Award-winning conductor Kira Omelchenko ’05 to join Laurier Symphony Orchestra

Wilfrid Laurier University has hired award-winning conductor Kira Omelchenko to lead the Laurier Symphony Orchestra.

Omelchenko was previously an associate professor of music and director of orchestra and string studies at Florida Souther College. She has won numerous prestigious awards including the International Conductors Workshop in 2016 and the National American Prize in Music for Opera Conducting in 2014. She has also been honored with various guest conductor engagements around the globe.