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American conductor Anthony Parnther has led orchestras throughout the United States, Korea, China, Australia, and across Europe and South America. He is in demand as a conductor for Hollywood scoring sessions for motion pictures, television shows, albums, trailers, commercials, and video game music consumed worldwide. His versatility as a conductor has landed him in collaboration with legendary artists in all genres. He has had the privilege of working closely with a growing list of iconic talent including Joshua Bell, Frederica von Stade, RZA, Wu Tang Clan, the Canadian Brass, Doc Severensen, Maynard Ferguson, Kanye West, Arturo Sandoval, Beyonce, Edgar Meyer, Jon Faddis, Wes Borland, Imagine Dragons, and Rihanna.
In 2010, he was appointed Music Director and Conductor of the Southeast Symphony in Los Angeles, California. In addition, he is Music Director of Wind Orchestra of the West and Principal Guest Conductor of the Salem Symphony in Salem, Oregon. At the invitation of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, Maestro Parnther has been engaged as Guest Cover Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and Assistant Conductor to Maestro Thomas Wilkins for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. He is a regular guest conductor with the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra and since 2015 has conducted world premieres of works by Elisa Rice, Ashoka Thiagarajan, Chad Cannon, and Michael Barry. He previously served as Music Director of the Orange County Symphony (Anaheim, CA), Temecula Valley Symphony, (Temecula, CA) and the award winning Young Musician’s Choral Orchestra (Berkeley, CA).
In 2013, Anthony conducted his first World Championship concert for Riot Games, developer of the massively popular online game, League of Legends. With over 100,000,000 active players worldwide, League of Legends is the largest online game in existence. Since his initial conducting engagement at a full capacity Staples Center in Los Angeles, he has led concerts for League of Legends at mega-venues such as the Palau St. Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, and the World Cup Stadium in Seoul, South Korea. Each of these landmark events have received unprecedented worldwide viewership, outpacing even the NBA and World Series finals with 35,000,000 or more viewers.
Anthony studied orchestral conducting with Victor Yampolsky (Northwestern University) and Leighton Lawrence Smith (Yale University). He also received guidance, training, and mentorship from Cliff Colnot, Frank Battisti, Roxanne Haskill, Thomas Jenrette, and W. Francis MacBeth.