Eric Townell, Acting Music Director 1990-1991
From the April 28, 1991 concert program:
Eric Townell is Acting Music Director of the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, Assistant Conductor of the Prince George's Philharmonic and Director of the Arion Gesangverein, the German chorale active in Baltimore since 1850. Mr. Townell was formerly Director of the Washington University Chamber Orchestra. He served as Music Director for Washington University's production of Weill's Threepenny Opera, and was musical director for the 1984 production of Walton's Facade with the St. Louis Repertory Dancers.
Mr. Townell holds degrees from Indiana University and Northern Illinois University, and has studied conducting and solfege at the Peabody Conservatory, the St. Louis Conservatory, the Hochschule fur Musik in Vienna, Austria, and privately with Catherine Comet. Recent engagements as Guest Conductor include the Prince George's Philharmonic, the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, the Fox Valley Symphony (Wisconsin), the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra, and the Hershey Symphony Orchestra.