The Reno Philharmonic has renewed LAURA JACKSON’s contract as music director for four more seasons, through 2021-22. Jackson, originally trained as a violinist, holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, where she studied violin and conducting, and a doctorate in orchestral conducting from the University of Michigan. She won her first conducting position in 1992 with the Nashua Chamber Orchestra and served as music director there until 1998. Prior to taking up the Reno Philharmonic post nine years ago, her previous positions include music director of the Life Sciences Orchestra at the University of Michigan, made up of doctors, researchers, students, and staff of the university’s life sciences community; and assistant conductor with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Posted March 28, 2018