26 March 2005

  Alsop, Marin (conductor)

Marin Alsop attanded the Tanglewood Music Center, where she was a pupil of Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, and Gustav Meier. While there, she was awarded the coveted Koussevitzky Conducting Prize, the only woman in Tanglewood's history to receive that honor. A violinist by training, in her spare moments she plays jazz violin in her group String Fever. She is Artistic Director of Concordia and has been Music Director of the Colorado Symphony since 1993. In June 2001 she was announced as the next Principal Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

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