DIANE WITTRY has been named music director of the Garden State Philharmonic, based in Toms River, New Jersey. Wittry is also currently music director and conductor of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra in Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she was the artistic director of the Ridgewood Symphony (New Jersey); music director and conductor of the Norwalk Symphony (Connecticut); music director and conductor of the Symphony of Southeast Texas (Beaumont, Texas); and artistic director of the International Cultural Exchange Program with the Sarajevo Philharmonic, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Wittry has recently conducted concerts in Poland, China, Japan, Canada, Italy, Bosnia, Russia, Slovakia, New York, Washington D.C, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Kansas, and California, as well as leading her orchestras in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Wittry’s first performance as music director for the Garden State Philharmonic will be the season-opening concert on September 16, 2018 at the Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts in Toms River, NJ.
Posted July 19, 2018