The Western Piedmont Symphony in Hickory, North Carolina, has announced Matthew Thomas Troy as Music Director. Troy will succeed John Gordon Ross, who led the Symphony for 27 years.

Troy has held the position of music director and conductor of the Piedmont Wind Symphony since January 2015. He also serves as education conductor with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, where he conducts the Discovery Family Series, educational concerts, Carnegie Hall’s Link Up concerts, and other outreach efforts.


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