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Conductor and Music Director
LLOYD BUTLER maintains an active schedule as a Music Director/Conductor, having conducted orchestras around the world and the United States. Currently, Maestro Butler leads the Hollywood Festival Orchestra on their sell-out tours in Japan. Also, Mr. Butler recently toured as the conductor for the Grammy-nominated group, Celtic Woman, throughout North America for their Christmas Symphony tour. He has conducted several prominent artists including The Irish Tenors, Il Divo, Judy Collins, Petula Clark, and Americas Got Talent star, Alice Tan Ridley. Lloyd’s USA guest conducting appearances include The Seattle Symphony, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Nashville Symphony, Utah Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, Boise Philharmonic, Naples Philharmonic, and many more. Internationally, Mr. Butler has conducted the Arad Philharmonic in Romania; The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Australia; the Pärnu City Orchestra in Estonia; Orquesta Sinfonica and the Camerata in San Luis Potosi, Mexico; The Orquesta Sinfonietta of the Universidad Autonoma de Universidad SLP and Orquesta Sinfonica Juvenil Julián Carillo in Mexico; and also jazz bands in Manchester, England and Tallinn, Estonia. Beyond his work with symphony orchestras, he equally enjoys collaborating in theatre having music directed more than forty musicals and operas including some favorites, Die Zauberflöte, A Little Night Music, Into The Woods, Oklahoma, Miss Saigon, The Addams Family, and so many others. Lloyd holds a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Ohio Northern University.