S. Shade Zajac Named New Music Director

S. Shade Zajac named Music Director of the Genesee Symphony Orchestra

S. Shade Zajac Photo by Howard Owens

S. Shade Zajac                Photo by Howard Owens

The Genesee Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that conductor S. Shade Zajac will become the next Music Director of the GSO, beginning with the 2016-17 season.

As the Genesee Symphony Orchestra’s fourteenth Music Director, Mr. Zajac, currently a freelance conductor, composer and cellist, will succeed Raeffele Ponti, whose tenure began in 1997 and ended with the 2014-15 season.

Find interviews with Mr. Zajac at The Batavian, http://www.thebatavian.com/tags/s-shade-zajac, and the Daily News, http://www.thedailynewsonline.com/bdn01/new-conductor-zajac-will-lead-gso-20160521.