Charles Prince, Conductor

Charles Prince, Conductor
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Charles Prince, Conductor Charles Prince, Conductor Charles Prince, Conductor
Charles Prince, Conductor Charles Prince, Conductor
Charles Prince, ConductorAmerican conductor Charles Prince studied with Leonard Bemstein, Seiji Ozawa, Gustav Meier, and Kurt Sanderling through the Tanglewood Conducting Seminar (1988 and 1989), after earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in music history and theory from Oberlin College. While a student at Oberlin, Prince began his conducting training with Robert Page of The Cleveland Orchestra. He also works extensively with one of Europe’s most eminent conductors (and teacher of conductors), Jorma Panula, in Helsinki.

Charles’ most recent concerts include the Gettysburg Festival Inaugural Concert at the Gettysburg Majestic Theatre, Leroy Anderson Birthday tribute concerts, WDR Radio Orchestra Cologne and Klagenfurt Stadttheatre New Year’s Eve Gala, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Associate Conductor of the New York Pops from 1996 to 2003, Charles Prince is part of the new generation of acclaimed American conductors. In addition to his work with The New York Pops, Prince has been a frequent guest conductor with the WDR Orchestra (Cologne-Essen, Gemany), the Bavarian Radio Orchestra (Munich, Germany), the Munich Symphony Orchestra, and the Sofia (Bulgaria) Philharmonic Orchestra. He was music director of the Tony Award winning production of “James Joyce’s The Dead” on Broadway and in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.