Utah Symphony & Utah Opera and Music Director Thierry Fischer announced an extension of Conner Gray Covington’s contract through the 2020-21 season, and a retention of his two titles as Utah Symphony Associate Conductor and Principal Conductor of the Deer Valley Music Festival, the latter of which he received in Spring 2019. The agreement extends the current contract, set to expire at the end of the 2019-20 season, for an additional year until August 31, 2021.

He assumed the role of Assistant Conductor in September 2017, and received a new title as Associate Conductor beginning in September 2018.

Covington began his career as Assistant Conductor of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of the Memphis Youth Symphony Program. He is a three-time recipient of a Career Assistance Award from the Solti Foundation U.S. (2019, 2017 and 2014).

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