Elliot Moore
conductor
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Celebrating his inaugural season as Music Director of Colorado’s Longmont Symphony Orchestra, ELLIOT MOORE is one of the most exciting and multi-faceted American conductors of his generation. Concurrently, he holds the post of Music Director of New York City’s Blue Period Ensemble.

Elliot Moore made his Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall debut on March 3, 2015, conducting his newly formed Blue Period Ensemble in a program that included Tibetan Dance and the New York City premiere of Deep Red for Marimba and Ensemble by MacArthur Award recipient Bright Sheng and the Arnold Schoenberg/Rainer Riehn transcription of Gustav Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde. His current season includes his debut with Georgia’s Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

Highlights of Elliot Moore’s rapidly expanding career include rehearsals and/or performances with Mexico’s Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco, Canadian Chamber Opera of New York City, Motor City, Sewanee and St. Cloud symphony orchestras and Canada’s National Arts Center Orchestra, as part of its Summer Music Institute Conductors Program. After completing his doctoral work at the University of Michigan, he was invited back to lead programs of the University Philharmonia Orchestra and the Contemporary Directions Ensemble. Dr. Moore also served as Music Director of the Detroit Medical Orchestra.

Equally at home on the concert stage and in the opera pit, Elliot Moore led the 2010 world premiere performance of Ursula Kwong-Brown’s The First of Love at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre. He has also led the University of Michigan Opera Theatre’s productions of Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos and Verdi’s Falstaff.

Born in Alaska, Elliot Moore received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan, where he had been a recipient of the Helen Wu Graduate Conducting Fellowship. He began his conducting studies at the Conductors Retreat at Medomak with Kenneth Kiesler and was subsequently invited to be his assistant at the Manhattan School of Music, a position he held for two years.

Off the podium, Elliot Moore has a keen interest in languages, is a certified Feldenkrais practitioner and is an award-winning cellist, who has performed in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Brazil and the United States.

Elliot Moore and his wife, Dr. Pauline Cichon, a noted physician, make their home in Colorado.

www.elliotmoore.com

Elliot Moore has a remarkably keen ear, excellent theoretical and analytical skills, and very clear and expressive technique. Here is a serious musician, who creates synergy among musicians, and places the music at the highest priority. There is no personal aggrandizement. Instead there is an authentic and genuine quality in who he is and what he does. How remarkably welcome these qualities are!

Kenneth Kiesler
 Professor of Conducting & Director of Orchestras, University of Michigan

I find Elliot Moore to be a highly intelligent, imaginative and deeply musical individual who deserves to have every opportunity to flourish as a conductor. He understand music from the inside and, while his passion for music is evident, it is because of his combination of passion and intelligence that shows in particular what a great future he has.

 Richard Danielpour
 Grammy Award-winning Composer

7/4/2017 (1pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Thompson Park

 

10/7/2017 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Pann: Slalom
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
soloist: Spencer Myer, pianist
Elgar: Enigma Variations

11/11/2017 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Williams: Saving Private Ryan (Hymn to the Fallen)
Barber: Violin Concerto
soloist: Andrew Sords
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Dvorák: Symphony #9

11/17/2017 (7:30pm)

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA (GA)

First Baptist Church, Augusta

Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Hennecken: (world premiere)
Widor: Organ Symphony #6 (mvt. I)
soloist: Jim Nord
Dvorák: Symphony #9

12/2/2017 (4pm)
12/3/2017 (2pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
with Boulder Ballet

12/17/2017 (4pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Westview Presbyterian Church

“Holiday Concert”
Vivaldi: Gloria
J.S. Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Respighi: Adoration of the Magi
Rutter: Angels’ Carol
Rutter: Candlelight Carol
Clawson: O Holy Night
with Longmont Chorale Singers

1/26/2018 (9:45&11am)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

“5th Grade Concerts”
Bamert: Circus Parade
Richman: Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant
with Jack Prelutsky, narrator

1/27/2018 (4pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

“Family Concert”
Bamert: Circus Parade
concerto competition winner
Sibelius: Symphony #2 (finale)
Richman: Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant
with Jack Prelutsky, narrator

2/24/2018 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Udow: Mountain Myths (world premiere)
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto #1
soloist: Matt Zalkind
Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4

4/7/2018 (4pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture
Elgar: Sea Pictures
soloist: Sarah Barber, mezzo-soprano
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade

4/15/2018 (4pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (CO)

Stewart Auditorium, Longmont Museum

Mozart: Symphony #35
Beethoven: Symphony #1

5/12/2018 (7:30pm)

LONGMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (CO)

Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Skyline High School Campus

Pops: “Divas Through the Decades”

Dvorák: Symphony #8 in G, Op. 88 (excerpts)

Motor City Symphony Orchestra (Michigan)
April 23, 2017

Poulenc: Concerto in g for Organ, Strings & Timpani (rehearsal)
soloist: Andrew Herbruck
ensemble of Michigan professional musicians
October 17, 2015

Mahler/Schoenberg: Das Lied von der Erde (audio only)
soloists: Kristin Eder, mezzo-soprano; Kyle Erdos-Knapp, tenor
Blue Period Ensemble
March 2, 2015

Beethoven: Symphony #2 in D, Op. 36 (excerpts)
Hanson: Symphony #2, Op. 30 (excerpts)
University of Michigan Philharmonia Orchestra
October 17, 2014