The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has appointed WILLIAM C. WHITE assistant conductor, effective in August. He succeeds KEN LAM, who is leaving the CSO for a position at Montclair State University in New Jersey. White’s duties will include assisting the conductors of the CSO, the Cincinnati Pops, and the May Festival, as well as conducting the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra. A native of Bethesda, Md., he is a 2005 graduate of the University of Chicago, where he studied theory, composition, and orchestration and played viola in the student orchestra as well as singing in the Motet Choir and conducting numerous student concerts and theater productions. He furthered his conducting training as a student of David Effron and Arthur Fagen at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music.
Posted May 13, 2011