Kenneth Schermerhorn Net Worth

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Kenneth Schermerhorn Net Worth is
$10 Million

Mini Biography

Kenneth Schermerhorn was created on November 20, 1929 in Schenectady, NY, USA as Kenneth DeWitt Schermerhorn. He’s known for his focus on The Nutcracker (1977), Il divo – La spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti (2008) and Liberty! The American Trend (1997). He was wedded to Hooker, Tish, Carol Neblett and Lupe Serrano. He passed away on Apr 18, 2005 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

Interesting Facts

1Part of the opening concert of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center was broadcast on NPR's "Performance Today".
2Conducted the first U.S. performance of Jean Sibelius's "Kullervo".
3Conducted the Hong Kong Philharmonic from 1984 to 1988.
4The Schermerhorn Symphony Center, named in his honor, opened in Nashville, Tennesssee, on September 9, 2006.
5He was awarded the Sibelius Medal in 1979 by the Finnish government, for his conducting of Jean Sibelius's works.
6While at Tanglewood, he won the Serge Koussevitzky memorial conducting award twice in a row.
7Conducted the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra from 1968 to 1980.
8Former assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic.
9One of his teachers at Tanglewood, and his greatest influence, was Leonard Bernstein.
10At age 14, he joined a dance band that played in nightclubs. He graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music, and played trumpet with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and other orchestras before being drafted into the army.
11In the army, he was stationed in Germany, and there he got his first conducting job by chance. A general wanted to prove that the Americans were sophisticated, so he bragged that the US 7th Army had its own symphony orchestra. The next day an orchestra was hurriedly organized, with Schermerhorn put in charge of a group of soldiers who had studied at Juilliard, the New England Conservatory, and other top music schools.
12He was appointed music director of the American Ballet Theatre when he was 28. He left in 1968, but returned in 1976 to conduct Mikhail Baryshnikov's famous production of "The Nutcracker", which was eventually televised in 1977. He returned to ABT again in 1982 at the request of artistic director Baryshnikov and stayed there for two more years.
13Composed more than 50 choral, orchestra, and chamber works.
14Music director and conductor of the Nashville Symphony from 1983 until his death.


Music Department

Liberty! The American Revolution1997TV Mini-Series conductor - 6 episodes
Breakfast with the Arts1997TV Series conductor - 1 episode
Great Performances: Dance in America1985TV Series conductor - 1 episode
The Nutcracker1977/ITV Movie conductor


Il Divo2008performer: "Pohjola's Daughter op. 49"
Breakfast with the Arts1997TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Nutcracker1977/ITV Movie performer: "The Nutcracker" ballet
New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts1960TV Series performer - 1 episode


New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts1960TV SeriesHimself - Assistant conductor

Archive Footage

One Symphony Place: A Dream Fulfilled2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
One Symphony Place: A World Premiere Live from Music City2006TV MovieHimself


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