|Music Director and Conductor|
Chelsea Tipton II, Music Director of the Symphony of Southeast Texas has won over audiences and critics alike with his vibrant musicality, accessibility, versatility, and extraordinary commitment to education outreach. Tipton is beginning his second season as Music Director. As a sought after guest conductor, Tipton has appeared with major orchestras in the United States, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Houston Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the New World Symphony Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra among others. In 2004, Tipton led the Boston Pops Orchestra in their annual Gospel Night slots online Concert that the Boston casinos in australia Globe called an “Impressive debut”.
The 2010-11 season will included guest conducting engagements with the Atlanta Symphony, Saint Louis Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Westchester Philharmonic, Tulare County Symphony, aristocrat pokies online and online australia casino the Eastern Music new no slotmachines deposit online casinos Festival in addition to regular SOST season ?????? ????????? appearances that feature him in the Subscription, Pops, Run Out concert and education concerts for the community. 2009 marked Tipton’s return to Carnegie Hall conducting the Sphinx Competition Showcase Gala concert that was the culmination of a ten no deposit casinos city tour with the orchestra. Highlights in previous seasons include two return engagement of concerts at Carnegie Hall with the Sphinx Chamber Orchestra. Tipton was also called in as a last minute replacement for Robert Spano to conduct an all-Gershwin season finale with the Brooklyn Philharmonic. The New York Times applauded Tipton for “[leading] sweeping and vibrant performances of "Rhapsody" and "An American in Paris."
Tipton earned a Master of Music degree in orchestral conducting from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance from the Eastman School of Music, with additional studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors in Hancock, Maine.