Springfield Symphony Historical Timeline 2000's

2002

Hsu announces that her 8th season (2002-2003) will be her final season with the orchestra; national search for replacement begins

04-05 Program


2003



National search results in 183 applicants from
35 states, District of Columbia, and 5 foreign countries. Search narrowed to six finalists who
each conduct one concert during the 2003-2004 season. Ron Spigelman named seventh conductor
of the orchestra in May 2004


2004








September concert officially begins
Spigelman’s career with the orchestra;
annual Holiday Concert returns as part
of orchestra’s season in December 2004







05-06 Program


2005






The Spigelman family move to Springfield and Ron 
becomes first resident conductor in ten years.






Spigelman Family

2012


Spigelman's tenure ended in May 2012. During the 2012-2013 season, six finalists auditioned to become the next music director/conductor of the Springfield Symphony. The conductor who had the highest composite score, from audience, orchestra, board and staff votes, was chosen.

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2013

Kyle Wiley Pickett named eighth conductor of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

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