Jackson Symphony Announces Finalists
JACKSON, Tenn.- The list of candidates to become director of the Jackson Symphony have been released. Symphony leaders announced the names of the candidates to lead the organization. Symphony officials said the three were chosen from a pool of more than 150 applicants, from 11 countries and 36 states. The three finalists are, Matthew Kraemer, director-conductor of the Butler County Orchestra in Butler, Pa., Charles Latshaw, director-conductor of the Bloomington, Ind. Symphony and Peter Shannon, artistic director and conductor of the Savannah, Ga. Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus. ” We will define who the Jackson symphony is going forward for the next ten years. This will be an incredibly important decision for the Jackson Symphony,” said Lee Warren, executive director of the Jackson Symphony. During the upcoming 53rd season, each candidate will conduct pops, masterworks and educational concerts. A new director will be named in April of 2014.