The New Hampshire Philharmonic
The orchestra of the Philharmonic is led by Music Director Mark Latham.
Mark Latham received his musical training at the Guildhall School (London), Philadelphia College of Performing Arts, Brooklyn College Conservatory and the University of Michigan, where he is currently a candidate for Doctor of Musical Arts in Orchestral Conducting. He trained in violin and chamber music at Eastman, Juilliard, Aspen Music Festival and Banff Festival. He has studied violin with Masao Kawasaki, Dorothy DeLay, Ithzak Perlman and Eugene Drucker.
Currently the conductor of the U Mass-Lowell Symphony and the New Hampshire Youth Symphony, Latham has led the Avalon Chamber Ensemble, the Nashua Chamber Orchestra and the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. Latham has studied conducting with Kenneth Kiesler as well as with Marin Alsop, Gustav Meier, Larry Rachlef and Helmuth Rilling.
As a violinist and violist he has performed in the orchestras of the New Hampshire Symphony, Vermont Symphony, Emmanuel Music, the Delaware Symphony, Cantata Singers, Orpheus and the Spoleto Festival and was a member of Canada's Atlantic String Quartet for 6 years.
A keen advocate of the music of our times, Latham has given numerous world premieres both as conductor and violinist.