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Music Director

Virginia Symphony

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Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Virginia Symphony

861 Glenrock Rd. Suite 200

Norfolk, Virginia 23502

United States

Company Description

The Virginia Symphony's HARMONY Project focuses on the partnership between the orchestra and several historically African-American church congregations in the Hampton Roads communities. It is underwritten by the Norfolk Arts and Humanities Commission, the ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Performer

American Harp Society Inc

Affiliations

Music Director
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Board Member
TEREZIN MUSIC FOUNDATION

Advisory Board Member
Founding

Artistic Advisor
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

Artistic Advisor
New Hawaii Symphony

Board of Advisors Member
York River Symphony Orchestra

Board Member
Falletta Competition

BOARD OF ADVISORS Member
Democracy Council

Board Member
Virginia Arts Festival Inc

Advisory Board Member
Soundscapes

Advisory Board Member
Virginia Chorale

Member
American Federation of Musicians

Honorary Board Members Member
Chesapeake Public Schools

Guest Faculty Member
League of American Orchestras

Board Member
Philharmonic Society of Orange County

Member
National Council on the Arts

Member
Western NewYork Women's Hall of Fame

Member
The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Inc

Member
National Councilon

Member
theNational Council on the Arts

Artistic Advisor
Honolulu Symphony

Fellow of the National Arts Journalism Program
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Education

