October 17, 2021

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TTU School of Music announces appointment of guest maestros

Texas Tech University’s School of Music, housed within the J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, announces the engagement of two distinguished guest maestros this fall. 

David Cho, music director of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, will appear with the University Symphony Orchestra throughout the semester and Viswa Subbaraman will conduct the Texas Tech Opera Orchestra in November, according to a news release.

“The School of Music is delighted to connect current students with outstanding artists in the field of music to create inspiring performances for our academic and local communities,” said Lisa Garner Santa, director of the School of Music, in the news release.


The Texas Tech and Lubbock communities are invited to hear the University Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Maestro David Cho at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 in the Crickets Theater at the Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in Hemmle Recital Hall.  

Cho’s career has been marked with distinguished accomplishments, including winning the E. Nakamichi Concerto Competition at the Aspen Music Festival, being awarded the Arthur Dann Prize at the Oberlin Conservatory, serving as assistant conductor for the Vienna Philharmonic and conducting at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Carnegie Hall.  

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