Larry Livingston, professor, is a distinguished conductor, educator, and administrator, and a highly respected motivational speaker. The founding music director of the Illinois Chamber Orchestra, Larry Livingston has appeared with the Houston Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Green Umbrella Series, the Festival de Musique in France, the Stockholm Wind Orchestra, served as music director of the Pan Pacific Festival Orchestras in Sydney, participated as a performer at the International Jazz Festival in Rome and conducted electro-acoustic concerts in Tokyo. Mr. Livingston regularly conducts in Germany and Eastern Europe attracting consistent critical acclaim. Reviews describe long, unending applause, enthusiastic cheers, like at a rock concert. Mr. Livingston served as music director of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, and subsequently became dean of the Shepherd School of Music and professor of conducting at Rice University in Houston. From 1986 until 2002, Mr. Livingston was dean of the USC Thornton School of Music, where he is currently music director of Thornton orchestras. As a motivational speaker, he has established a national reputation for his presentation, Conducting Your Company, Conducting Your Life , which he has given to corporate and business leaders across the United States. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Guitar Center, the world's largest retail music store chain.
Shoot Date: Nov-05