RODERICK COX has been promoted from assistant conductor to associate conductor at the Minnesota Orchestra, effective this season. He makes his classical subscription debut with the orchestra January 19-21 in concerts featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2. In addition to serving as the Minnesota Orchestra’s assistant conductor in the 2015-16 season, Cox, 29, debuted with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, and Florida Orchestra and participated in the League of American Orchestras’ 2016 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview. Winner of the Robert J. Harth Conducting Prize from Aspen Music Festival and School, he holds a master’s degree in conducting from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from the Schwob School of Music at Georgia’s Columbus State University. 

Posted September 16, 2016