MATTHEW HOOPER, a winner of the American Prize, is in his fifth season as the Music Director and Conductor of the West Shore Symphony Orchestra of Mechanicsburg and Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He will serve as a the assistant conductor for Allentown Symphony’s 2016 show Symphony On Ice in November.
Hooper previously served as the Assistant Conductor of the Muncie
Symphony and Ball State University Orchestras in Muncie, Indiana,
Resident Music Director of the Muncie Civic Theatre, and Music Director
for Indiana Public Radio’s annual live radio dramas. In the 2015-16 season, he was invited by Diane Wittry to work with the Allentown Symphony (PA) as a fellow conductor.