SENIOR CLINICIAN IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC
2nd prize winner in the Boston Pops' Bernstein-inspired conducting competition, Tamara Dworetz's upcoming commitments include serving as assistant conductor to Bramwell Tovey, Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, at the 2019 Proms in London. Previously, Tamara served for 2 years as Assistant Conductor for the Austin Symphony Orchestra. Tamara was recently selected as one of 6 conductors to participate in the Dallas Opera's prestigious Hart Institute for Women Conductors to take place in October of this year. She was also selected as a Conducting Fellow for the 2019 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music for which she received the Bruno Walter Conducting Fellowship. In various capacities, Tamara has conducted the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, New Symphony Orchestra (Sofia, Bulgaria), Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, Butler Opera Center, Indiana University Brass Choir, DeKalb Symphony Orchestra, University of Texas Symphony Orchestra and Boston University Symphony Orchestra.
A dedicated and enthusiastic music educator, Tamara has served as the conductor for the Austin Youth Orchestra (interim), the co-music director/conductor of the University of Texas University Orchestra for 2 years, as well as Director of Orchestras of the 150-student orchestra program at Lakeside High School in Atlanta, which grew substantially under her 3-year leadership. Tamara has additionally conducted many rehearsals with the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra Repertory and Junior Repertory and Boston University All-Campus Orchestra.