Meet The Orchestra

Music Director and Conductor Long Island Symphony Orchestra Dr. Eric R. Stewart
Music Director and Conductor

Dr. Eric R. Stewart

Dr. Eric R. Stewart serves as Music Director of the Island Symphony Orchestra, Music Director of the Long Island Festival Orchestra, and Director of Orchestral Studies at Long Island University- Post. He has appeared at such venues as Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall), the Four Seasons Centre of the Canadian Opera Company (Bradshaw Amphitheatre) and has been broadcast by the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC). Also a composer, Eric’s compositions are performed internationally. He was a finalist in the International Antonin Dvorak Composition Competition, as well as for the ASCAP Morton Gould Award. Born in 1985, Eric grew up in Buffalo, New York. His academic studies took place at the Peabody Conservatory of Music (B.M., M.M.) and the University of Toronto (D.M.A.).

Maurice Barbash J.S. Bach Competition. Photos of the Island Symphony Orchestra and Rachell Ellen Wong, Violinist. Photography by id Unleashed.

Meet The Orchestra

2021-2022 Board of Directors

Dr. Eric R. Stewart
Music Director and Conductor

Darlene Abbate-Struss

Susan Barbash
Vice-President, Promotional Materials

Lisa Brieff
Recording Secretary and Grantwriter

Lynne Bowden

Nancy Maia
Symphony Librarian and Archivist

Kevin DeLargy
Stage, Lobby, Instrument Inventory Management

Maricela McGrath
Corresponding Secretary

Mark Flanzraich
Technical Director & Stage Manager

Lora Kuykendall
Personnel Manager

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