21st Century Consort
21st Century Consort
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Mr. Christopher Kendall
Christopher Kendall, Founding Artistic Director and Conductor, is the recipient of the Smithson Medal as the conductor and artistic director of the 21st Century Consort. The group has performed at the Hirshhorn Museum, Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, the Spoleto Festival USA, on tour nationally, and on record for the ASV, Centaur, Innova, Delos, Nonesuch, CRI and Smithsonian Collection labels. A televised performance devoted to the music of Aaron Copland won an Emmy Award in 1984.
Prior to his appointment as Dean and Professor of Conducting at the University of Michigan's School of Music in summer 2005, he had served as Director of the School of Music at the University of Maryland since 1996. Earlier, he was Director of the Music Division of the Boston University School of the Arts, and Music Director of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. He assumed the Boston post following a five-year term as Associate Conductor of the Seattle Symphony where he led that orchestra in concerts of repertoire from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Kendall is also the founder and lutenist of the Folger Consort, early-music ensemble-in-residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library. The group performs extensively in Washington, D.C. and has toured and broadcast nationally.
Kendall's guest conducting appearances have included the Seattle Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Kitchner-Waterloo Symphony (Canada), San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Music Today, Collage New Music, Dinosaur Annex, New York Chamber Symphony, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Da Capo Chamber Players, and the Orchestra, Symphony and Chamber Orchestra of the Juilliard School.
21st Century ConsortOfficers, directors, trustees, and key employees
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21st Century ConsortBoard of directors
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Mr. Michael Hamilton
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