Virginia Chamber Orchestra - Previous Music Directors

The Virginia Chamber Orchestra is proud of its long history of exceptional conductors, beginning in 1971 with conductor Gil Mitchell through to its current conductor, David Grandis. The following distinguished conductors have supported the VCO's mission to perform fine music with highest artistic integrity for the broadest possible audience and expand musical horizons.  The Virginia Chamber Orchestra is proud to have celebrated forty-six years of fine performances and looks forward to many more years of memorable concerts. We hope you’ll be joining us for concerts and special events throughout this exciting season.

Emil de Cou 2009-2013

Luis Haza 1999-2009

Cal Stewart Kellogg 1993-1998

Fabio Mechetti 1989-1993

Andrew Litton 1982-1989

Gil Mitchell 1971-1982