UC Legend - Gemma New

Gemma New is an internationally renowned conductor and Music Director who has worked with both the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestras.

Gemma New

In 2013, Gemma New was declared by WQXR – New York’s classical radio station, as on of the top five female conductors in the world. She currently serves as Associate Conductor for the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, and as Music Director for the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra in Ontario, Canada.

She is Founder and Director of the Lunar Ensemble in Baltimore, Maryland and a Dudamel Conducting Fellow of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In this role, she leads LA Phil Symphonies for Youth, Symphonies for Schools and Community Concert programs and is mentored by LA Phil Music Director, Gustavo Dudamel.

Learn more about Gemma New's life and work.