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JoAnn F. Falletta

Music Director

Virginia Symphony

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Virginia Symphony

150 Boush Street Suite 201

Norfolk, Virginia,23510

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 Port...more

Background Information

Employment History

Performer

American Harp Society Inc


Affiliations

The York River Symphony Orchestra

Board of Advisors Member


Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Inc

Music Director


TEREZIN MUSIC FOUNDATION

Board Member


National Council on the Arts

Member


National Repertory Orchestra

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Member


Kirshbaum Demler & Associates Inc

Honorary Advisory Board Member


Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

Artistic Advisor


Western New York Women's Hall of Fame

Member


Founding

Advisory Board Member


New Hawaii Symphony

Artistic Advisor


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


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


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


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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JoAnn Falletta is internationally celebrated as a vibrant ambassador for music, an inspiring artistic leader, and a champion of American symphonic music.
An effervescent and exuberant figure on the podium, she has been praised by The Washington Post as having "Toscanini's tight control over ensemble, Walter's affectionate balancing of inner voices, Stokowski's gutsy showmanship, and a controlled frenzy worthy of Bernstein. 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, Principal Conductor of the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Principal Guest Conductor of both the Phoenix Symphony and the Brevard Music Center.


JoAnn Falletta - Biography

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JoAnn Falletta
JoAnn Falletta JoAnn Falletta Conductor Full Length Biography Hailed as a "leading force for the music of our time", for her work as a conductor, communicator, recording artist, audience builder, champion of American composers and distinguished musical citizen, JoAnn Falletta serves as Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic and the Virginia Symphony and Principal Guest Conductor of the Brevard Music Center. Her conducting has been acclaimed by The Washington Post as having "Toscanini's tight control over ensemble, Walter's affectionate balancing of inner voices, Stokowski's gutsy showmanship, and a controlled frenzy worthy of Bernstein." Internationally celebrated as a vibrant ambassador for music and an inspiring artistic leader, Ms. Falletta is invited to guest conduct many of the world's finest orchestras. She has guest conducted over a hundred orchestras in North America, and many of the most prominent orchestras in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. Her North America guest conducting appearances have included the orchestras of Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Seattle, San Diego, and the National Symphony as well as Montreal and Toronto. International appearances include the London Symphony, Liverpool and Manchester-BBC Philharmonics, Scottish BBC Orchestra, Czech and Rotterdam Philharmonics, Orchestra National de Lyon, Mannheim Orchestra and the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra. She has also served as Principal Conductor of the Ulster Orchestra. Asian engagements include appearances with the Korean Broadcast Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic, China National Symphony and the Shanghai Symphony. Ms. Falletta's summer activities have taken her to numerous music festivals including Aspen, Tanglewood, the Hollywood Bowl, Wolf Trap, Mann Center, Meadow Brook, OK Mozart Festival and the Grand Teton Festival. Falletta's 2016-17 international guest conducting engagements include appearances in Spain and Finland, in addition to recordings with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and the London Symphony at the famed Abbey Roads Studios. JoAnn will also release two discs for the Naxos label with the Virginia Arts Festival this season, Intimate Mahler and Stravinsky's Suite from The Soldier's Tale, Les Noces and Octet. In 2016, Falletta was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, joining an esteemed roster that dates back to the Academy's founding in 1780, including America's founding fathers and more than two hundred fifty Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners. She has served as a member of the National Council on the Arts and is the recipient of many of the most prestigious conducting awards including the Seaver/National Endowment for the Arts Conductors Award for exceptionally gifted American conductors, the coveted Stokowski Competition and the Toscanini, Ditson and Bruno Walter Awards for conducting, as well as the American Symphony Orchestra League's prestigious John S. Edwards Award. She has introduced more than 500 works by American composers, including well over 100 world premieres. Few artists are as important to the fabric of their communities as JoAnn Falletta. She was named World's Favorite Conductor for 2015 in an online poll for Bachtrack, Buffalo's Most Influential Civic Leader, Buffalo and Erie County's Artist of the Year, was inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, and was presented with the Chancellor Charles P. Norton Medal, the University of Buffalo's highest award. She received the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies Award for outstanding leadership for her role in the Marcel Tyberg Musical Legacy project. The JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition has brought international acclaim and attention to the classical guitar, the Buffalo region and the BPO. Falletta is a member of the Western New York Women's Hall of Fame, and received the Human Relations Award from the Buffalo/Niagara Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. In Virginia, she earned a star on Norfolk's Legends of Music Walk of Fame in recognition of her effect on the appreciation of classical music in Hampton Roads and Virginia, was named Norfolk's Downtowner of the Year and received the Virginia Women in History Award. Falletta is a strong advocate and mentor for young professional and student musicians. She has led seminars for women conductors for the League of American Orchestras, established a unique collaboration between the BPO and Mannes College to give up-and-coming conductors professional experience with a leading American orchestra, and has great success working with young musicians, guest conducting the orchestras of many of the top conservatories including Curtis, Juilliard, Mannes and The Manhattan School, and summer programs at