Harth-Bedoya named assistant professor at University of Nebraska Omaha

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Miguel Harth-Bedoya has been named Assistant Professor and Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of Nebraska Omaha.

According to a Facebook post from Harth-Bedoya, he will begin his position in August.

“In this position I will be in charge of expanding and directing the orchestral program in the School of Music at the Strauss Performing Arts Center. I am also thrilled to report that I will be working to create a brand new Bachelor of Music program in orchestral conducting at the UNO School of Music! I am grateful that UNO believes in the creation of this program, which I know will be of great impact in the U.S.,” he said in the post.

Harth-Bedoya announced in May 2018 he will step down as Music Director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in July, 2020, after 20 years as the orchestra’s artistic leader.

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Following the 2019-2020 season, he will assume the title of Conductor Laureate of the FWSO, and will be returning to conduct in upcoming seasons, the FWSO said at the time.

Harth-Bedoya, who began his first season as Music Director in 2000 is the orchestra’s eighth artistic leader since its founding in 1912.