Youth Symphony Orchestra Conductor
JOHN DEVLIN, Music Director and Youth Symphony Orchestra Conductor, holds many positions as an artist in the Washington-D.C. area. He is the Music Director of the Youth Orchestras of Prince William (VA); the Associate Conductor of the Capital City Symphony; the Assistant Conductor of the Apollo Symphony Orchestra; and a Technical Director for IMAG at the National Symphony Orchestra.
Devlin is a member of the graduate program in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Maryland School of Music, where he received his Master of Music degree and is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Musical Arts program. A student of James Ross, Devlin has also studied Wind Conducting with Michael Votta and Choral Conducting with Ed Maclary. John's also graduated summa cum laude from Emory University with a double major in music and Latin.
Devlin has studied conducting at Tanglewood, the Pierre Monteux School, and the Cabrillo Music Festival. At these and other programs he has studied with Marin Alsop, Michael Jinbo, Leon Botstein, Harold Farberman, and Scott Stewart.
Devlin began his professional conducting in Atlanta, Georgia, where he served as Assistant Conductor of the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra and was the music director for several Atlanta-based, world-premiere operatic productions. His professional affiliations include Mu Phi Epsilon, The Conductors Guild, and the League of American Orchestras.