Courtney Lewis - Music Director


The Courtney Lewis Era Begins! Fall 2015

With clear artistic vision, subtle musicality, and innovative programming, COURTNEY LEWIS has established himself as one of his generation’s most talented conductors. Recently appointed music director of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Lewis is also the assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic. Previous appointments have included associate conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra and Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. READ MORE >


“… both an inspired conductor – every moment seems to be on its way to or from someplace – and an inspired programmer.” - The Boston Phoenix




Courtney Lewis talks about his new role in Jacksonville, his passion for great music, and the Orchestra's central role in the community.

“Lewis has the quiet self-assurance that is an unconditional requirement for anyone striving to make a career on the podium.” - Boston Globe





“If you haven’t registered this young conductor’s name, do so now, because it’s likely you’ll be hearing a lot more about him in the future” - Irish Times


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