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Orchestra conductor

John Farrer, American orchestra conductor. Member American Symphony Orchestra League (member standing committee on artistic affairs since 1981, conductor workshops since 1986, conductor continuum since 1989), Association California Symphony Orchestras (board directors 1977-1981), Rotary.

Background

Farrer, John was born on July 1, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of John and Beulah (Finley) Farrer.

Education

Bachelor in Music Theory, University of Michigan, 1964;Master in Music Theory, University of Michigan, 1966;diploma, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, 1969.

Career

Music director, Roswell (New Mexico) Symphony Orchestra, since 1972;music director, Bakersfield (California) Symphony Orchestra, since 1975;regular cover conductor, San Francisco Symphony, since 1988;regular cover conductor, ASV Records, since 1989;regular cover conductor, Pickwick Records, since 1993. Board directors N.H. Youth Orchestra.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Conductor (recordings) London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, English Sinfonia, Bournemouth Symphony.

Membership

Member American Symphony Orchestra League (member standing committee on artistic affairs since 1981, conductor workshops since 1986, conductor continuum since 1989), Association California Symphony Orchestras (board directors 1977-1981), Rotary.

Connections

Married Bonnie Bogle, June 3, 1967. Children: Matthew, Joanna.

father:
John Farrer

mother:
Beulah (Finley) Farrer

spouse:
Bonnie Bogle

child:
Matthew Farrer

child:
Joanna Farrer