Philadelphia Orchestra hires Lina Gonzalez-Granados ’14 MM as one of two new conductors, both women

The Philadelphia Orchestra has added two new conductors to its roster: Erina Yashima has been appointed the orchestra’s assistant conductor, and Lina Gonzalez-Granados conducting fellow.


Gonzalez-Granados is based in Boston, and earned a master’s degree in conducting and a graduate diploma in choral conducting from New England Conservatory. She has served as assistant conductor for the Chicago Symphony at Ravinia and as cover conductor for the London Philharmonic and Nashville Symphony.

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Having two women on the staff is really important for me. As a Latin American it really makes an impact not only for me but for the people who come after me and are dreaming of an opportunity like this.
Lina Gonzalez-Granados ’14 MMWind Ensemble Conducting Alumna