Join us for the beginning of our next era as we embark on a Music Director search in 2018-2019! Five brilliant conductors from around the world will vie to become the one to take your Winston-Salem Symphony into the next movement.
Jessica Morel currently serves as the Assistant Conductor of the Winston-Salem Symphony, a position she has held since September 2016. In this role she leads the Discovery Concerts for Kids, the Mary Starling Educational Concerts, selected Plugged-In-Pops Concerts, and covers for the Music 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.