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Los Angeles Philharmonic

10 years in, Peabody-BSO Conducting Fellowship has seen great success — and a full-circle journey for one

10 years in, Peabody-BSO Conducting Fellowship has seen great success — and a full-circle journey for one

Ten years ago, a tall, slim man with a ready smile left his job as director of a South Carolina high school band to enter the Peabody Institute as the first recipient of the newly formed BSO-Peabody Conducting Fellowship — a program of extensive skill-honing with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and its music director, Marin Alsop.

Now, at 35, looking as slim, youthful and amiable as he did in 2007, Joseph Young has just returned to Peabody — this time in a key leadership role as the Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg artistic director of ensembles. He oversees orchestral activities at the conservatory and mentors students aiming for a career on the podium.

“I did a concert here last...

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