Mr. Lewis has extensive experience conducting choral and instrumental ensembles. From founding the Manchester Chorale while studying a the Royal Northern College of Music on a Rotary Scholarship, to being a guest conductor with the Rush-Henrietta School in New York, to the Jenny Lin Foundation in California, he is developing a growing reputation as an experienced, invigorating, and inspiring choral director. He has studied with noted choral pedagogues and conductors Dr. Charlene Archibeque, Dr. Robert Harris, and Rodney Eichenberger. He has been a consultant for music festivals in the U.S. and in Austria and adjudicates for Heritage Festivals on the East Coast. He holds degrees from USC, City College in New York and Yale University, and a Doctorate in Music Education from Boston University. He is currently on the faculties of Lehigh University and Muhlenberg College and is Minister of Music at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Robesonia, PA,
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 on the faculties of Lehigh University and Muhlenberg College, and Artistic Director of the Simpatico Chamber Ensemble.