MICHAEL KRAJEWSKI has been named to a three-year term as principal pops conductor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, effective in September 2010. Krajewski is the first to hold this title with the orchestra; for the past decade he has been a guest conductor in the ASO’s SuperPops series, and as principal pops conductor he will lead a minimum of four SuperPops programs per season. Also principal pops conductor of the Houston and Jacksonville symphony orchestras, he has guest conducted many prominent U.S. and Canadian orchestras as well as the Hong Kong Philharmonic, the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, and the Ulster Orchestra. Past conducting posts include resident conductor, Florida Symphony Orchestra, and music director, Modesto (Calif.) Symphony Orchestra. Krajewski holds degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and furthered his training at the Pierre Monteux Domaine School for Conductors.

Michael Krajewski photo courtesy of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Posted March 23, 2010