Cellist Lynn Harrell, already a Los Angeles resident as a member of the faculty of the USC School of Music, has been appointed artistic director of the 1988 Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute, the six-week program of advanced training for orchestral musicians and conductors.
In this post, Harrell will direct, from July 1 through Aug. 14, a curriculum encompassing a broad range of orchestral and chamber music activities and performances. He will head a faculty now set to include conductors Leonard Slatkin, Edo de Waart, Daniel Lewis, Yuri Temirkanov, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, David Alan Miller and Heiichiro Ohyama, violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, pianist Malcolm Frager, composer John Harbison and the members of the Bartok Quartet.
The 1988 summer institute will be located in the UCLA music department. Participants will be selected at nationwide auditions beginning in February.
Information: (213) 972-0702.