The Return of Norman Huynh
- Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:50 AM
- Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:50 AM
- Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:50 AM
- Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 11:50 AM
Norman Huynh was the very first Assistant Conductor and Community Liaison here at the PSO from 2012 to 2015. In his role here at the PSO, Norman conducted dozens of main stage concerts including many Discovery, Pops, and Youth Concerts. Norman also made visits to hundreds of venues in the State of Maine. Norman is currently the Associate Conductor at the Oregon Symphony.
The recipient of the 2015 Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Scholarship, he has previously conducted the Baltimore Symphony, Toledo Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Virginia Symphony, Macon Symphony, and the Peabody Symphony Orchestra.
He made his international conducting debut with the Princess Galyani Vadhana Youth Orchestra in Bangkok, Thailand and has also conducted the Leipzig Symphony. He previously served as assistant conductor for the Spoleto Festival USA, the Portland Symphony Orchestra in Maine, Opera Carolina, the Lyric Opera of Baltimore, the Peabody Opera Theatre, and The Peabody Singers.
He co-founded the Occasional Symphony, an organization renowned for playing innovative musical programs in unique venues throughout the city of Baltimore.
Huynh received his Master’s Degree in orchestral conducting at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University where he studied with Gustav Meier, Markand Thakar, Edward Polochick and Marin Alsop.