Guest Conductors

Pops Choral Director, Darrell Rowader

Darrell Rowader is an associate conductor of the Prescott Pops Symphony and founder and director of the Prescott Pops Symphony Chorus. His conducting experience includes serving as music director of the Phoenix choral society Cantemus for nine years, guest...

Erin Sobo

Currently the principal bassoonist for the Pops Symphony, Prescott Chamber Orchestra, and the Central Arizona Concert Band, Erin was the Associate Music Director & Conductor for the Pops from 2015-2018. Erin has taught choir and guitar for over ten years, first in...

Paul Manz, Conductor Emeritus

Paul Manz is a native of Phoenix, moving to Prescott in 1965. Paul received his Bachelor of Music Education and Masters in Orchestral Conducting from Northern Arizona University. He taught instrumental music in the Prescott schools for 30 years. He has also taught...

Jeffrey Schindler

Conductor Jeffrey Schindler enjoys a dynamic international career that takes him from concert podiums around the world to the scoring stages of Hollywood, and to the recording studios of London. Whether leading symphonic works of the Masters, multi-million dollar film...

David Cripps

David Cripps is a British-born conductor, hornist and teacher. David is one of the most distinguished and experienced performing musicians and pedagogues on the scene today.  He began playing the horn at the age of fourteen and was quickly accepted into the National...

Clydene Dechert

Clydene Dechert Clydene Dechert conducted for the first time as a child of 4 when she directed Sousa’s Liberty Bell March with the Allentown Band of Pennsylvania, which boasted 26 former Sousa musicians at that time. She is a third generation of a musical family and...

Harold Weller

Harold Weller Harold Weller is the Founding Music Director & Conductor Laureate of the Las Vegas Philharmonic. Weller retired on June 30, 2007 completing a distinguished 45-year career as music director of orchestras in Ohio, Virginia, New Mexico and Arizona....

James D’León

James D’León, Pianist Born in South Korea into a musical family, James D’León began the piano at the young age of 4 and performed his first recital at the age of 5. After receiving early piano training from Lyn Bronson, a student of legendary Artur Balsam, he was...

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