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Music Director

Miguel Harth Bedoya

Principal Guest Conductor

Robert Spano

Conducting Fellows

Alex Amsel

Stephanie Rhodes Russell

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is committed to developing the talent of up-and-coming conductors, and the new Conducting Fellow program, launched in the 2019-20 season, strikes a perfect balance between guided professional development opportunities and ‘hands-on’ performance experience. The new program has been designed to create opportunities for early-career conductors to hone their craft under the tutelage of Miguel Harth-Bedoya as they conduct community and education concerts and serve as backup conductors for the Symphonic Series over the next two seasons. Each Conducting Fellow will have opportunities to develop their skills through a blend of coaching sessions with Harth-Bedoya and rehearsal and performance opportunities with the orchestra in the community.