Jeffrey Pollock, Music Director

Music Director

Jeffrey Pollock
Jeffrey Pollock

Jeffrey Pollock is known for his musical versatility, his innovative concert programming, and for his ability to make connections with audiences.

Chosen by the League of American Orchestras as a featured conductor for their prestigious 2001 National Conductor Preview, he has performed with orchestras across North America including the Detroit, Houston, Nashville, Cleveland Chamber and Charlotte Symphonies in the US and the Windsor Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Niagara Symphony and the Hamilton Philharmonic in Canada.

A sensitive accompanist on the podium, he has performed with virtuoso artists such as Zuill Bailey, Conrad Tao, Angela Cheng and Jennifer Frautschi. While Associate Conductor with the Fort Worth Symphony and Resident Conductor of the Toledo Symphony, he worked with a wide variety of international performers, including Roberta Flack, Wynnona Judd, Randy Newman, Pink Martini, Nanci Griffith, Arturo Sandoval and Natalie MacMaster.

For the opera stage, he has conducted productions of The Barber of Seville, Cavalleria Rusticana, and The Turn of the Screw and has worked as chorus master and accompanist for a number of regional opera companies including Baltimore Opera Company, Opera Delaware and Washington D.C.’s Summer Opera Theater. He received his Master’s degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music and has studied with noted teachers Gustav Meier, Ken Kiesler, and Frederik Prausnitz.

When not making music, Jeff can be found hiking, mixing vintage cocktails and cooking up a storm.

Jeffrey Pollock conducting
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