Music Director & Conductor, Etowah Youth Orchestras Music Director & Conductor, Gadsden Symphony Orchestra
Michael R. Gagliardo is in his 25th season as the Music Director of the Etowah Youth Orchestras and his 4th season as the Music Director of the Gadsden Symphony Orchestra in Gadsden, Alabama. He is a frequent guest conductor for orchestras, concert bands and wind ensembles, and festivals throughout the United States.
Gagliardo is also an accomplished composer and arranger, author, and educator who regularly serves as a clinician and speaker. Previous speaking engagements include the national conferences of the League of American Orchestras, the American String Teachers' Association, and the National Association for Music Education.
Mike Gagliardo's music has been performed throughout the United States, including Carnegie Hall in 2015.