, GBYO Board President. “We couldn’t be more excited about this upcoming season.”

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