Meet Our Music Director, Conductor

Amy Wilson is a promising young conductor who has conducted orchestras throughout the United States, Mexico, and Europe. Currently, she is also the artistic and executive director of the annual Southeast Stonewall Music Festival (founded in 2013) and principal guest conductor of the Atlanta Musicians Orchestra. She was previously associate conductor of the APO for three seasons.
 
Amy holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College–Conservatory of Music, the University of North Texas, and Mercer University.  While at Mercer she was the conductor of the Mercer/Macon Symphony Youth Orchestra, apprentice conductor of the Macon Symphony Orchestra, and conductor for the Mercer Opera.  Recently, she guest conducted the Atlanta Musicians Orchestra, Yakima Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra, and the Warner Robins Air Force Band.
 
She has studied with such distinguished conductors as Robert Spano, Adrian Gnam, Gustav Meier, Jesús López-Cobos, Anshel Brusilow, and Wayne Wyman and attended many prestigious masterclasses including the Seasons Fall Festival, California Conducting Institute, Conductors Retreat at Medomak, Pierre Monteux School, International Conductors Workshop and Compeition, and Eduardo Mata conducting workshop.  Amy was named the winner of the 2005 International Conductors Workshop and Competition.  In the summer of 2011, Robert Spano invited her to study with him and to observe the Aspen Music Festival and School.

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