– The RSO is pleased to announce that Diane Wittry has been appointed the Artistic Director and Conductor for the 2014-2015 season.
Diane Wittry, joins the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra as our newly appointed Artistic Director and Conductor for the 75th Anniversary Season. She is excited to be working with our dedicated and talented musicians as the organization celebrates the history and accomplishments of the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra over the past 75 years.
Diane Wittry is known nationally for her innovative programming style and her audience rapport. Her choices of repertoire and her ability to related to an audience always make her concerts unique and interesting. The Stamford Advocate, CT, featured Diane Wittry as “a conductor who specializes in finding creative ways to make the music fresh, accessible, and exciting.”
In addition to her work with the Ridgewood Symphony, Diane Wittry is currently the Music Director and Conductor of the Allentown Symphony in Pennsylvania, and the Artistic Director for the International Cultural Exchange Program for Classical Musicians with the Sarajevo Philharmonic in Bosnia. In the past, Diane Wittry has also been the Music Director of the Norwalk Symphony (CT), and the Conductor of the Symphony of Southeast Texas (TX) where she received the national Helen M. Thompson Award from the League of American Orchestras for outstanding artistic leadership of a regional orchestra.
Our Next Concert...
Friday, November 18, 2016, at 8:00 PM
West Side Presbyterian Church
Varian Fry Way
6 South Monroe Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Christine Kwak, Violin
The Ridgewood Symphony is accepting applications for the following positions (click on the position for more details):
- Director of Strings & Concertmaster
- Assistant Concertmaster
- Principal Second Violin
Application deadline: July 22, 2016 or until filled with a qualified candidate .
The concerts for the 2016‐2017 season are: Friday Nov. 18, 2016; Friday February 24, 2017; Friday May 5, 2017.
"Great music....close to home"
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