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Biography

Current Positions

  • Johnstown Symphony Orchestra – Music Director
  • Experiential Orchestra – Music Director
  • Geneva Light Opera – Music Director
  • The Dream Unfinished (Advocacy Orchestra for Social Justice) – Co-Artistic Director

 

Prior Positions

  • Boston Philharmonic Orchestra – Zander Fellow/Assistant Conductor
  • Opera Venezuela – Music Director
  • Illinois Modern Ensemble – Assistant Conductor

 

Current Activities

  • Trinity Church Wall Street 12th Night Festival – Conductor
  • Seraphic Fire (Miami, FL) – Cover Conductor
  • Parma Records – Session Conductor
  • New York Philharmonic – Workshop Conductor

 

Recent Activities

  • Odyssey Opera (Boston) – First Guest Conductor
  • International Conductor Showcase 40th Anniversary of El Sistema (Venezuela)
  • Malaysian Symphony Orchestra – Resident Conductor Finalist
  • Spokane Symphony Orchestra
  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - OrchKids Ensemble Director
  • Discovery Ensemble

 

Endeavors

  • Make Music NOLA (El Sistema-inspired program in New Orleans) – Co-Founder
  • Boston Philharmonic New Directions - Founder
  • Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Young Composers Initiative - Founder
  • Listening as Leadership (presentations for corporate leaders and others about using music to further their leadership skills) – Founder
  • Rite of Spring Dance Party – Creator

 

Noteworthy

  • Presser Award for Career Advancement (2012)

 

Websites

  • James Blachly - www.jamesblachly.com
  • Experiential Orchestra: www.experientialorchestra.com
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