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JoAnn Falletta

Music Director

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

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Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

499 Franklin Street

Buffalo, New York,14202

United States

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As Buffalo's cultural ambassador, the Grammy® winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is an internationally recognized symphony of the highest artistic caliber and an indispensable part of the Western New York community's quality of life. ... more.

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American Harp Society Inc


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Kirshbaum Demler & Associates Inc

Honorary Advisory Board Member


Virginia Symphony

Music Director


York River Symphony Orchestra

Board of Advisors Member


Western NewYork Women's Hall of Fame

Member


New Hawaii Symphony

Artistic Advisor


TEREZIN MUSIC FOUNDATION

Board Member


Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

Artistic Advisor


Founding

Advisory Board Member


Falletta Competition

Board Member


Democracy Council

BOARD OF ADVISORS Member


Virginia Arts Festival Inc

Board Member


Soundscapes

Advisory Board Member


Virginia Chorale

Advisory Board Member


Honolulu Symphony

Artistic Advisor


American Federation of Musicians

Member


Chesapeake Public Schools

Honorary Board Members Member


League of American Orchestras

Guest Faculty Member


Philharmonic Society of Orange County

Board Member


The Pew Charitable Trusts

Fellow of the National Arts Journalism Program


National Council on the Arts

Member


The Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Inc

Member


National Councilon

Member


theNational Council on the Arts

Member


Education

Florida State University


Bachelor of Music Performance degree

Metropolitan State College of Denver


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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


doctorate

Juillard


doctorate

Juilliard School


doctorate degree

Julliard University


honorary degrees

Charter Day


honorary doctoral degrees

College of William and Mary


honorary doctoral degrees

Mannes College of Music


master

Juilliard School


master's Degree

Julliard University


undergraduate degree

Mannes Collegeof Music


undergraduate degree

The New School for Music


undergraduate degree Degree

Mannes School


undergraduate degree Degree

classical guitar fromthe Mannes College of Music

The Juilliard School


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World-renowned conductor and music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, says in a statement to The Buffalo News: "The one this year is particularly dear to my heart since my mother was blind in the last years of her life," she said.
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JoAnn Falletta Conductor 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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.


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JoAnn Falletta
Conductor JoAnn Falletta is an internationally celebrated conductor and champion of American symphonic music. She serves as the music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, principal guest conductor of the Brevard Music Center, and artistic advisor of the Hawaii Symphony. Ms. Falletta has guest conducted over a hundred orchestras in North America, and many of the most prominent orchestras in Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa. She is the recipient of many of the most prestigious conducting awards and a champion of music of our time, introducing over 500 works by American composers, including more than 110 world premieres. A leading conductor for the Naxos label, her discography includes over 90 titles and her discs have won two Grammy Awards and ten Grammy nominations. Previous positions held by Ms. Falletta include principal conductor of the Ulster Orchestra, principal guest conductor of the Phoenix Symphony, music director of the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, associate conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and music director of the Denver Chamber Orchestra. More info online at joannfalletta.com. JoAnn Falletta conducted The Orchestra Now on Dec 16 & 18, 2016 and April 29, 2016.


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Kleinhans Music Hall by JoAnn Falletta Kleinhans Music Hall painted by JoAnn Falletta In addition to receiving two Grammy awards and six nominations, Falletta and the BPO have garnered numerous ASCAP awards, including the top award for Adventurous Programming in 2011, 2013 and 2014, two acclaimed Carnegie Hall performances in 2004 and 2013, two highly successful Florida tours, the establishment of the orchestra's own Beau Fleuve label, the founding of the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition in partnership with WNED, and the national and international broadcast of BPO concerts on NPR's Performance Today, SymphonyCast, and the European Broadcasting Union. The BPO is the only major orchestra to be featured twice on NPR's From the Top. Other recent broadcasts include a national PBS televised special, Bernstein's Ode to Freedom featuring Ms. Falletta as host, and a PBS special of the Four Seasons with Mark O'Connor and Catherine Cho. Both on and off the podium, Falletta is a dedicated advocate for the BPO and the Buffalo region. She was named Buffalo's most influential community leader, and Buffalo and Erie County's Artist of the Year, and was voted a member of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame and the Western New York Women's Hall of Fame. Falletta has received twelve honorary doctorates, the Erie County Historical Society's Red Jacket for outstanding community service, the Theodore Roosevelt award, the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies Award for outstanding leadership in the Tyberg Musical Legacy project and the Human Relations Award from the Buffalo/Niagara Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. Most recently, she was presented with the Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal, the University of Buffalo's highest award and The National Federation for Just Communities Citation Award.


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