- Associated Press - Monday, April 28, 2014

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Three finalists have been chosen from a field of 70 applicants to become the next conductor of the Juneau Symphony.

The Juneau Empire reports (https://is.gd/6eLLSM) the finalists are Wesley Schulz, music director and conductor of Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra in Bainbridge, Washington; Troy Quinn, music director of the Portsmouth Institute Orchestra in Portsmouth, Rhode Island; and Jeremy Briggs Roberts, music director and conductor of the Washington Idaho Symphony in Pullman, Washington.

Each will lead a concert in Juneau next year, and the winning candidate is expected to be named in June 2015.

The current conductor, Kyle Wiley Pickett, will leave after the current season to lead orchestras in Topeka, Kansas, and Springfield, Missouri.

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