Conductor Kelly Corcoran named interim artistic advisor at Lexington Philharmonic

Posted on: February 4, 2021

The Lexington Philharmonic in Kentucky has appointed KELLY CORCORAN as interim artistic advisor, a newly created position. Corcoran will provide artistic guidance, help shape programs, and select repertoire during the 2020-2021 season and after, until the Lexington Philharmonic can safely resume its music director search. The position will not necessarily include conducting responsibilities. Corcoran is artistic director of Intersection, a contemporary music ensemble dedicated to reimagining the traditional concert experience. She conducted the Nashville Symphony for nine seasons as associate conductor and as director of the Symphony Chorus. Corcoran has ap-peared as a guest conductor with orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, and Nation-al Symphony Orchestra. Corcoran has appeared with orchestras in Argentina, England, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, Mexico, and Chile. Corcoran attended Boston Conservatory and Indiana University, is an alumna of the Taki Alsop Conducting Fellowship, and studied contemporary mu-sic with Pierre Boulez at the Lucerne Festival. Corcoran serves on the music faculty at Middle Tennessee State University and Lipscomb University and is pursuing a master’s degree in public health in health behavior from the University of Alabama–Birmingham.