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Peter Bay

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Peter Bay is music director of the Austin Symphony Orchestra and music director of the Hot Springs Music Festival in Arkansas. In 2012, he completed a 20-year tenure as music director of the Britt Festival Orchestra in Jacksonville, Oregon. He also has held positions with the Erie Philharmonic, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Breckenridge Music Festival, Richmond Symphony in Virginia, and four different conducting posts with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Maestro Bay has appeared with 65 different orchestras including the National, Chicago, St. Louis, Houston, Dallas, Baltimore, New Mexico, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Colorado, Hawaii, Jacksonville, Richmond, Alabama, Arkansas, Canton, Eugene, Fort Worth, Buffalo, and Springfield symphonies, among others. He is the primary conductor for the ASO’s performances with Ballet Austin and made his Austin Lyric Opera debut in 2002 with André Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire.

His recordings include the U.S. premiere of Britten’s The Sword in the Stone with the Richmond Symphony and Voices, featuring the percussion ensemble NEXUS and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. A native of Washington, D.C., Bay is a graduate of the University of Maryland and the Peabody Institute of Music. In 1994, he was one of two conductors selected to participate in the Leonard Bernstein American Conductors Program.

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