Artistic: Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

Posted on: October 23, 2015

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra has announced the appointment of KENNETH BEAN as associate conductor. He will assist in the artistic operations and development of the orchestra and serve as a liaison with local schools and community music educators. Bean has performed as a freelance trumpeter; has taught in the Philadelphia public schools and in such summer programs as Kinhaven Music School and the Luzerne Music Center (Lake Luzerne, N.Y.); and has held conducting posts at the Mississippi Youth Symphony Orchestra, Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra, and Young Peoples’ Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music and a master’s in music education from Jackson (Miss.) State University.

Posted October 23, 2015