Gerard Schwarz

American conductor Gerard Schwarz serves as Music Director of the All-Star Orchestra, Eastern Music Festival, Palm Beach Symphony, and Mozart Orchestra of New York. Schwarz is Conductor Laureate of Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Emeritus of the Mostly Mozart Festival, Distinguished Professor of Music; Conducting and Orchestral Studies of the Frost School of Music, and Music Director of the Frost Symphony Orchestra. He has led productions with Seattle Opera, San Francisco Opera, Washington National Opera, Juilliard Opera, and Mariinsky Opera. He has received hundreds of honors and accolades including eight Emmy Awards, 14 GRAMMY nominations, eight ASCAP Founders Awards, and the Ditson Conductor’s Award.