Reno Philharmonic
Sep 21, 2020
Laura Jackson, Conductor
Reno Philharmonic

LAURA JACKSON – now in her 12th season  –  serves as the music director and conductor of the Reno Phil and continues to win praise for her artistry, leadership, and creative community engagement. Innovative composer-in-residence projects and vibrant performances of traditional repertoire have cemented the Phil’s place in the hearts of northern Nevadans while also raising the institution to new heights in national visibility.

In addition to concerts with the Reno Phil, Ms. Jackson guest conducts nationally and internationally. She has performed with the symphonies of Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Berkeley, Charlottesville, Detroit, Hartford, Hawaii, Orlando, the Philippines, Phoenix, Richmond, San Antonio, Toledo, Toronto, Windsor, and Winnipeg in addition to concerts with the Philly POPS and L’Orchestre symphonique de Bretagne in France.

Jackson served as the first American to guest conduct the Algerian National Orchestra in 2013 and the first female assistant conductor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra from 2004-2007. She completed her doctorate at the University of Michigan in 2007.