Alumnus Appointed Utah Symphony Assistant Conductor Beginning September 2017

Conner Gray Covington (’08-’09) will step into the position of Assistant Conductor of the Utah Symphony in September, 2017.

Mr. Covington will work closely with Music Director Thierry Fischer in his role as Assistant Conductor. In addition to leading the orchestra in various programs for community and chamber concerts, regional tours, and the Deer Valley Music Festival concerts in Park City, he will play an active role in the orchestra’s education department, conducting family, education and outreach concerts. He will also be a spokesperson for the Utah Symphony in pre-concert lectures and community events and will act as a mentor for several youth orchestras in a variety of regional guest clinics and performances.

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