Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra

Rhythmic Revelry

Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor

Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor & Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra strings in concert

Stude Concert Hall at Alice Pratt Brown Hall
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Journey across the globe in a program of rhythmic and high-energy music, led by charismatic conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya. Jimmy López Bellido’s Fiesta! fuses Latin American and Afro-Peruvian influences, modern pop music, and more. Inspired by the glittering, hypnotic beauty of Balinese gamelan, A Cassette from Banglé showcases the talents of Shepherd School of Music alumnus Daniel Leibovic. Prokofiev’s beloved Romeo and Juliet ballet score conjures the drama and intense passions of the world’s most famous love story.


Jimmy López BellidoFiesta!

Daniel Leibovic*: A Cassette from Banglé (World Premiere)

Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet

Stay in your seats after the performance for a short Post-Concert Chat with Shepherd School Dean Matthew Loden, conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, and Shepherd School alumnus composer Daniel Leibovic!

*Shepherd School of Music alumnus


Miguel Harth-Bedoya

Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Emmy award-winning and Grammy-nominated conductor, is a master of color, drawing idiomatic interpretations from a diverse and wide range of repertoire in concerts across the globe.  

Celebrating more than 30 years of professional conducting, and with a deep commitment to passing his experience on to the next generation of musicians, he is currently the Mary Franks Thompson Director of Orchestral Studies at Baylor University, and Music Director of the Baylor Symphony Orchestra where in addition to performing, he teaches orchestral conducting at the undergraduate and graduate level.

He has also established The Conducting Institute to teach the fundamentals of conducting to students ages high school and up, of all levels, through intensive summer and winter programs, workshops, courses, and seminars.


Stude Concert Hall at Alice Pratt Brown Hall

Stude Concert Hall at Alice Pratt Brown Hall