Conductor | Worldwide
Biography

Current Position

  • South Bend Symphony Orchestra – Music Director

 

Prior Positions

  • Illinois Symphony Orchestra – Music Director
  • Florida Orchestra – Principal Guest Conductor of Coffee Concert series
  • Seattle Symphony Orchestra – Associate Conductor
  • Cincinnati Symphony & Pops Orchestras – Assistant Conductor
  • Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra – Music Director

 

Current Activities

  • Seattle Symphony (reengagement)
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet (reengagement)
  • Boca Raton Sinfonia (reengagement)
  • Philharmonie Sudwestfalen
  • Gyor Philharmonic (reengagement)

 

Recent Activities

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • New York Philharmonic
  • North Carolina Symphony
  • Chicago Symphony Chamber Orchestra
  • Calgary Philharmonic orchestra
  • Seattle Chamber Players
  • Civic Orchestra of Chicago 
  • Orquestra Sinfonica Barra Mansa
  • Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonic
  • Dresden Philharmonic
  • Sewanee Music Festival
  • Qatar Philharmonic
  • Ensemble Impuls (Germany)
  • River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Silk Road Ensemble (with Yo-Yo Ma)
  • Saint Louis Symphony
  • Civic Orchestra of Chicago
  • Elgin Symphony
  • California Symphony
  • Orquesta Sinfonica de Rio de Janeiro
  • Las Vegas Philharmonic
  • Billings Symphony
  • Hong Kong Sinfonietta
  • Mexico City Philharmonic
  • China National Orchestra

 

Noteworthy

  • Nominated for Grammy – Best Classical Album (2009) for recording of Ravel’s L’Engant et les Sortileges with Nashville Symphony and Opera (Naxos)

 

Artist’s Website: www.alastairwillis.com

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