Conductors NEW

PIMF Conductors:

Thomas Hong, conductor

Thomas Hong

Music Director, University of Pennsylvania Orchestras

Hailed by Kurt Masur as “One of the most talented young conductors of his generations,” THOMAS HONG enjoys the distinction of being one of the most successfully appointed conductors today. Having won titled positions with the Dallas, Pittsburgh and Seattle Symphony Orchestras….. read more.

Louis Scaglione

President, CEO, & Music Director, PYO Music Institute

Under the leadership of Maestro Louis Scaglione, the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO)—founded in 1939 as an all-volunteer organization—has grown and transformed into a nationally recognized, professionally managed institution….. read more.

Louis Scaglione, conductor

Nina Wilkinson

Recipient of the Following Awards: Philadelphia Foundation; Ford Foundation; Pro Arts Scholarship; Temple University Music Scholarship; and Philadelphia Board of Education Music Scholarship

Nina L. Wilkinson has been a coach of the Musicopia String Orchestra since its founding in 2005. Nina was educated at Temple University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education in 1980. She has pursued graduate studies at University of the Arts….. read more.