Gabriel Campos Zamora, winner of the 2011 Debut Concerto Competition, was appointed to the Kansas City Symphony as bass clarinetist. He is currently the Principal Clarinetist of the Virginia Symphony.
Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director & Conductor of the Debut Orchestra from 1963 - 1966, was named the Judge Widney Professor of Music at USC Thornton School of Music. The appointment offers students the chance to work directly with him through mentorship & educational opportunities.
On September 3rd he and the San Francisco Symphony kicked off their 20th season together. The 17-concert-week season includes MTT’s 70th birthday celebration!