We are super excited to welcome our new orchestra conductor Marcel Bowman. We feel blessed to have him join our NHCO family and would like to introduce him to you all.
Marcel Bowman has extensive performance and teaching experience. He holds a
Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance and Pedagogy from Brigham Young University,
a Master of Music in Violin Performance and a Ph.D. in Music Composition from the
University of Utah. His performance experience spans 12 years with the Utah
Symphony and Opera, as well as 25 years with many other Utah ensembles, such as
Utah Chamber Artists, Sinfonia Salt Lake, Vivaldi Candlelight Concerts, Paradigm
Chamber Orchestra, and the Orchestra at Temple Square, to name a few. He is
presently a core member of the Ballet West Orchestra and the concertmaster of the
Utah Metropolitan Ballet Orchestra and the UVAA Summer Opera Orchestra.
He is a regular studio recording artist and is sought after for his musical arrangements and orchestrations. As an educator, Marcel has taught various music courses at Brigham Young University-Provo, BYU-Idaho, the University of Utah, Snow College, and more recently, the InterHarmony International School of Music online. He is currently instructor of AP Music Theory, Director of Orchestras, and Performing Arts Department Chair at Timpview High School in Provo, Utah. He actively coaches, directs, and adjudicates many youth music ensembles and festivals throughout the state. In Utah County,
he serves as a contractor for professional orchestras. Most recently, he was
excited to serve as associate conductor of the Utah Metropolitan Ballet. In his spare time, Marcel enjoys performing and recording music with his wife and four children, who are also professional musicians.