Conductor, 2012, 2011, and 2010 High School Honors Orchestra (Carnegie Hall); 2014 Middle School Junior Orchestra (Carnegie Hall)
Charles Peltz is the Director of Wind Ensembles at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Music Director of the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Peltz serves as the Director of Orchestras at the Luzerne Music Center summer music. He formerly conducted both the Syracuse Symphony and the Buffalo Opera Company. His guest conducting includes acclaimed appearances in the Lincoln Center Festival in New York, the Cross Border Youth Orchestra of Ireland, the Pacific Symphony, New Jersey Ballet, Delaware Valley Philharmonic and numerous others. As an award-winning educator, Mr. Peltz has held positions at Harvard, Ithaca College and SUNY at Buffalo. He is a frequent conductor of youth festival orchestras and bands, including All State Orchestras. Mr. Peltz additionally records, to critical praise, on the MODE label, for which one recording won a prestigious “Palm d’or” award in France.
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