The Palm Beach Pops Names Lee Musiker as Music Director & Principal Conductor For 2014-2015 Season
(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – April 15, 2014) Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director of The Palm Beach Pops, today announced the appointment of Lee Musiker as Music Director/Principal Conductor for its upcoming concert season. Mr. Musiker conducted The Palm Beach Pops orchestra at its February Tribute concert to the late Maestro Bob Lappin, which filled the house at the Kravis Center.
As a distinguished Pianist, Arranger/Orchestrator & Music Director, Mr. Musiker is recognized internationally for his frequent collaborations with the premier artists from Broadway, Opera, Classical, Jazz and Pop, including Joshua Bell, Tony Bennett, Andrea Bocelli, Chris Botti, Michael Bublé, Kristen Chenowith, Barbara Cook, Renee Fleming, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Marvin Hamlisch, Diana Krall, Jerry Lewis, Audra McDonald, Maureen McGovern, Buddy Rich, Barbra Streisand and Mel Tormé. Mr. Musiker is a Steinway Artist, the recipient of Grammy and Emmy awards, a music educator and has guest conducted The New York Philharmonic and the Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and National Symphony Orchestras.
“We are excited to have Lee Musiker return for the 2014-2015 season of The Palm Beach Pops. The positive response to Lee at the Tribute concert was overwhelming and I know our patrons will be thrilled to see him at the podium again for our exciting new season of concerts, which we will be announcing soon,” said Ms. Laurent-Ottomane.
“Certainly the entire Palm Beach Pops family looks forward to working with Lee as he helps plan our performances and conducts our world class orchestra,” she added.