Music Director and Principal Conductor of American Symphony Orchestra and The Orchestra Now of Bard College, a scholar – an expert in the history of European music. President of Bard College,
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The Orchestra Now (TŌN) is an innovative pre-professional orchestra and master’s degree program at Bard College that is preparing a new generation of musicians to break down barriers between modern audiences and great orchestral music of the past and present.
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Music Director and Principal Conductor of English Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director of Colorado Mahlerfest. A leading expert on music of the “lost generation” of composers whose music was suppressed by the Nazis, via acclaimed recordings of music by Gál, Krása, Ullmann and Krenek.
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Award winning record producer, author of “Frobidden Music: Jewish composers banned by the Nazis”, senior researcher at the “exile.arte Zentrum” at Vienna University for Music and Performance Arts.
Polish-Canadian pianist. Wnukowski has performed throughout Europe, North America, South America and Asia with such orchestra as Polish Radio Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, Windsor Symphony and Southfield Symphony and conductors such as Jerzy Maksymiuk, Alain Trudel and David Amos.
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Music Director and Principal Conductor of Buffallo Philarmonic Orchestra. Recorded music of Karol Rathaus with London Symphony Orchestra.
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Leon Hyman, the oldest of Rathaus’ students, is a successful conductor, who worked with New York Philharmonic, the American Symphony Orchestra, and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. He is a cofounder, principal conductor and music director of the New Philharmonic of New Jersey.
Composer Allen Brings studied composition with Karol Rathaus, Otto Luening, Gardner Read, and Rodger Sessions. His published compositions, include works for orchestra, band, chorus, a wide variety of chamber ensembles, piano, organ, harpsichord, guitar, and voice.
“I commuted to Queens College from the Bronx to study with Karol Rathaus”, said George Sturm, who later became a successful music publisher, a founder of Music Associates of America .