DANIEL WILEY has been appointed assistant conductor at Canada’s Windsor Symphony Orchestra, effective June 1. Only the second conductor to hold this position at the orchestra, Wiley will be responsible for the Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings and will also, as assistant conductor, plan and conduct education concerts for grades K-3, community engagement concerts, other educational services, occasional mainstage concerts, and participate in the direction of educational outreach. Wiley holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Boise State University and a master’s degree in orchestral conducting from the University of North Texas. Until his appointment with the WSO, he was pursuing a doctorate in orchestral conducting at the University of North Texas, where he also conducts student orchestras. Wiley was a participant in the Conductors’ Guild Workshop sponsored by the Windsor Symphony in fall 2017.
Posted April 13, 2018