Matthew Thomas Troy is a conductor with a mission to make classical music accessible to everyone and to program concerts that are socially meaningful and relevant.

Troy begins his tenure as music director of the Western Piedmont Symphony (Hickory, NC) with the 2019/2020 season, and has held the position of music director and conductor of the Piedmont Wind Symphony (Winston-Salem, NC) since January 2015, where he has transformed this organization and received many accolades for these successes. Troy also serves as education conductor with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, where he conducts the Discovery Family Series, educational concerts, Carnegie Hall’s Link Up concerts, and other outreach efforts. Recently, he made his subscription series debut with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, to wide acclaim. He has led performances with many internationally renowned pops and classical artists including Jennifer Koh, Ben Folds, Boyz II Men, Pink Martini, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Midori, Judy Collins, Anthony Dean Griffey, Eileen Ivers, The Wailers, Dmitry Vorobiev, and many others.

Maestro Troy is known for innovative programming, deep community involvement, support for music education, and his unique ability to make classical music engaging and relevant to today’s audiences, while creating an instant rapport with both orchestras and audiences.

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Posted by Matthew Troy on Thursday, December 10, 2015

The suit

Posted by Matthew Troy on Sunday, December 18, 2016

A huge thank you to the musicians of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Jennifer Koh for such an amazing week of music…

Posted by Matthew Troy on Sunday, October 8, 2017

Getting ready with some mood lighting for Dee Dee Bridgewater…

Posted by Matthew Troy on Monday, December 18, 2017

Posted by Matthew Troy on Thursday, June 28, 2018

Palestinian Folk Song, “Asfour”. Arranged by Mark Biggam

Posted by Matthew Troy on Saturday, April 7, 2018


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