Florida State University

classical guitar

Mannes College of Music

Bachelor of Music Performance degree

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Bs

Lehigh

Honorary Degree of Musical Arts

Manhattan School of Music

Master of Arts

Conducting

University of Denver

Receives Honorary Degree

Virginia Weselyan College

advanced degree

Juilliard School

complete master

doctoral degree

The Juilliard School

doctoral degree

conducting

Juilliard School of Music

doctorate

Juillard

doctorate

Juilliard School

doctorate degree

Julliard University

doctorate degree

The Juilliard School

elevenhonorary doctorates

honorary degrees

Charter Day

honorary degrees

Virginia Wesleyan College

honorary doctoral degrees

College of William and Mary

honorary doctoral degrees

Mannes College of Music

master

Juilliard School

master's Degree

Julliard University

master's Degree

The Juilliard School

master's Degree

conducting

Juilliard School of Music

undergraduate degree

Mannes Collegeof Music

undergraduate degree

Mannes School ofMusic

undergraduate degree

The New School for Music

undergraduate degree Degree

Mannes College of Music

undergraduate degree Degree

Mannes School

undergraduate degree Degree

Mannes School of Music

undergraduate degree Degree

classical guitar fromthe Mannes College of Music

The Juilliard School

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JoAnn Falletta - Biography

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JoAnn Falletta

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JoAnn Falletta Conductor
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Internationally celebrated as a vibrant ambassador for music and aninspiring artistic leader, Ms. Falletta is invited to guest conduct manyof the world's finest orchestras. She has guest conducted over a hundredorchestras in North America, and many of the most prominent orchestrasin Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. Her North America guestconducting appearances have included the orchestras of Philadelphia, LosAngeles, San Francisco, Dallas, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Indianapolis,Seattle, San Diego, and the National Symphony as well as Montreal andToronto. International appearances include the London Symphony,Liverpool and Manchester-BBC Philharmonics, Scottish BBC Orchestra,Czech and Rotterdam Philharmonics, Orchestra National de Lyon, MannheimOrchestra and the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra. She has also served asPrincipal Conductor of the Ulster Orchestra. Asian engagements includeappearances with the Korean Broadcast Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic,China National Symphony and the Shanghai Symphony. Ms. Falletta's summeractivities have taken her to numerous music festivals including Aspen,Tanglewood, the Hollywood Bowl, Wolf Trap, Mann Center, Meadow Brook, OKMozart Festival and the Grand Teton Festival.
Falletta's 2016-17 international guest conducting engagements includeappearances in Spain and Finland, in addition to recordings with theBerlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and the London Symphony at the famedAbbey Roads Studios. Recent guest conducting highlights includeperformances with orchestras in Columbia and Iceland, as well as debutsin Belgrade, Gothenburg, Lima, Bogotá, Helsingborg, a European tour withthe Stuttgart Orchestra, and the Orchestra of St. Luke's.
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JoAnn will also release two discs for the Naxos labelwith the Virginia Arts Festival this season, Intimate Mahler andStravinsky's Suite from The Soldier's Tale, Les Noces and Octet.
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In 2016, Falletta was elected to the American Academy of Arts andSciences, joining an esteemed roster that dates back to the Academy'sfounding in 1780, including America's founding fathers and more than twohundred fifty Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners. She has served as amember of the National Council on the Arts and is the recipient of manyof the most prestigious conducting awards including the Seaver/NationalEndowment for the Arts Conductors Award for exceptionally giftedAmerican conductors, the coveted Stokowski Competition and theToscanini, Ditson and Bruno Walter Awards for conducting, as well as theAmerican Symphony Orchestra League's prestigious John S. Edwards Award. he has introduced more than 500 works by American composers, includingwell over 100 world premieres.
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Falletta is a member of the Western New York Women'sHall of Fame, and received the Human Relations Award from theBuffalo/Niagara Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. In Virginia,she earned a star on Norfolk's Legends of Music Walk of Fame inrecognition of her effect on the appreciation of classical music inHampton Roads and Virginia, was named Norfolk's Downtowner of the Yearand received the Virginia Women in History Award.
Falletta is a strong advocate and mentor for young professional andstudent musicians. She has led seminars for women conductors for theLeague of American Orchestras, established a unique collaborationbetween the BPO and Mannes College to give up-and-coming conductorsprofessional experience with a leading American orchestra, and has greatsuccess working with young musicians, guest conducting the orchestras ofmany of the top conservatories including Curtis, Juilliard, Mannes andThe Manhattan School, and summer programs at Interlochen, Round Top andBrevard, among others. JoAnn was one of the first conductors to workwith the newly formed innovative Orchestra Now created by Leon Botsteinand Bard College. This coming season, she will conduct the 100thanniversary concert of her alma mater, The Mannes College of Music, atAlice Tully Hall and be in residence at SUNY Potsdam.
JoAnn is a leading recording artist for Naxos and has been recognizedwith two Grammy Awards and ten Grammy nominations.
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Ms. Falletta's radio and television credits include numerous appearanceson Fresh Air, All Things Considered and From the Top, WQXR, WNCN, CBSSunday Morning, the Charlie Rose Show, the MacNeil Lehrer News Hour, BBCRadio, and several nationally televised performances on PBS includingLive from Lincoln Center-Juilliard at 80, Seasons of Life with MarkO'Connor and the BPO, and a special PBS TV documentary about music withPenn & Teller. As a writer, Ms. Falletta has contributed articles toSymphony Magazine, New York Concert Review, the Virginian Pilot,Portfolio Magazine and Traffic East Magazine.
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Falletta has appeared as guitarist, mandolinist and lutenist with theNew York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New JerseySymphony, American Ballet Orchestra, Women's Philharmonic, the VirginiaSymphony and the Juilliard Orchestra, and has received wide criticalacclaim for her guitar chamber music recordings for the Virginia ArtsFestival.
Ms. Falletta received her undergraduate degree in classical guitar fromthe Mannes College of Music, her master's and doctorate degrees inconducting from The Juilliard School, and has been awarded elevenhonorary doctorates. When not on the podium she enjoys writing,cycling, yoga and has a great love of literature.
JoAnn Falletta Conductor
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Internationally celebrated as a vibrant ambassador for music and aninspiring artistic leader, Ms. Falletta is invited to guest conduct manyof the world's finest orchestras. She has guest conducted over a hundredorchestras in North America, and many of the most prominent orchestrasin Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. Her North America guestconducting appearances have included the orchestras of Philadelphia, LosAngeles, San Francisco, Dallas, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Indianapolis,Seattle, San Diego, and the National Symphony as well as the Montrealand Toronto Symphonies. International appearances include the Liverpooland Manchester-BBC Philharmonics, Scottish BBC Orchestra, Czech andRotterdam Philharmonics, Orchestra National de Lyon, Mannheim Orchestra,the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra, and the London Symphony. Asianengagements include appearances with the Korean Broadcast Symphony,Seoul Philharmonic, China National Symphony and the Shanghai Symphony. s. Falletta's summer activities have taken her to numerous musicfestivals including Aspen, Tanglewood, the Hollywood Bowl, Wolf Trap,Mann Center, Meadow Brook, OK Mozart Festival and the Grand TetonFestival.
In 2016, Falletta was elected to the American Academy of Arts andSciences, joining an esteemed roster that dates back to the Academy'sfounding in 1780, including America's founding fathers and more than twohundred fifty Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners. She has served as amember of the National Council on the Arts and is the recipient of manyof the most prestigious conducting awards including the Seaver/NationalEndowment for the Arts Conductors Award for exceptionally giftedAmerican conductors, the coveted Stokowski Competition and theToscanini, Ditson and Bruno Walter Awards for conducting, as well as theAmerican Symphony Orchestra League's prestigious John S. Edwards Award. he has introduced over 500 works by American composers, including wellover 100 world premieres.
Falletta, a leading recording artist for Naxos, has been recognized withtwo Grammy Awards and ten Grammy nominations.
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In addition to her current posts with the Buffalo Philharmonic, theVirginia Symphony, Brevard Music Center, and Music Advisor to the HawaiiSymphony, Ms. Falletta has held the positions of Principal Conductor ofthe Ulster Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Phoenix Symphony,Music director of the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, Associate Conductorof the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and Music Director of the DenverChamber Orchestra.
Ms. Falletta received her undergraduate degree in classical guitar fromthe Mannes College of Music in New York and her master's and doctoratedegrees in conducting from The Juilliard School.


Biographies--Druminar

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Few artists are as important to the fabric of their communities as JoAnn Falletta. Acclaimed by The New York Times as "one of the finest conductors of her generation," she serves as the Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. If scheduling permits, she will inspire you by correlating the similarities between music and business, as well as providing her insights to motivate your team.


Board of Advisors

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JoAnn Falletta, Music Director, Virginia Symphony


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HSO Artistic Advisor JoAnn Falletta will conduct a concert featuring violinist, JinJoo Cho and Hawaiian vocalist, Aaron Mahi in a special program that acknowledges the great power of the Ocean.

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JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Internationally celebrated as a vibrant ambassador for music and an inspiring artistic leader, JoAnn Falletta serves as the Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Brevard Music Center.


JoAnn Falletta, ...

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JoAnn Falletta, Conductor

Internationally celebrated as a vibrant ambassador for music and an inspiring artistic leader, JoAnn Falletta serves as the Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Brevard Music Center.
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Hailing her as a "leading force for the music of our time," the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has honored JoAnn Falletta with twelve ASCAP awards. Ms. Falletta served as a Member of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory body of the National Endowment for the Arts during both the George W. Bush and Obama administrations.

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