Conductors

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Robert Moody

Music Director

Robert Moody has served as Music Director for the Winston-Salem Symphony since 2005, Artistic Director for Arizona Musicfest since 2007, and Music Director for the Portland Symphony Orchestra (Maine), since 2008.

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Stephen Mulligan
Stephen Mulligan

Assistant Conductor

Stephen Mulligan was recently awarded the Aspen Conducting Prize, naming him as Music Director Robert Spano’s assistant for the summer of 2015. During the regular season, Mr. Mulligan serves as Assistant Conductor to the Winston-Salem Symphony in North Carolina, leading the orchestra in Pops and Discovery concerts and directing the Youth Orchestra.

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Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam

Chorale Director

North Carolina native Christopher Gilliam has been performing for nearly 30 years—teaching rising young artists and scholars at the university and college level for the past twelve. At home equally on the stage and podium, Gilliam has conducted or performed in literally hundreds of choral, opera, oratorio, music theatre, and straight-theatre performances.

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Coming Soon:
In photo: Brian Stokes MitchellCredit: Robert Ascroft

Broadway and More

Presented by An Appalachian Summer Festival
Jul 11, 2015 at 8:00pm

Join us in Boone for a mid-summer treat! Dubbed “The Last Leading Man” by The New York Times, Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a rich and varied career on Broadway, television and film. He received the 2000 Tony Award for “Best Actor in a Musical,” and his latest album, “Simply Broadway”, has been praised by USA Today as one of the “Best Albums of 2013.”

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