Conductor

Jamie has conducted a wide variety of ensembles from symphony and studio orchestras to contemporary chamber groups and children’s choirs.

He was the Children’s Chorusmaster for the Santa Fe Opera for many years, and the founding conductor of the Desert Chorale Children’s Chorus and the Santa Fe New Music Youth Ensemble.

He was also the founding conductor of the Cross Timbers Youth Orchestra in Texas and has conducted many side-by-side performances with students and professionals. From 2007 to 2019 Jamie conducted the annual Music Memory concert and competition, which involved the participation of thousands of elementary students each year, and featured performances by members of both the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. He has also served as the Music Director for dozens of musical theater productions.

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