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April 9, 2013 at 5:01 PM

Ludovic Morlot at helm of UW conducting program

Seattle Symphony music director Ludovic Morlot is the new chair of orchestral conducting studies at the University of Washington, effective fall 2013, the university has announced.  Morlot became an affiliated professor of music at UW in spring 2012. Also new to the music school: composer/conductor David Rahbee, who has accepted an initial one-year appointment as director of the UW Symphony Orchestra, starting in the fall. Rahbee, recipient of the American-Austrian foundation’s 2003 Herbert von Karajan Fellowship for Young Conductors,  was conductor of the Harvard University-based Fidelio Chamber Orchestra from 1997-2001 and has conducted with many other orchestras in the U.S. and Europe.

 

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