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Scott Terrell, conductor, has been music director of the Lexington Philharmonic since 2009 and has transformed the orchestra with his imaginative programs, engaging presence, and determined passion for artistic excellence and viability. Maestro Terrell’s recent guest conducting engagements include engagements with the Colorado Music Festival, St. Louis Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Hong Kong, Arizona Opera, Vancouver Symphony, National Arts Centre Orchestra, and the Colorado Symphony. Upcoming engagements include debuts with Baltimore Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Tucson Symphony, and Fort Worth Opera. Since 2012, he has served on the cover conductor staff of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Mr. Terrell has led with many prestigious international organizations including Aspen Music Festival and School, Opera Colorado, Minnesota Opera, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Rochester Philharmonic, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Milwaukee Symphony, Spoleto Festival, Naples Philharmonic, Eugene Symphony, and Richmond Symphony. He served as resident conductor and director of educational programs of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Prior to that, Mr. Terrell was assistant conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra. He was chosen as a fellowship conductor for the inaugural season of the American Academy of Conducting at the Aspen Music Festival and School under Music Director, David Zinman. At the conclusion of that summer, Terrell was awarded the Aspen Conducting Prize. 

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