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Brian Worsdale
Brian Worsdale




Brian Worsdale is the coordinator for the Orchestra Division at Music for All. Born and educated in New York City, Mr. Worsdale is on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music where he conducts the Precollege Division Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Worsdale is also the artistic director and conductor of The French Woods Festival of the performing arts, one of the largest comprehensive performing arts summer camp in the United States. In addition he is the founder and conductor of the acclaimed ISO Symphonic Band. The ISO Symphonic Band is the only private wind ensemble in New York City. He also serves as the artistic director and conductor of the Grand Street Community Band, an adult wind ensemble in New York City. He was a participant in the apprentice-conducting program of the New York Philharmonic where he worked with conductors Kurt Masur, Ricardo Muti and Leonard Slatkin and members Glen Dicterow and Lawrence Tarlow. He began his conducting studies as a protégé of Jonathan Strasser and has continued his conducting studies with Anthony Maiello and Larry Livingston. Brian Worsdale has commissioned works for Symphony Orchestra and Concert Band and appears as a clinician and guest conductor for festivals throughout the United States.  

From Behind the Scenes to the Podium

Brian Worsdale, coordinator of the Honor Orchestra of America, walks potential participants through the honor ensemble experience from audition to performance.

So You Want to Go To Camp?

Brian Worsdale answers common questions students and parents have about attending the Music for All Summer Symposium.