Michael Tilson Thomas
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The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) announced the appointment of Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) as Distinguished Professor of Music. The new role will see MTT work one-on-one with students, participate in readings with the SFCM orchestra, and conduct masterclasses.

MTT co-founded the New World Symphony in 1987, where he is now Artistic Director Laureate. He was Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony for 25 years, and in 2020 became the Symphony’s Music Director Laureate. He was the Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra and now serves as Conductor Laureate.

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