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Herb Alpert Music Center

Henry Shin

Mr. Shin is a doctoral candidate in Orchestral Conducting at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. He is music director and conductor of the UC Berkeley Summer Symphony, now entering his ninth season with them. A strong proponent of bringing music to youth, he is music director and conductor of Harmony Project’s Hollywood Youth Orchestra and the Valley Philharmonic Orchestra. Mr. Shin also serves as Assistant Conductor for the Elizabeth Mandell Music Institute at the Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica. In the fall of 2009, Mr. Shin was a prizewinner at the prestigious 51st International Competition for Young Conductors in Besançon, France - notable winners to include Osmo Vänskä and Seiji Ozawa. Mr. Shin holds a BA in Music from UC Berkeley, and a Master's in Orchestral Conducting from the USC Flora L. Thornton School of Music. 

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Herb Alpert Music Center 106
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2880

Christine Park
Department Chair

Caroline Reyes
Instructional Assistant

Leon Thomasian
Instructional Assistant


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Department of Music
Los Angeles City College
Herb Alpert Music Center
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029

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