Conductor | Worldwide

Current Positions

  • Symphony of Northwest Arkansas – Music Director
  • Sympho – Founder and Artistic Director


Former Position

  • Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra –Music Director
  • New York Youth Symphony – Music Director


Current Activities

  • Winston Salem Symphony (Music Director Finalist)
  • Modesto Symphony (Music Director Finalist)


Recent Activities

  • Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • New World Symphony
  • Orchestra of St Luke’s
  • Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
  • San Antonio Symphony



Paul Haas is the founder and Artistic Director of Sympho Concerts, an orchestra of flexible size that thrives on engaging audiences by placing classical music in new contexts.  Concerts range from commissioned evening-length compositions in unusual venues to thought-provoking, multisensory performances of pre-existing works from the length and breadth of the classical canon. 

  • a critically-acclaimed concert event for the opening night of the Park Avenue Armory’s Tune-In Music Festival, ranked by New York’s WQXR FM as the “Top New Music Event of 2011”.
  • a site-specific concert commission for Ann Hamilton’s Tower, an 80-foot sculpture and performance venue in Sonoma County, California



  • ASCAP-League of American Orchestras Leonard Bernstein Award for Educational Programming
  • Composer and installation artist


Artist Websites

  • Paul Haas:
  • Sympho Concerts:  


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