Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, Peter Rubardt, music director, Pensacola, FL
Edison Symphony, Judith Morse, music director, Edison, NJ, placed second.
Western Piedmont Symphony, John Ross, music director, placed third.
The American Prize is pleased to announce the winner of The American Prize in Conducting (professional orchestra), 2011.
Christopher Zimmerman, music director Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, Fairfax, VA
Travis Jürgens, Music Director/Conductor, Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City, MO, placed second.
Benjamin Rous, Associate Conductor of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Portsmouth, VA placed third.