Meet the Maestro

Meet the Maestro

 

Let’s learn more about Lawrence Loh and his accomplishments.

Where were you born and raised?

I was born in southern California of Korean parentage and raised in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Where did you go to school?

I earned my Artist Diploma in Orchestral Conducting from Yale, my Masters in Choral Conducting from Indiana University, and my Bachelor’s Degree and Certificate of Management Studies from the University of Rochester in NY.

What are some of the movie concerts you have conducted?

I love conducting concerts that synchronize a live orchestra playing music with movies. I have led Pixar in Concert, Disney in Concert, Wizard of Oz, Star Wars and Jurassic Park and Singin’ in the Rain among others.

What brought you to West Virginia?

I have been hearing about how great the WV Symphony Orchestra is since I was working for the Pittsburgh Symphony as their resident conductor. When the WV music director position was announced, I had to come see and hear what the orchestra was all about!”

Tell us more about some other types of events and opportunities that have been a part of your professional career.

I have been lucky enough to work with Chris Botti, Idina Menzel, Ann Hampton Callaway, the Texas Tenors and more. I have assisted John Williams on multiple occasions and conducted numerous sold out John Williams tribute concerts.

For more information, please refer to Maestro Loh’s full biography on the WVSO website: www.wvsymphony.org.