GRAMMY Award-winning conductor Fernando Malvar-Ruiz is serving his fifth season as Artistic Director of Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, having commenced his tenure on 8월 1, 2018. Mr. Malvar-Ruiz is an internationally regarded choral conductor, clinician, and educator, who has worked with children’s and youth choirs his entire career. From 2004 to 2017, he was the Artistic Director of The American Boychoir, leading the ensemble in over 150 performances and up to five national and international tours annually. He has prepared choirs for appearances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, LA Opera, San Francisco Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic and London Symphony Orchestra, among others. He has worked with such conductors as Gustavo Dudamel, Marin Alsop, Pierre Boulez, Yannik Nézet-Seguin, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Valery Gergiev, as well as artists ranging from cellist Yo-Yo Ma, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, pop legends Billie Eilish, Beyoncé Knowles, Sir Paul McCartney, Josh Groban, and opera singers Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman. He conducted The American Boychoir on six recordings, led its performances on the Academy Awards and a 9/11 Memorial Service broadcast globally on CNN. Mr. Malvar-Ruiz was the music director for the film Hear My Song (Boychoir), starring Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Debra Winger, and Josh Lucas.
Malvar-Ruiz는 이전에 James Litton에서 2000-2004 년 American Boychoir의 Associate Music Director로 재직했습니다. 청소년 목소리의 전문가인 그는 전 세계에서 어린이 및 청소년 합창단을 초청하여 지휘했습니다. 그는 오하이오 주립 대학에서 합창 지휘 석사 학위를 받았으며 일리노이 대학교에서 합창 음악 박사 학위를 취득했습니다.