Simpatico

Darin Lewis – conductor bio…

Named a 2nd place winner in the Orchestral Conducting Professional Division of the American Prize in 2013, Darin Lewis has conducted at major venues throughout the Eastern United States, including performances at Alice Tully Hall, Columbia University, St. Bartholomew’s Church, Grace Church and at the Alliance Française with the Little Orchestra Society of New York. He has toured England, France, Italy, Spain, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Argentina, Uruguay and Germany with performances at major venues in Paris, Barcelona, Florence, Rome, Leipzig, Halle, London, Buenos Aires and Berlin. He has been a guest conductor with numerous ensembles and has been invited several times to conduct at the Music Educator’s Eastern Division Regional Conference. He has led workshops in Massachusetts, New York, California, and Connecticut. He is currently the Conductor of the Lafayette College Chamber Orchestra, Minister of Music at Trinity Lutheran Church in Robesonia, PA, and Artistic Director of the Simpatico Chamber Ensemble.

About Simpatico…

Simpatico Ensemble was founded in 2006 with a mission to present concert performances of both vocal and instrumental music, classical and contemporary. The repertoire is wide-ranging and eclectic, with programs comprised of classical standards, less familiar works, and are also intended to expose audiences to new compositions in a variety of genres. Members of Simpatico have distinguished themselves in many musical areas. Some are members of other professional symphony orchestras, some are teachers at Juilliard, and the Manhattan School of Music. Many have performed throughout the world in concert as soloists and chamber musicians. The talent is of the members is truly outstanding. In Simpatico, they come together with other like-minded musicians who carea bout presenting performances that are intense, committed and authentic. With a commitment to presenting convicted musical performance, Simpatico Ensemble’s mission is to bring the joy of music (know, unknown and new) to audiences everywhere.