Nationality United Kingdom
Alvin Ho is the first prize winner of Princess Astrid International Conducting Competition and Assistant Conductor of Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, FL USA. Equally at home on symphonic and operatic repertoire, Ho's notable recent collaborations include Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Red Note Contemporary Music Ensemble. He was a past recipient of the Bruno Walter Conducting fellowship at the Cabrillo Contemporary Music Festival and Farber Karajan Conducting Fellowship at the Salzburg Festival. Also, he was also a semi-finalist in the Donetella Flick London Symphony Orchestra Conducting Competition.
Ho studied primarily with Arthur Fagen, Riccardo Muti and Bernard Haitink. He has also worked additionally with Garry Walker, Nicolás Pasquet, Neeme Järvi and Thomas Wilkins. Ho holds a Master’s degree in Orchestral Conducting from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.