Rice’s Shepherd School appoints renowned conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya as distinguished resident director of orchestras and professor of conducting

New faculty leader will serve as designate during 2024-25 school year, assume full responsibilities in 2025-26 season

HOUSTON, May 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Following an exhaustive international search, the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University is pleased to announce that Emmy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya will join the faculty as distinguished resident director of orchestras and professor of conducting. Beginning his tenure as designate in the 2024-25 school year, Harth-Bedoya will assume full responsibilities overseeing the Shepherd School’s preeminent orchestral programs in the 2025-26 season.