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Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra

Artistic Management & Staff

Daniel Alfred Wachs Daniel Alfred Wachs

Music Director & Conductor,
   Orange County Youth Symphony
Director of Orchestral Activities,
   Chapman University Conservatory of Music

  • B.M. The Curtis Institute of Music
  • M.M., M.M. The Juilliard School

email: wachs@ocyso.org
Alex Nelson Alex Nelson

General Manager

  • B.M., M.A. Indiana University

email: nelson@ocyso.org
David Scott David Scott

Librarian & Assistant Conductor

  • B.M. Chapman University Conservatory of Music

email: librarian@ocyso.org
Danielle Culhane Danielle Culhane

Operations & Personnel Manager

  • B.M., M.A. in Education, Vanguard University

email: culhane@ocyso.org
Jeffrey de Seriere Jeffrey de Seriere

Coordinator of Winds & Brass

  • B.M. Instrumental Music, Cal State Long Beach
  • M.M. Instrumental Conducting, Cal State Long Beach
Moni Simeonov Moni Simeonov

Coordinator of Strings

Mary Platt Mary Platt

Director of Public Relations

  • B.A., M.A. Michigan State University

email: platt@ocyso.org
John Koshak John Koshak

Music Director Emeritus

  • B.S. The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A. Columbia University