Gary Lewis is the Music Director and Conductor of the West Texas Symphony Orchestra. This is his fifteenth year with the orchestra and his fourteenth as Music Director. He is also Director of Orchestral Studies and the Bob and Judy Charles Professor of Conducting in the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Mr. Lewis is equally at home with professional, university, and youth ensembles. In addition to his regular posts with the Midland-Odessa Symphony Orchestra and the University of Colorado Boulder, he serves as Principal Guest Conductor for the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra and was the founding Artistic Director of the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras. He has also appeared with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the Sichuan Philharmonic Orchestra (Chengdu, China), the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, the Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra, the New Symphony Orchestra (Sofia, Bulgaria), and the Western Plains Opera Theater.
Open to the public – Purchase Tickets (Ticket included with conference registration.) IDRS 2022 Conference Festival Orchestra with members of the Colorado Symphony Gary Lewis, Conductor Ted Soluri, Bassoon “Ghost of the White Deer” – Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate (1968) The performance of “Ghost of the White Deer” by Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate was made possible by generous […]
Open to the public – Purchase Tickets (Ticket included with conference registration.) IDRS 2022 Conference Festival Orchestra Gary Lewis, Conductor Titus Underwood, oboe Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra – Ulysses Kay (1917-1995) I. Allegro II. Lento III. Allegro Kathleen McLean, bassoon “Big Booster” for solo bassoon and strings (2017/revised 2021) – Chiel Meijering (b. 1954) Big […]