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Roderick
Cox

Conductor

Roderick Cox was named the Minnesota Orchestra’s Associate Conductor in September 2016, following a year in which he served as Assistant Conductor. Prior to this, he served for two years as Assistant Conductor of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Cox was awarded the Robert J. Harth Conducting Prize from the Aspen Music Festival in 2013 which led to national recognition and a return to the Festival as a Fellow. He has also held fellowships with the Chicago Sinfonietta and the Chautauqua Music Festival.

Highlights of the 2016-17 season included a subscription concert debut with the Minnesota Orchestra and debut concerts with The Cleveland Orchestra, the symphony orchestras of Seattle and Santa Fe, and the Chineke! Orchestra. Roderick Cox also conducted a performance sponsored by Google and the Colour of Music Festival for the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.

In October 2017 he conducted his second subscription concert at the Minnesota Orchestra. Further highlights of the season included concerts with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, a return to the Chineke! Orchestra in Birmingham and Ghent, and a debut subscription concert with the Omaha Symphony Orchestra in February 2018.

Roderick Cox was named the Minnesota Orchestra’s Associate Conductor in September 2016, following a year in which he served as Assistant Conductor. Prior to this, he served for two years as Assistant Conductor of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Cox was awarded the Robert J. Harth Conducting Prize from the Aspen Music Festival in 2013 which led to national recognition and a return to the Festival as a Fellow. He has also held fellowships with the Chicago Sinfonietta and the Chautauqua Music Festival.

Highlights of the 2016-17 season included a subscription concert debut with the Minnesota Orchestra and debut concerts with The Cleveland Orchestra, the symphony orchestras of Seattle and Santa Fe, and the Chineke! Orchestra. Roderick Cox also conducted a performance sponsored by Google and the Colour of Music Festival for the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.

In October 2017 he conducted his second subscription concert at the Minnesota Orchestra. Further highlights of the season included concerts with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, a return to the Chineke! Orchestra in Birmingham and Ghent, and a debut subscription concert with the Omaha Symphony Orchestra in February 2018.