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Barry Brisk
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Barry Brisk

Music Director and Conductor of the Beach Cities Symphony





Brisk is a graduate of the University of Music (formerly Academy of Music), Vienna, Austria, where he studied conducting with Hans Swarowsky, teacher of Zubin Mehta and Claudio Abbado. He taught conducting and composition at UCLA extension. He was a guest lecturer at Loyola Marymount University for orchestra, conducting, and general music.

Former students include:


v  David Robertson, Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony. Guest conducted the Berlin Philharmonic, LA Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera, etc.


v  Steven  Kerstein, founder and Music Director of the Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra


v  Arlette Cardenes, founder and Conductor of the Culver City Chamber Orchestra

Conducting Appearances:


v  Ojai Festival

v  Orquesta Sinfonica de Veracruz, Mexico

v  American Youth Symphony

v  Vienna Chamber Orchestra

v  Westside Symphony

v  United Chinese Symphony Orchestra of Los Angeles

v  Central Coast Philharmonia

v  Burbank Philharmonic

v  West Los Angeles Symphony

v  Topanga Symphony


Now accepting Students of Conducting

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