Sep 14, 2023
Walla Walla Symphony to test six conductor candidates this season
Walla Walla Symphony's 2023-24 season will be unlike any other its audiences have seen for three decades as six candidates vie for the baton. Finalists come from all over the country and outside the U.S., and their conducting experience spans the globe.
Jun 20, 2023
Violin Channel: SC's Spartanburg Philharmonic Hires New Music Director
After a two-year search that began in August 2021, the Spartanburg Philharmonic has selected conductor John Young Shik Concklin as its 10th music director for its 95th season.
Jun 8, 2023
Symphony Magazine: New MDs in WV and Spartanburg
John Young Shik Concklin is the new music director of the Spartanburg (SC) Philharmonic; Maurice Cohn is the new music director of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
Jun 6, 2023
Post and Courier: Spartanburg Philharmonic Gets New Music Director
SPARTANBURG — One of the oldest arts organizations in Spartanburg is in its 95th season and has a new music director.
John Young Shik Concklin will lead Spartanburg Philharmonic as its tenth music director...
Jun 16, 2022
Biltmore Beacon: New MD Ready to Lead
When the Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 2022-2023 season, front and center will be its new music director and conductor John Young Shik Concklin...
Jan 20, 2022
Greenville Journal: Concklin Steps in Last Minute
John Young Shik Concklin got the call on a recent Thursday afternoon: Could he step in as guest conductor for a Greenville Symphony Orchestra program in less than two weeks?