Dr. Phillip Lenberg

Music Director, Ukiah Symphony Orchestra 

Professor of Music, Mendocino College

TEACHING POSITIONS

Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA 2018–present

Professor of Music

 

French American International School, San Francisco, CA 2014–2018

Music Department Head, Music Director

 

Lowell High School, San Francisco, CA 2013–2014

Music Teacher

 

Woodside International School, San Francisco, CA 2013–2014

Music Teacher

 

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 2012–2014

Instructor of Music

 

CONDUCTING POSITIONS

Ukiah Symphony Orchestra, Ukiah, CA 2019–present

Music Director

 

Oakland Composers’ Collective, Oakland, CA 2012–2015

Resident Conductor

Las Vegas Philharmonic, Las Vegas, NV 2010–2011

Apprentice Conductor

 

Henderson Symphony, Las Vegas, NV 2007–2011

Assistant Conductor

 

Nextet New Music Ensemble, Las Vegas, NV 2007–2010

Resident Conductor

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 2006–2011

Assistant Conductor

 

GUEST CONDUCTING

University of Nevada Las Vegas – Visiting Guest Artist 2014–2017

 

Lowell High School, San Francisco, CA 2016

 

Wild Rumpus New Music Ensemble, Berkeley, CA 2015

 

Winchester Symphony Orchestra, San Jose, CA 2013

 

San Francisco State University 2012–2014

 

California State University, Fullerton, CA – Guest Artist 2011

 

EDUCATION

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 2008–2011

DMA, Orchestral Conducting

 

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 2012–2014

Teaching Credential

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 2006–2008

MM, Orchestral Conducting

 

SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 2000–2002

BA, Classical Guitar

 

Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, ON, CA 1998–2000

Classical Guitar

 

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 1996–1998

Jazz Studies, Guitar

 

AWARDS/HONORS

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 2010

Most Outstanding Graduate Student Award

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 2006–2011

Graduate Assistantship

 

Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction 2006

 

SUNY Stony Brook, NY 2002

Undergraduate Research Grant

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Mendocino College, Ukiah, CA 2018–present

Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Fundamentals of Music, Music in World Cultures, History of Rock and Jazz, Music Appreciation, Music History I & II

 

French American International School, San Francisco, CA 2014–2018 

IB Music Diploma Programme (Music Theory, Music Fundamentals, Music History, World Music), Orchestra, Choir, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Music, Guitar Ensemble

 

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 2013–2014

Guitar Class, Piano Class, TA - Classical and Romantic Music History

 

Lowell High School, San Francisco, CA 2013–2014

Advanced Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Symphony Orchestra

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 2007–2011

Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Conducting, Opera Workshop and Performances

 

Woodside International School, San Francisco, CA 2004–2014

Music History, Music Theory, Music Appreciation, History of Rock Music, Guitar

Ensemble, Band

 

MASTERCLASSES

Conducting

David Amado, Eri Klas, Victor Yampolsky, David Loebel, Kenneth Kiesler, Leon Fleisher, George Hurst, Takayoshi Suzuki, Taras Krysa, Gary Kulesha, Cyrus Ginwala

 

Chamber Music

Emerson String Quartet, Alexander String Quartet, ARTefact, Da Capo Chamber Players                                                     

DISSERTATION

Shostakovich's Ninth Symphony: An Analytical Exploration and Keys to Interpretation