I’m writing this update from Buffalo, NY; it’s my first visit to the city and I’m excited to share the news with you from whence it originates. This is the first week in a new position for me: Julius Rudel Conducting Fellow at the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. My duties include assisting music director JoAnn Falletta and guest conductors in preparation for concerts and events at the BPO, cover conducting for these concerts, and learning about the administrative operations of the orchestra. JoAnn and everyone at the BPO have been so welcoming to me this week; I can’t wait to continue working with them this season and hope it’s the beginning of a lasting relationship.
Should you ever be in Buffalo, I hope you’ll go hear this great orchestra perform (in their wonderful concert hall)!
– Bryan Dunnewald, 21 September 2019