Internationally acclaimed conductor, DIANE WITTRY, was named as one of the “Top 30 Professional Musicians” by Musical America Worldwide and is a frequent guest conductor of orchestras internationally. She has conducted orchestras in 11 countries throughout the world, including China, Poland, Canada, Bosnia, Russia, Slovakia, Japan, and Italy. In the United States, Wittry has led performances by the symphony orchestras of Milwaukee, San Diego, and Santa Barbara, as well as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, and the music festivals of Ojai (CA), Penn’s Woods (PA), and I‐Park (CT).
Wittry is currently the Music Director and Conductor of the Allentown Symphony, PA , and the Garden State Philharmonic, NJ. She has established a reputation for her creative programming and innovative approach to concert formats and has been described as “a conductor who specializes in finding creative ways to make the music fresh, accessible, and exciting.”
Diane Wittry, is also the author of “Beyond the Baton,” a book about artistic leadership for conductors, and “Baton Basics” a conducting technique book, both published by Oxford University Press. She is a frequent guest conducting teacher and lecturer at conducting workshops and music conservatories across the United States and Europe.