Jerome Summers, Conductor Emeritus, has returned for the first episode of Nexus Chamber Series.
Born and educated in British Columbia, where he became a member of the Vancouver Symphony & CBC Vancouver Chamber Orchestras. After graduate degrees in composition from the University of British Columbia, he studied conducting at the prestigious Toho Conservatory in Tokyo, under Kazuyoshi Akiyama and Morihiro Okabe. A versatile musician, he has established a distinguished career as a conductor, composer and clarinetist. Maestro Summers has appeared with many of Canada’s leading orchestras, and has broadcast frequently on CBC National Radio. His conducting activities have embraced a broad spectrum of repertoire including opera productions, ballet, oratorio and chamber orchestra performances throughout North America and Western Europe. Maestro Summers has acquired widespread recognition and critical acclaim as one of Canada’s most vital musicians.
We are thrilled to have him involved in our online five-episode Nexus Chambers Series.