It was announced on June 7, 2017 that Dylan Langan would be the next Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Guelph Youth Symphony Orchestra (GYSO). Yesterday, on August 4th, that decision was made official at the contract signing.
Both Catherine Molina, the General Manager of the Guelph Symphony Orchestra, and Kurt Christie, the Chair of the Guelph Youth Music Centre (GYMC), were present. Catherine Molina recounted:
"Dylan Langan, the dynamic new conductor of the GYSO signed his contract in the presence of the GYMC and myself. It is going to be an exciting season ahead."
"It is an honour for me to have been chosen for this position with the GYSO. Summer auditions have already taken place, and the GYSO steering committee and I are looking forward to our second set of auditions on Thursday, September 21st at the Guelph Youth Music Centre. This season will be a great experience for everyone involved."
For more information on the GYSO, including audition sign-up, visit http://gyso.ca .