Interlochen, Round Top and Brevard, among others. JoAnn was one of the first conductors to work with the newly formed innovative Orchestra Now created by Leon Botstein and Bard College. JoAnn is a leading recording artist for Naxos and has been recognized with two Grammy Awards and ten Grammy nominations. Ms. Falletta's radio and television credits include numerous appearances on Fresh Air, All Things Considered and From the Top, WQXR, WNCN, CBS Sunday Morning, the Charlie Rose Show, the MacNeil Lehrer News Hour, BBC Radio, and several nationally televised performances on PBS including Live from Lincoln Center-Juilliard at 80, Seasons of Life with Mark O'Connor and the BPO, and a special PBS TV documentary about music with Penn & Teller. As a writer, Ms. Falletta has contributed articles to Symphony Magazine, New York Concert Review, the Virginian Pilot, Portfolio Magazine and Traffic East Magazine. A poem from Ms. Falletta's first poetry book, Love Letters to Music, is the text setting for a work by composer Paul English that premiered in 2012. Falletta has appeared as guitarist, mandolinist and lutenist with the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, American Ballet Orchestra, Women's Philharmonic, the Virginia Symphony and the Juilliard Orchestra, and has received wide critical acclaim for her guitar chamber music recordings for the Virginia Arts Festival. Ms. Falletta received her undergraduate degree in classical guitar from the Mannes College of Music, her master's and doctorate degrees in conducting from The Juilliard School, and has been awarded eleven honorary doctorates. When not on the podium she enjoys writing, cycling, yoga and has a great love of literature. JoAnn Falletta Conductor Condensed Biography Hailed as a "leading force for the music of our time", for her work as a conductor, communicator, recording artist, audience builder, champion of American composers and distinguished musical citizen, JoAnn Falletta serves as Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and Principal Guest Conductor of the Brevard Music Center. She has been acclaimed by The Washington Post as having "Toscanini's tight control over ensemble, Walter's affectionate balancing of inner voices, Stokowski's gutsy showmanship, and a controlled frenzy worthy of Bernstein." Galway and Falletta Galway & Falletta, 2004 Internationally celebrated as a vibrant ambassador for music and an inspiring artistic leader, Ms. Falletta is invited to guest conduct many of the world's finest orchestras. She has guest conducted over a hundred orchestras in North America, and many of the most prominent orchestras in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. Her North America guest conducting appearances have included the orchestras of Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Seattle, San Diego, and the National Symphony as well as the Montreal and Toronto Symphonies. International appearances include the Liverpool and Manchester-BBC Philharmonics, Scottish BBC Orchestra, Czech and Rotterdam Philharmonics, Orchestra National de Lyon, Mannheim Orchestra, the Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra, and the London Symphony. Asian engagements include appearances with the Korean Broadcast Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic, China National Symphony and the Shanghai Symphony. Ms. Falletta's summer activities have taken her to numerous music festivals including Aspen, Tanglewood, the Hollywood Bowl, Wolf Trap, Mann Center, Meadow Brook, OK Mozart Festival and the Grand Teton Festival. In 2016, Falletta was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, joining an esteemed roster that dates back to the Academy's founding in 1780, including America's founding fathers and more than two hundred fifty Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners. She has served as a member of the National Council on the Arts and is the recipient of many of the most prestigious conducting awards including the Seaver/National Endowment for the Arts Conductors Award for exceptionally gifted American conductors, the coveted Stokowski Competition and the Toscanini, Ditson and Bruno Walter Awards for conducting, as well as the American Symphony Orchestra League's prestigious John S. Edwards Award. She has introduced over 500 works by American composers, including well over 100 world premieres. Falletta, a leading recording artist for Naxos, has been recognized with two Grammy Awards and ten Grammy nominations. The VSO, which made critically acclaimed debuts at the Kennedy Center and New York's Carnegie Hall under Falletta and entered into their first multinational recording agreement with Naxos. The orchestra performs classics, pops and family concert series in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News and Williamsburg. In addition to her current posts with the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Virginia Symphony, Brevard Music Center, and Music Advisor to the Hawaii Symphony, Ms. Falletta has held the positions of 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. Ms. Falletta received her undergraduate degree in classical guitar from the Mannes College of Music in New York and her master's and doctorate degrees in conducting from The Juilliard School.


Cone Composition Institute | New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

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Held on the Princeton University campus, the NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute invites promising composers to have their work rehearsed and performed by the NJSO and to participate in masterclasses with Institute Director Steven Mackey, as well as receive feedback from conductor JoAnn Falletta and NJSO musicians.
JoAnn Falletta, Conductor JoAnn Falletta Composition Institute.jpg JoAnn Falletta is internationally celebrated as a vibrant ambassador for music, an inspiring artistic leader and a champion of American symphonic music. She serves as the music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Falletta has guest conducted more than 100 orchestras in North America, as well as many of the most prominent orchestras in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. Her 2016-17 international guest conducting appearances include performances in Spain and Finland, as well as recordings with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony. In 2016, Falletta was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, joining an esteemed roster that dates back to the Academy's founding in 1780. She has served as a member of the National Council on the Arts and is the recipient of many of the most prestigious conducting awards. Falletta is a leading recording artist for Naxos. Her discs have won two Grammy Awards and 10 Grammy nominations.


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