“The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra has announced that Troy Quinn has been selected as its next music director and conductor,” reads an unsigned article on Friday’s (5/19) Tristatehomepage.com (Henderson, Kentucky). “The symphony signed Quinn to a three-year contract, which will start on June 1. He will conduct his first concert as the new music director and conductor on August 5, 2017 at the Symphony’s annual US Bank ‘Concert on the Lawn.’ In the symphony’s 52-year history, Quinn is the fifth Music Director and Conductor…. Quinn is the current music director and conductor of the Juneau Symphony and he was the founder of the Ocean State Symphony Orchestra of Rhode Island…. Quinn is also comfortable in the pops and commercial world. He’s performed and recorded with artists such as The Rolling Stones, Barry Manilow, Josh Groban, and Jennifer Hudson. Quinn is from Connecticut and he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Providence College. He received his masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music and completed his doctorate at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music.” Quinn replaces Nicholas Palmer, who stepped down as music director in 2016.
Posted May 22, 2017