Director of Education and Communty Egagement,
New York Philharmonic
Gary Padmore currently serves as director of education and community engagement at the New York Philharmonic. Until 2018, he was director of education and community at Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Padmore has additionally served as associate director of programs at Midori & Friends, education director for the Brooklyn Philharmonic, teaching artist at American Composers Orchestra and the Police Athletic League, and adjunct lecturer at Queens College. A trumpet player and native New Yorker, he holds a B.A. in music from Queens College, a M.A. from Mannes School of Music, and an advanced certificate in music education from Queens College.