Joel Rosenberg, Conductor and Violist

Joel Rosenberg

“Both as a conductor and violist, Rosenberg brings a fierce dedication and an intense earnestness to his concerts. And as a chamber musician, Rosenberg’s performances are marked by insightful, incisive and intelligent interpretations that go straight to the essence of the music he performs.”

Edward Reichel, Deseret News, Salt Lake City


Joel Rosenberg, is Music Director of the American West Symphony and the Paradigm Chamber Orchestra. He is also violist for the Paradigm Trio.

He has conducted the New Zealand Opera, Utah Opera, San Francisco Ballet, Australian Ballet at the Sydney Opera House, and in Melbourne and Canberra, The New Mexico Symphony, Grand Teton Music Festival, Eric Hawkins Dance Company, Utah Oratorio Society and the BYU Chamber Orchestra. He has also conducted the Utah, Phoenix and Portland Symphony Orchestras, Ballet West and the National Orchestra of South Africa with PACT Ballet. He has toured Japan as a guest of the Sony Corporation with soloists from the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. Joel recently conducted three concerts with Elbland Philharmonic in Pirna, Meissen, and Riesa, Germany, in music of Dvorak, Beethoven, and Copland, and joined with the principal players in a chamber music concert.


He is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music and was awarded a Fulbright Grant for study in Rome. While studying in Italy he received a Certificate of Merit from the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena.

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