Internationally recognized for his deep musicianship and passionate communication, Sameer Patel is one of America's most exciting conductors. Equally at home conducting world premieres and traditional classical works, Patel’s infectious enthusiasm for music is felt by musicians, audiences, and students alike.

In the 2022-23 Season, Sameer Patel makes debuts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Princeton Symphony, as well as return appearances with the Florida Orchestra and La Jolla Symphony and Chorus.

Patel is the newly appointed Artistic Director of the San Diego Youth Symphony, a transformational organization that reaches more than 3,000 students in its community through its thirteen ensembles, El Sistema-inspired classroom programs, and early childhood music classes. He also served for six seasons as Associate Conductor of the Sun Valley Music Festival and recently concluded an acclaimed tenure as Associate Conductor of the San Diego Symphony, where he reinvigorated the orchestra's programming and connection with its community.

Posted: Oct-5-2022
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