Speaker: Thomas Wilkins, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

Closing the Conference, Thomas Wilkins, Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, shared his unique perspectives on the importance of connecting with audiences, engaging children in orchestral music, and committing to local communities.

In 2020, Wilkins was named the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s first-ever Artistic Advisor for Education and Community Engagement. In 2021, he was named music director laureate of the Omaha Symphony after 16 years, becoming the longest-serving music director in the organization’s 100+ year history.

The Closing Session has been generously sponsored by Akustiks, HGA, and Schuler Shook. Photo Credit: Mathew Imaging


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