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About Our Conductor

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The Amateur Musicians Orchestra's Music Director, Daniel Bruce, received degrees in piano performance and conducting from the Hartt School of Music and Northwestern University, and is widely sought after as a conductor, pianist, and teacher. He has performed extensively as a solo and collaborative pianist in every musical style from classical to Broadway to jazz, and is a past conductor of the Barre Choraleers and the Vermont Philharmonic Orchestra. Dan has taught at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and in the Northfield and Barre, Vermont school systems. He currently teaches instrumental music at Peoples Academy in Morrisville, Vermont. He joined the AMO as Music Director in the fall of 2006.