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HSO Promotes Gregory Woodbridge to Director of Education

CONTACT: Matthew Herren, Executive Director
Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra
Direct: 717-545-5758


Harrisburg, PA (February 13, 2024) – On March 1, the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra (HSO) promoted Gregory Woodbridge to the position of Director of Education. 

Woodbridge is now in his eleventh season as Associate Conductor of the HSO, as well as Music Director &

Conductor of the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestras (HSYO), and he will continue in both of these roles. 

HSO Executive Director Matthew Herren says, “Greg is extremely qualified, and he knows the HSO inside and out.  Adding Director of Education to his responsibilities will streamline and unify the work we do with young musicians and young audiences.”

Woodbridge has been Music Director and Conductor of the Central PA Youth Orchestra, the Wednesday Club Youth Orchestra, the Central Pennsylvania Symphony, and the York Youth Symphony Orchestra.  He was appointed Music Director and Conductor of the Hershey Symphony in 2023.

Woodbridge holds degrees from Penn State University.  He lives in Mechanicsburg, PA with his wife Heather and their two children, Delaney and Liam.

The Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1931 and is now in its 94th season at the Forum Auditorium in Harrisburg, PA. The fully professional ensemble performs under the direction of Tony Award-winning Music Director and Conductor, Stuart Malina. The Symphony also presents an extensive music education program that includes concerts for school age children, in-school residencies, and the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestras, which are comprised of approximately 150 elementary, middle, and high school students. The Harrisburg Symphony is governed by a 24-member Board of Directors and receives additional philanthropic support from the Harrisburg Symphony Society.   

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