Joseph Young Named New Assistant Conductor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra


The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has today announced American conductor Joseph Young as their new Assistant Conductor - and as the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra's new Music Director.

A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory, Mr Young was a recent semi-finalist in the 2013 Gustav Mahler International Conducting Competition - and in 2011 was featured by the League of American Orchestras' 'Bruno Walter National Conductor review'.

He will succeed Mr Jere Flint, who will retire at the end of the 2013-2014 season following 35 years as ASYO Music Director, 39 years as a staff conductor and 47 years as an ASO cellist.

Mr Young, who most recently served as Resident Conductor of the Phoenix Symphony, will begin his new post on June 1st.