Conductor A. Clyde Roller Dies at 91

Classic Arts News   Conductor A. Clyde Roller Dies at 91
 
A. Clyde Roller, a conductor and teacher at the Eastman School of Music, died on October 16. He was 91 years old.

Roller attended the school as a student and in 1963 he became a professor of ensemble. He directed the Eastman Wind Ensemble until 1966, and returned in 2002 to conduct the ensemble on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

In addition, he was conductor of the Amarillo Symphony from 1948 to 1962, resident conductor of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, conductor and professor at the University of Texas at Auston, and a guest conductor for orchestras all over the world.


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