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S2E5: Music Director Audition Weeks. Plus: Michelle Merrill, MD of the Coastal Symphony of Georgia, talks Guest Conducting, Career Development, and the Role of Music Director

UpBeat from Everything Conducting

Oct 25 2020 • 47 mins


Hosts John Devlin and Enrico Lopez-Yañez discuss all the facets of a Music Director search week in the 4/4. Then, UpBeat welcomes guest Michelle Merrill, Music Director of the Coastal Symphony of Georgia. The conversation includes discussions about career paths for conductors, her experience at the Detroit Symphony, her recent debut with the National Symphony, and advice for early-career music directors.