INTRODUCTION

ELISA TALVITIE is Finnish-American conductor, pianist, music educator, musicologist and former arts executive based in New York. Upcoming conducting engagements include debuts with Symphony Tacoma Chamber Orchestra, WA, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, ND, Concordia College Orchestra, MN, and Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra, IL. Her conducting merits also include semi-finalist for Respighi Prize in Conducting, and recent professional engagements with Multicultural Sonic Evolution, New York City music non-profit supporting contemporary performance practices and interaction with other fields of art. She has also lead the Seinäjoki Orchestra, regional professional orchestra in her native Finland. Other previous engagements comprise assistant conductor of Music in the Alps Festival Orchestra, working alongside Grammy nominated maestro Kenneth Kiesler, and guest conductor appearances with String Orchestra of Brooklyn, Astoria Symphony Orchestra, Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island, WA, Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra, GA, and Filharmonie Bohuslava Martinu, Czechia. She has choral conducting experience with, e.g., MuSE Chorus and University of Helsinki chamber choir SOL. Aside from her performance and teaching careers, Elisa Talvitie is known as multi-hatted music manager whose expertise and vision of the field have been utilized by numerous employers, including Barenboim-Said Foundation USA, Consulate General of Finland in New York, Finnish Music Council and Conservatoire Association of Finland. Elisa holds master’s in music from University of Helsinki, and undergraduate degree from Manhattan School of Music. She regularly participates in conducting master classes around the world, and has become active member of the newly forged online music community during Covid Pandemic, holding virtual performances and appearing in online seminars, workshops and conferences.

INTRODUCTION

ELISA TALVITIE is Finnish-American conductor, pianist, music educator, musicologist and former arts executive based in New York. Upcoming conducting engagements include debuts with Symphony Tacoma Chamber Orchestra, WA, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, ND, Concordia College Orchestra, MN, and Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra, IL. Her conducting merits also include semi-finalist for Respighi Prize in Conducting, and recent professional engagements with Multicultural Sonic Evolution, New York City music non-profit supporting contemporary performance practices and interaction with other fields of art. She has also lead the Seinäjoki Orchestra, regional professional orchestra in her native Finland. Other previous engagements comprise assistant conductor of Music in the Alps Festival Orchestra, working alongside Grammy nominated maestro Kenneth Kiesler, and guest conductor appearances with String Orchestra of Brooklyn, Astoria Symphony Orchestra, Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island, WA, Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra, GA, and Filharmonie Bohuslava Martinu, Czechia. She has choral conducting experience with, e.g., MuSE Chorus and University of Helsinki chamber choir SOL. Aside from her performance and teaching careers, Elisa Talvitie is known as multi-hatted music manager whose expertise and vision of the field have been utilized by numerous employers, including Barenboim-Said Foundation USA, Consulate General of Finland in New York, Finnish Music Council and Conservatoire Association of Finland. Elisa holds master’s in music from University of Helsinki, and undergraduate degree from Manhattan School of Music. She regularly participates in conducting master classes around the world, and has become active member of the newly forged online music community during Covid Pandemic, holding virtual performances and appearing in online seminars, workshops and conferences.

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