JOHN THOMAS DODSON
John Thomas Dodson is Music Director of the Adrian Symphony Orchestra and Principal Conductor of Ballet Theatre of Toledo. He has guest-conducted the Athens State Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Philharmonic, Rochester Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra of the Dominican Republic, Bialystok Philharmonic, and the Symphony Orchestra UANL in Monterrey, Mexico, and has made numerous tours of Russia with the National Philharmonic of Russia, National Symphony Orchestra of Bashkortostan, Irkutsk Symphony Orchestra, and the Omsk State Academic Symphony Orchestra.
Born in Dayton, Ohio, Dodson studied composition with Robert Jager. He studied conducting with Frederik Prausnitz at Peabody Conservatory and with Paul Vermel at the Aspen Music School.