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SOS Director and Conductor Kevin Rhodes to Present Informational Program at JGS

LONGMEADOW — Maestro Kevin Rhodes, Springfield Symphony Orchestra director and conductor, will lead an informal discussion about classical music, composer’s inspiration and some favorite moments of his acclaimed career on Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Leavitt Family Jewish Home’s Gloth Family Auditorium. The program is open to residents, families, and staff at the Jewish Home and Ruth’s House. Rhodes has been music director and conductor of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra for 13 seasons. During that time he’s created world-class performances that have brought internationally acclaimed soloists to the stage at Symphony Hall, and has entertained and educated adults and children from across the Pioneer Valley and beyond. Rhodes has had an exceptionally varied career spanning concerts, opera and ballet across the globe, and having conducted in 15 different countries with approximately 50 different orchestras. He is one of the most sought-after conductors by the world’s major ballet companies and their orchestras. During his presentation at JGS, Rhodes will share highlights of his career, and classical musical experience.