The Music of John Williams
SUN, OCT 28 • 3PM
Concord City Auditorium, Concord
Thomas Heuser, guest conductor
American Composer John Williams is known for his scores to Star Wars, Harry Potter, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park and more. Hear these award-winning masterpieces live with guest conductor Thomas Heuser and Symphony NH.
Sunday, October 28th at 3:00 pm
Concord City Auditorium
2 Prince Street, Concord
(Parking and Directions)
Subscriber, senior, student, and youth discounts not available for Symphony NH Presents concerts.
Thomas Heuser, guest conductor
Recognized for his stirring leadership and energetic presence, American Conductor Thomas Heuser has performed all the way from San Francisco to Munich. Thomas is one of Symphony NH's Music Director Search finalists.
| Click here to read Thomas Heuser's full bio.
American conductor Thomas Heuser has been widely recognized for his stirring leadership and energetic presence both onstage and in the community.
Currently the Music Director of the Idaho Falls and San Juan Symphony Orchestras, Thomas lives in Durango, Colorado, with his wife, violinist Lauren Avery, and their son Theodore. Dr. Heuser was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for Orchestral Conducting in Germany while serving as a Conducting Fellow with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. His Fulbright residency at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München included orchestral performances in Munich and Berlin and his European operatic debut with Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland in the medieval town of Weikersheim.
Moving from Munich to San Francisco, Thomas enjoyed three seasons as the Principal Guest Conductor of the San Francisco Academy Orchestra. He has appeared as guest conductor with the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, the Missoula Symphony Orchestra, the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, the Vallejo Symphony Orchestra, the Portsmouth (NH) Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, and with orchestras in Canada, Italy, Germany, the Czech Republic, and Estonia.
The son of two molecular biologists at Washington University in St. Louis, Thomas began violin lessons at an early age and studied piano at the St. Louis Symphony Music School. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College and earned his Masters in Instrumental Conducting (MM) from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. In 2013 he completed his Doctorate in Orchestral Conducting (DMA) from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music. His conducting mentors include Paavo Järvi, Larry Rachleff, Gustav Meier, Marin Alsop, David Robertson, Bruno Weil, Mark Gibson, David Effron, Thomas Baldner, and John Poole.
Programs are subject to change. Tickets are nonrefundable. Group rates are available. Children age 5+ are welcome. Subscriber, senior, and free youth ticket discounts do not apply to this concert. Exchanges can be made up to 24 hours before the originally scheduled concert date. Please call for availability. Online ticket sales are available until 12 pm on the day of the concert. The box office at the concert venue opens one and a half hours before the concert.
Saving paper? View our program online here.