Dr. Phillip Semyon Lenberg currently guest conducts throughout the United States. He has served as Apprentice Conductor for the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the Assistant Conductor with Henderson Symphony Orchestra, a part-time instructor and guest conductor at San Francisco State University, and music director and assistant conductor at The University of Nevada Las Vegas. He has been a rehearsal and cover conductor for Itzhak Perlman, Hilary Hahn, Sarah Chang, Oleh Krysa, and others. Dr. Lenberg has performed in Europe, Canada and North America as a conductor and instrumentalist, and has recently performed in venues including Notre Dame Cathedral, The Glenn Gould Studio of the CBC, Herbst Theater, Nourse Theater, and SFJazz.
As an educator Dr. Lenberg has taught orchestra, band, conducting, music theory, music history, and private guitar and piano lessons at French American International School in San Francisco, San Francisco State University, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Woodside International School, Lowell High School.
As a composer Dr. Lenberg has written soundtracks for films premiered at Sundance International Film Festival and CineVegas Short Films Festival. More recently he has had works read by Left Coast Ensemble, Da Capo Chamber Players, and the California Orchestra Director's Association.
Dr. Lenberg pursued his undergraduate degree at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received both his Masters and Doctoral degrees from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Phillip completed his teaching credential at San Francisco State University while student teaching at Lowell High School in San Francisco. He is currently serving as professor and conductor of instrumental ensembles at Mendocino College.