Jung-Ho Pak
2020 KMEA All-State Orchestra Conductor

Jung-Ho Pak is currently Artistic Director and Conductor of the Cape Symphony Orchestra since 2006. He was past Artistic Director with Orchestra Nova San Diego and Music Director Emeritus of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Music Director of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra and Director of Orchestras at Interlochen Center for the Arts. He has also been Music Director of the San Diego Symphony from 1998-2002, guiding the orchestra’s emergence from bankruptcy to financial success. Mr. Pak has been Music Director with the University of Southern California, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Colburn School of Music, University of California, Berkeley, Emmy-nominated Disney Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra, International Chamber Orchestra, and Diablo Ballet. He has conducted in Europe, Soviet Union, South America and Asia. Mr. Pak is a frequent speaker on television and radio about the relevance of art in society and the importance of music education, and clinician and guest conductor at national music festivals.