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05.01.17
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Louisville Orchestra music director provides informal show for refugee families
WHAS 11
12.14.16
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Abrams scores strong Civic Orchestra debut with Copland's 3rd Symphony
Chicago Tribune
10.30.16
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Teddy Abrams attempts to channel Lenny Bernstein in New World’s “American Journey”
South Florida Classical Review
06.09.16
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‘Float Rumble Rest,’ a Hometown Tribute to Ali
The New York Times
04.21.16
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LO Announces 2016-2017 Season and Teddy Abrams Is An Unstoppable Force
Arts Louisville
04.05.16
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Louisville Orchestra director Teddy Abrams performs for UPS employees coming to work
WDRB
10.22.15
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‘Louisville Concerto’ Unites City’s Orchestra and Contemporary Musicians
WFPL News
10.21.15
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An Orchestra Rises in Louisville
The Wall Street Journal
10.02.15
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Review: Orchestra's "Mass" brings energy
The Courier-Journal
08.13.15
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On Teddy's Hill: New Breezes Stir The Britt Festival
Classical Voice North America
08.01.15
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Britt Orchestra Delivers An EPIC Start to Maestro Abrams Sophomore Season
Jacksonville Review
03.25.15
Teddy Abrams, Storm Large
Storm Large wows the Mercury Ballroom
Louisville.com
10.28.13
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THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA APPOINTS TEDDY ABRAMS AS MUSIC DIRECTOR DESIGNATE
Louisville Orchestra
07.19.13
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Teddy Abrams brings Beethoven to the Summer and the Symphony audience
SF Classical Music Examiner
03.05.12
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DSO's new assistant conductor brings poise, musicianship and youth to the job
Detroit Free Press

An unusually versatile musician, Teddy Abrams is a widely acclaimed conductor, as well as an established pianist, clarinetist, and composer.  Music Director of the Louisville Orchestra and Music Director and Conductor of the Britt Orchestra, he also serves as Resident Conductor of the MAV Symphony Orchestra in Budapest, which he first conducted in 2011. A tireless advocate for the power of music, Abrams continues to foster interdisciplinary collaboration with organizations including the Louisville Ballet, the Center for Interfaith Relations, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Speed Art Museum, and the Folger Shakespeare Library. His extensive community outreach continues to reach new audiences and bring classical music into increasingly diverse communities.

Teddy’s 2016-17 season includes debuts at the Kennedy Center and with the Colorado, North Carolina, and New Jersey Symphonies, as well as a return to the New World Symphony. Recent guest conducting highlights include engagements with the San Francisco, Houston, Vancouver, Phoenix, and Jacksonville Symphonies; Florida Orchestra; and the Louisiana and New Mexico Philharmonics. He has enjoyed a longstanding relationship with the Indianapolis Symphony, and recently conducted them with Time for Three for a special recorded for PBS. He served as Assistant Conductor of the Detroit Symphony from 2012-2014 ... read full bio