Daniel Black

Arts
2:59 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Rockford Symphony Names New Conductor For Youth Orchestra

Linc Smelser
Credit Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra

The Rockford Symphony Orchestra (RSO) has chosen Linc Smelser to be the next conductor of the Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra (RSYO). The RSO announced the selection Friday.

In the announcement, RSO Music Director Steven Larsen said he was delighted to have Smelser as the RSYO's new conductor.

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Rockford
7:20 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra Conductor Leaving

Credit Daniel Black

The conductor of the Rockford Symphony's Youth Orchestra has a new job. According to an email release, Daniel Black was named Assistant Conductor of the Fort Worth (Texas) Symphony Orchestra. Black's final performance with the RSYO is May 4th. He will join the Fort Worth orchestra in August.

Black joined the RSYO in 2009. He also conducted the University of Illinois – Chicago String Orchestra and the summertime Hamilton Wings SCORE youth opera project.

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Arts
6:30 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Youth Orchestra tackles Beethoven biggie

RSYO Music Director Daniel Black leads his orchestra in performance
Yawen Wu

Sunday, April 29th, at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, the Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra takes on perhaps the biggest challenge in its 47–year history.

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