Photo by Jerry Taylor
Sheldon Bair is the Founder and Music Director of the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra (Harford County, Maryland), a community orchestra of over 80 members. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Elizabethtown College (Pennsylvania) where he studied conducting with Otis Kitchen and composition with James McVoy and Darrell Douglas, and a Master’s degree from Towson University (Maryland). In addition, his postgraduate studies included classes at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey. Sheldon Bair has studied conducting with Witold Rowicki in Vienna, and Marc Mostovoy, William Hudson, and Leonid Grin.