Gemma New (MM ’11, Conducting) was interviewed in the San Francisco Classical Voice by Jeff Kalis. In the interview, she talks about her busy upcoming schedule and her ambitious repertoire selections. She also talks about her career and how she came to be a conductor in America. She conducted the San Francisco Symphony on Wednesday, July 10, in a concert featuring the works of Tchaikovsky. Coming up, she will conduct the orchestra on July 13 at 7:30 pm and on July 14 at 4:00 pm in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Both of these concerts will take place in the Frost Amphitheater in San Francisco, Calif.