The Bremerton (Wash.) Symphony Association has announced the appointment of ALAN FUTTERMAN as music director, effective with the 2009-10 season. Futterman is music director of the Chamber Orchestra at Academy of Music Northwest (Edmonds, Wash.) and for ten years was on the music faculty of Central Washington University. He has served as assistant conductor under Vladimir Kin in St. Petersburg, Russia, and participated in master classes with Sir Georg Solti and Leonard Bernstein. Also an active composer, Futterman holds a bachelor’s degree from Manhattan School of Music and a master’s from The Juilliard School, with additional graduate studies in musicology and linguistics.   

Posted June 3, 2009