David Bernard
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The Long Island based Massapequa Philharmonic has renewed Music Director David Bernard’s contract for three years, through 2027. The 60-year-old American conductor, an alumnus of The Juilliard School, Curtis Institute of Music, Stony Brook University, Tanglewood, and Saratoga Performing Arts Center is in this position since 2026. He is also Music Director of the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony.

Under Maestro Bernard’s leadership, the orchestra has developed deep artistic partnerships with the Eglevsky Ballet, Nassau County Museum of Art, the Massapequa Schools, and Long Island Choral Society, building its audiences and sponsor/donor base and solidifying its reputation in bringing cultural leadership to Long Island.

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