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Dr. Jonathan Shames

Music Director and Conductor

Wyoming Symphony Orchestra

HQ Phone: (307) 266-1478

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Wyoming Symphony Orchestra

225 S. David St.

Casper, Wyoming 82601

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Director of Orchestral Studies

OU School of Music

Music Director

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras

Affiliations

Board of Advisors Member
ALL AMERICAN SINGERS

Fellow
American Pianists Association

Board Member
TMEA Region 3 Orchestra

Member
Temple B'nai Israel

Education

bachelor's degree

philosophy

Yale University

doctorate

conducting

University of Michigan

graduate degree

University of Michigan

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All American Singers Advisors

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Jonathan Shames Musical Advisor Jonathan Shames is Music Director and Conductor of the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, as well as Artistic Director of the University of Oklahoma Opera Theater and Director of Orchestral Studies at the OU School of Music. Shames was previously Associate Director of Orchestras at the University of Michigan where he received a Grammy Award for his work on the recent recording of William Bolcom's Songs of Innocence and Experience. As a pianist, he has appeared as soloist with the Boston Pops orchestra. Since winning a finalist diploma in the 1982 Moscow International Tchaikovsky Competition, Shames has performed in France, Finland, South Korea and the former Soviet Union, as well as across the United States. He has recorded with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra and the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra, toured with the Radio and Television Orchestra of Belgrade.


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Jonathan Shames, guest conductor Reno Chamber Orchestra

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Jonathan Shames
Music Director & Conductor
Jonathan Shames is Artistic Director of the University of Oklahoma Opera Theater and Director of Orchestral Studies at the OU School of Music. He has recently completed a seven-year term as Music Director and Conductor of the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra. He conducts both OU Opera and the OU Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he is an advisor to the school's contemporary music group, the New Century Ensemble. Shames was previously Associate Director of Orchestras at the University of Michigan (where he received a Grammy Award for his work on the recent recording of William Bolcom's Songs of Innocence and Experience), as well as Music Director and Conductor of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra's Marrowstone Music Festival, and the Olympia (Washington) Symphony Orchestra.
Jonathan Shames' work as musical assistant to Sarah Caldwell of the Opera Company of Boston (at age 19) led to his first conducting opportunities.
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Shames has conducted the Louisiana Philharmonic, Richmond Symphony, Sewanee Festival and Pine Mountain Festival Symphony Orchestra. As a pianist, since winning a finalist diploma in the 1982 Moscow International Tchaikovsky Competition, Shames has performed in France, Finland, South Korea and the former Soviet Union, as well as across the United States. He has recorded with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra and the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra, toured with the Radio and Television Orchestra of Belgrade, and appeared as soloist with the Seoul Sinfonietta, the Chattanooga Symphony, the Seattle and Tacoma Symphony Orchestras and the Milwaukee, Indianapolis, Seattle and Boston Pops orchestras, among others.
Jonathan Shames' teachers have included pianists Theodore Lettvin and Leon Fleisher, as well as Seiji Ozawa, Bernard Haitink, Gustav Meier, Gerard Schwarz and Samuel Jones, He was a conducting fellow of the Tanglewood Institute in 1984. He has taught at Cornell University, SUNY-Binghamton, Rutgers University, the Chautauqua Institute, Oberlin Conservatory and Interlochen. He holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Yale University and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan.


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Wyoming Symphony Orchestra | Jonathan Shames, Music Director130 W Second St, Casper, WY 82601307-266-1478 (voice) | 307-266-4522 (fax) | director@wyomingsymphony.org


Wyoming Symphony Orchestra

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Wyoming Symphony Orchestra | Jonathan Shames, Music Director130 W Second St, Casper, WY 82601307-266-1478 (voice) | 307-266-4522 (fax) | director@wyomingsymphony.org


Wyoming Symphony Orchestra

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Wyoming Symphony Orchestra | Jonathan Shames, Music Director130 W. Second Street, Casper, WY 82601307-266-1478 (voice) | 307-266-4522 (fax) | director@wyomingsymphony.org

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