LINUS LERNER
CONDUCTOR

CONDUCTOR LINUS LERNER – SHORT RESUME

CURRENT POSITIONS

  • Artistic Director/Conductor/Coach: San Luis Opera Festival and Voice Competition Linus Lerner (2016-)
  • Artistic Director/Conductor/Faculty: Gramado in Concert International Music Festival – Gramado, Brazil (2015-)
  • Artistic Director/Conductor: The Symphony Orchestra of Rio Grande do Norte – Natal, Brazil (2012 -)
  • Artistic Director/Conductor: The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra – Tucson, AZ (2008 -)

SELECTED PAST POSITIONS

  • Artistic Director/Conductor/Coach: Oaxaca Opera Festival – Oaxaca, Mexico (2012 -2015)
  • Voice Coach: Music Festival of the Gulf – San Marco di Castellabate, Italy – (2015)
  • Artistic Director/Voice Coach: Zacatecas Opera Festival – Zacatecas, Mexico (2014)
  • Artistic Director/Conductor: Bayou City Performing Arts – Houston, TX (2009 – 2013)
  • Artistic Director/Conductor: Beijing Concert Hall Opera Festival – Beijing, China (2011 – 2102)
  • Associate Conductor: Opera in the Ozarks – Inspiration Point, AR (2006)
  • Artistic Director/Conductor: Reveille Men’s Chorus – Tucson, AZ (2002 – 09)
  • Co-Conductor: University of Arizona Philharmonic Orchestra – Tucson, AZ (2001 – 04)
  • Assistant Conductor: University of Arizona Symphony Orchestra/Opera – Tucson, AZ (2001 – 04)
  • Assistant Conductor: Florida State University Symphony Orchestra/Opera – Tallahassee, FL (1999- 2001)
  • Associate Conductor: Tallahassee Symphony Youth Orchestra -Tallahassee, FL (2000-01)

SELECTED ORCHESTRAL GUEST CONDUCTING

  • Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra – New York, NY (2016)
  • Pleven Symphony Orchestra – Pleven, Bulgaria (2015)
  • Vidin Sinfonietta – Vidin, Bulgaria (2015)
  • Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra – Sierra Vista, AZ (2015)
  • Opus Chamber Orchestra – Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2015)
  • Round Top Festival Hill Orchestras – Round Top, TX (2015 – 14)
  • Philharmonic Orchestra of Acapulco – Acapulco, Mexico (2015)
  • Symphony Orchestra of the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas – Tampico, Mexico (2015)
  • Sofia Sinfonietta – Sofia, Bulgaria (2015)
  • Symphony Orchestra of the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi – San Luis Potosi, Mexico (2015)
  • Fondi Music Festival Orchestra – Fondi, Italy (2014)
  • Korean Peace Orchestra – Seoul, South Korea (2014)
  • Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra – Irving Texas (2014)
  • Symphony Arlington – Arlington, TX (2014)
  • Garland Symphony Orchestra – Garland, TX (2014)
  • Gramado Symphony Orchestra – Gramado, Brazil (2014)
  • Texas Medical Center Orchestra – New York City at Carnegie Hall (2013)
  • Svilen Symphony Orchestra – Svilen, Bulgaria (2013)
  • Antalya Symphony Orchestra – Antalya, Turkey (2013)
  • Tsingtao Symphony Orchestra – Tsintao, China (2012)
  • Symphony Orchestra of Porto Alegre – Porto Alegre, Brazil (2011/13)
  • Fuzhou Symphoy Orchestra – Fuzhour, China (2011)
  • Hunan Symphony Orchestra – Hunan, China (2011)

SELECTED OPERA CONDUCTING

  • Mozart’s Let Nozze di Figaro: Oaxaca Opera Festival – Oaxaca, Mexico (2105)
  • Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi: Oaxaca Opera Festival – Oaxaca, Mexico (2015)
  • Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi: Federal University of Pernambuco’s Opera Studio (2013)
  • Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Brooklyn Opera Company – New York City, NY (2012)
  • Bizet’s Le Pecheurs du Perles: Opera in the Heights – Houston, TX (2011)
  • Menotti’s Ahmal And The Night Visitors – Wick Chamber Orchestra and Singers – Tucson, AZ (2010)
  • Strausss’ Die Fledermaus: Opera in the Heights – Houston, TX (2010)
  • Mozart’s Magic Flute: National Radio and Film Orchestra, Beijing National Opera – Beijing, China (2011)
  • Lehar’s Die Lustige Witwe: Southern Arizona Opera Company – Tucson, AZ (2009)
  • Verdi’s La Traviata, Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, and Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Opera in the Ozarks –Inspiration Point, AR (2006)
  • Handel’s Semele: University of Colorado – Boulder, CO (2005)
  • Rossini’s La Cenerentola (assistant): Arizona Opera – Tucson, AZ (2004)
  • Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro: Karlovy Vary and Hadrez Kralove Symphony Orchestras – Czech Republic- International Opera Workshop (2002)
  • Haydn’s La Canterina, Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor University of Arizona Opera – Tucson, AZ (2004)
  • Strauss’ Die Fledermaus: University of Arizona Opera- Tucson, AZ (2003)

RECORDINGS

  • CELEBRATION – Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra (2013)
  • 100 Years of Tonheca Dantas – Symphony Orchestra of Rio Grande do Norte (2013)
  • Winterlight: Bayou City Women’s Chorus (2009)
  • A Foreign Affair: Reveille Men’s Chorus (2008)
  • Pride: Reveille Men’s Chorus (2006)
  • Christmas Collection: Reveille Men’s Chorus (2004)
  • Let All Men Sing: Reveille Men’s Chorus (2004)

EDUCATION

  • DMA in Orchestral Conducting: University of Arizona (2009)
  • MM in Orchestral Conducting: Florida State University (2001)
  • MM in Voice Performance: College Conservatory of Music of Cincinnati (1999)
  • BM in Choral Conducting: Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil (1987)