Conductors

Honors Symphonic Orchestra

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Marilyn Seelman is the conductor and music director of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestras of Atlanta which under her leadership have performed at New York’s Carnegie Hall, Piccolo Spoleto, the Mid-West Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Beijing, Nanjing and Shanghai, China. She maintains an active viola studio, adjudicates festivals, conducts and gives clinics throughout the United States.  Please click on the picture to read Dr. Seelman's full bio. 

Wind Program

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Jimmy Gilmore is an Assistant Executive Director of North Carolina Chamber Music Institute, a faculty member of Duke University and Meredith College, Mr. Gilmore has appeared many times as a concerto  soloist with the North Carolina Symphony and performed throughout the Southeast.   He has been a constant champion for Lamar Stringfield Summer Music Camp. Please click on the picture to read Mr. Gilmore's full bio. 

Haydn Strings

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 Shelley Livingston is Conductor of the Duke University String School Youth  Symphony Orchestra.  She  is recognized for her many contributions to the  arts, both locally and internationally.  Please click on the picture to read Miss Livingston's full bio.

Mozart Music Makers

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Ashley Kovacs currently performs regularly with the North Carolina Symphony and various other ensembles in the triangle area. She is private teaching in order to have more time with her two children Abigail and Declan.  Please click on the picture to read Mrs. Kovacs full bio.