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Mr. Chris Zimmerman

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Music Director

Phone: (703) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: Falls Church, Virginia, United States
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
3905 Railroad Ave. Suite 202 N
Fairfax , Virginia 22030
United States

Company Description: The mission of the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra is: To explore and present the symphonic repertoire, both traditional and modern, for the diverse audiences of the...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Bachelor of Science , Political Science and Economics
    The American University
  • Master of Arts , Economics
    University of Maryland
  • Gunston Middle School , Rebecca
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • B.S. , political science and economics
  • M.A. , economics
198 Total References
Web References
The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
www.fairfaxsymphony.org, 11 Feb 2015 [cached]
Christopher Zimmerman, ex officio
The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
fairfaxsymphony.org, 11 Feb 2015 [cached]
Christopher Zimmerman - Music Director
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Christopher Zimmerman
Named Music Director of Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in 2009, Christopher Zimmerman's contract was recently extended through 2015.
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Brookes commented: Zimmerman "has been injecting adrenalin into this determined ensemble… [and has] made the Fairfax players a serious force to be reckoned with, and Midgette wrote: Bernstein " was a note-perfect end to a very refreshing evening that spoke well for the programming vision of Zimmerman."
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Brookes commented: Zimmerman "has been injecting adrenalin into this determined ensemble… [and has] made the Fairfax players a serious force to be reckoned with, and Midgette wrote: Bernstein " was a note-perfect end to a very refreshing evening that spoke well for the programming vision of Zimmerman."
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In 2011, Zimmerman was selected as the first place winner in the professional orchestra category of The American Prize in Conducting, a new award given for nationwide performances for conductors of all genres and other categories. His U.S. operatic conducting debut, Carlisle Floyd's Susannah, won first place in a National Opera Association competition.
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Zimmerman made his professional debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, a performance that was noted in The Daily Telegraph of London as, "a most auspicious London debut. This debut was followed by engagements with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic. He has since conducted orchestras all over the world in Asia, Europe and the Americas, with recent appearances in Venezuela, Finland, Prague, and Mexico.
Prior to his appointment to FSO, Zimmerman served as Music Director of the Symphony of Southeast Texas, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Concert Opera, and the City of London Chamber Orchestra. In 1999 he was appointed Music Director of the Hartt Symphony and Primrose Fuller Professor of Orchestral Studies at the Hartt School.
Christopher Zimmerman graduated from Yale with a B.A. in Music, and received his Master's from the University of Michigan. He also studied with Seiji Ozawa and Gunther Schuller at Tanglewood, and at the Pierre Monteux School in Maine with Charles Bruck. Zimmerman served as an apprentice to Andrew Davis and the Toronto Symphony and in Prague, as Assistant Conductor to Vaclav Neumann and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
Board of Directors
www.fairfaxsymphony.org, 1 April 2011 [cached]
Christopher Zimmerman, Ex-Officio (Fairfax Symphony)
NVTC Bios
www.thinkoutsidethecar.org, 9 Jan 2014 [cached]
Christopher Zimmerman
Commissioner, Arlington County
Christopher Zimmerman joined NVTC in 1998, and served as chairman in 2002 and 2009. He has been a member of the Arlington County Board from 1996 and currently serves as its chairman. Mr. Zimmerman served on the WMATA Board of Directors from 1998-2011 (having previously served as chairman in 2002 and 2008). He is also a member of the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority and t he Transportation Planning Board for the National Capital Region. In addition, he is a member of the VRE Operations Board and served as its chairman in 2009. Mr. Zimmerman holds a B.S. degree in Political Science and Economics from the American University and a M.A. in economics from the University of Maryland.
ACDC Newsletter - November 2004
www.arlingtondemocrats.org, 1 Nov 2004 [cached]
Chris Keeps Us Movin': County Board Vice Chairman Chris Zimmerman has been appointed by Gov.
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Chris has considerable interest and expertise in transportation,he serves as one of Virginia's two members on the board of directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which he also has chaired.He is vice chair of the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority.He also has chaired the Transportation Planning Board for the National Capital Region, is a member of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and serves as president of the Virginia Transit Association.And he's an alternate member of the Virginia Railway Express Operations Board.
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