The El Paso (Tex.) Symphony Orchestra Association has appointed JAMES O. WELSCH music director and general manager of El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras and assistant conductor of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music theory and composition from Stetson University in his native Florida and a master’s in orchestral conducting from Syracuse University’s Setnor School of Music. While at Setnor he served as assistant and cover conductor of the Syracuse Symphony Youth Orchestra; conductor of the New Directions Ensemble; and founding conductor of the Senior Brass Choir.
Posted September 9, 2016