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SCOTT JACKSON WILEY
conductor
     

In addition to his position as Principal Conductor of Regina Opera, Mr. Wiley is Music Director of the South Shore Symphony in Long IsIand. Under his nearly two decades of  leadership the orchestra has come to be considered by many to be the finest orchestra on Long Island. Mr. Wiley is also the Associate Conductor of the Centre Symphony of New York and Principal Guest Conductor of the Staten Island Philharmonic.

 Maestro Wiley teaches conducting and Techniques of Music at Mannes College The New School for Music. Many of his students have gone on to pursue conducting careers.

A classical guitarist, noted particularly for his work in Spanish Classical Dance and as the duo partner of violinist Robin Zeh, as well as an accomplished French horn player, he is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, French and Italian and coaches singers in these languages.

 Maestro Wiley studied conducting under Michael Charry at the Mannes College of Music, under Charles Bruck at the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors, and with his father, Jackson Wiley. He studied guitar at the Conservatory of Barcelona, Spain, where he won first prize honors. As a guitarist, his principal influence has been that of Narciso Yepes.

     

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