RESUME 

 Lev Ivanov
WORK EXPERIENCE 

Music Director  |  Illinois Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra  |  2014 - present 

Guest Conductor/Music Director  |   Prairie Fire Theater   |   2015 - present

Guest Conductor/Coach  |  Illinois Chamber Music Festival  |  2015

Music Director  |  Sustainable Symphony  |   ​2010 - 2012

Guest Conductor   |   Park City Orchestra Festival   |   2010 - 2012​

Assistant Conductor  |  Arizona State Symphony Orchestra  |  2009 - 2012

Assistant Conductor  |  Arizona State Lyric Opera  |  2011

Conductor  |  Arizona State Sinfonietta  |  2009 - 2010

Assistant Conductor  |  Brigham Young University Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestra  |  2007 - 2009

Conductor  |  BYU University Orchestra and Strings  |  2007 - 2009

Conductor  |  Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music Conductors Orchestra  |  2005 - 2007

 Competitions and masterclasses 

1st Prize  |  American Prize ​in Ensemble Performance |  2016-17

Finalist  |  American Prize in Conducting  |  2016-17

Special Mention Diploma  |  Jeneusses Musicales Bucharest International Conducting  Competition  |  2013  |  Bucharest, Romania

Blue Danube International Opera Conducting Competition 5th Edition  |  2013  |  Ruse, Bulgaria

 

Recepient  |  George and Geraldine Swensen Watkins Endowment for Excellence in the Arts  |  2009

Recepient  |  Special Talent Award  |  Arizona State University  |  2009

Participant  |  International Orkney Conducting Course  |  2008  |  Scottland, UK

Participant  |  Masterclass with Keith Lockhart  |  2008

Participant  |  Masterclass with Thomas Cockrell  |  2008

Recepient  |  Special Talent Award  |  Brigham Young University  |  2007

2nd prize  |  Vorzel International Ensemble Competition  |  2002  |  Vorzel, Ukraine

3rd prize  |  Guitaralia International Ensemble Competition  |  1996  |  Przemysl, Poland

2nd prize  |  Lisenko Competition in Music Performance  |  1995  |  Kyiv, Ukraine

                                                                                                                     

 Orchestras conducted 

Illinois Wesleyan Symphony Orchestra and Choirs

Bucharest Filarmonica George Enescu

Bulgarian National State Opera Ruse Symphony Orchestra

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Fifth House Ensemble

Hebrides Ensemble

Brigham Young University Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestra

Brigham Young University Symphony and Strings

Arizona State University Symphony Orchestra

Arizona State University Sinfonietta

Arizona State University Choral Union

Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music Conductor’s Orchestra

St Magnus Festival Chorus

 Clinics and festivals 

Clinician  |  Lyons Township High School  |  2018  |  Chicago, IL

Clinician  |  Glenbard East High School |  2018  |  IWU, Bloomington, IL

Clinician  |  Prospect High School  |  2018  |  IWU, Bloomington, IL

Adjudicator  |  Illinois State University Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition  |  2018  |  Normal, IL

Clinician  |  Lake Zurich High School  |  2016/17  |  Lake Zurich, IL

Clinician  |  Wheaton North  High School  |  2017  |  IWU, Bloomington, IL

Clinician  |  Glenbard South High School  |  2017  |  IWU, Bloomington, IL

Clinician  |  Batavia High School  |  2016  |  Batavia, IL

Clinician  |  Niles West High School  |  2015/16  |  Chicago, IL

Clinician  |  Lincolnway West High School  |  2016  |  New Lenox, IL

Adjudicator  |  Midwest Young Artists  |  Walgreens Concerto Competition  |  2016  |  Highwood, IL

Clinician   |  Liberty Junior High  |  2016  |  IWU, Bloomington, IL

Clinician  |  Naperville High School  |  2016  |  Naperville, IL

Clinician  |  Normal West High School  |  2015/16  |  Normal, IL

Clinician  |  Illinois Music Education Conference  |  2016  | Peoria, IL

Adjudicator  |  Illinois State University  |  Concerto Competition  |  2016  |  Normal, IL

Clinician  |  Central High School  |  2015  |  Champaign, IL

Clinician  |  Niles North High School  |  2015  |  Chicago, IL

Clinician  |  Morton High School  |  2015  |  Morton, IL

Clinician  |  Elk Grove High School  |  2015  |  Elk Grove, IL

Clinician  |  Lyons Township High School  |  2015  |  Chicago, IL

Guest Conductor/Coach  |  Illinois Chamber Music Festival  |  2015  |  Bloomington, IL

Clinician  |  Mesa Community College  |  2014  |  Mesa, AZ

Guest Conductor  |  Park City Orchestra Festival  |  2010-12  |  Park City, UT

Conductor/Participant  |  St. Magnus Festival  |  2008  |  Scottland, UK

 education 

D.M.A.  |  Arizona State University  |  Orchestral and Opera Conducting  |  2012   | Tempe, Arizona

                                                                                         

 

M.M.  |  Brigham Young University  |  Orchestral Conducting  |  2009  |  Provo, Utah

Postgraduate  |  Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music  |  Orchestral Conducting  |  2007  Kyiv, Ukraine

                                               

 

B.M.  |  Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music  |  Flute, Conducting  |  2003  |  Kyiv, Ukraine

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