The Peabody Post

St. Louis Symphony Appoints Alumna Gemma New Resident Conductor

newGemma New (MM ’11, Conducting) has been appointed the resident conductor of the St. Louis Symphony, effective with the start of the 2016-17 season this fall. The New Zealand-born conductor currently is music director for the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra in Ontario, Canada, as well as associate conductor for the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra through the end of this season, and founder and director of the Lunar Ensemble, a contemporary music collective in Baltimore.

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