Springfield Symphony Historical Timeline 2000's


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

04-05 Program


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


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


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

Spigelman Family


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.



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


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