Lawrence Loh is Music Director of Symphoria (Syracuse, NY) the Music Director of the West Virginia Symphony. Loh concluded his tenure as Music Director of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic in 2017. Loh’s had a decade-plus association with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra where he currently leads annual pops and other select programs. Loh’s previous positions include: Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Syracuse Opera; Resident Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Associate Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. Having a particular affinity for pops programming, Lawrence Loh has been engaged for repeat performances with Chris Botti, Idina Menzel and Ann Hampton Callaway. He is particularly adept at synchronizing live orchestral music with film and has led Star Wars Ep. IV & V, Jaws, Pixar in Concert, Disney in Concert, Wizard of Oz, Casablanca and Singin’ in the Rain among others.
Lawrence Loh is an active guest conductor including engagements this season with Seattle Symphony; San Diego Symphony and the Grant Park Festival. Plus, recent past engagements in Washington D.C. (National), Indianapolis, Malaysia and Daejeon (South Korea). His summer festival appearances have included Bravo Vail Valley, Aspen, Mann Center in Philadelphia, and Boston University Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Orchestra.
Lawrence Loh received his Artist Diploma in Orchestral Conducting from Yale, his Masters in Choral Conducting from Indiana University and his BA, and Certificate of Management Studies, from the University of Rochester.