John Page

Conductor - Educator

"I am deeply impressed with this man's dedication, range, speed, facility and natural flair." Benjamin Zander, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra

John Page


20 Main St • Exeter NH 0383


617 201 3505


"An exact musician who knows what he wants to achieve ... packed with energy and exemplary in precision." Irish Times



Major Achievements:

  • Double platinum Disc (DVD) and Golden Disc (CD) for studio recordings of PBS show, Celtic Woman, 2007
  • Boston Philharmonic Zander Fellowship 2003-2005
  • Irish Times 'Opera of the Year' Award for Victor Ullmann's The Emperor of Atlantis, Ireland 2003
  • Lyric FM broadcast concert with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland 2003
  • Finalist, Dublin Conducting Masterclasses with National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland 1999
  • Visiting Fellow at Harvard University, supported by Government of Ireland Scholarship




Director of Orchestral Activities, Tufts University

Music Director, Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra

Artistic and Music Director, PARMA Orchestra

Visiting Associate Professor, Boston University, Spring 2011

Acting Director of Orchestras, BU, Spring 2011

Director of Large Ensembles, The Mimesis Ensemble 2009-2010

Music Director, NEC Symphony 2009-2010

Resident Conductor, New England Conservatory 2006-2010

Music Director, NEC Sinfonietta 2006-2009

Assistant Conductor, Boston Philharmonic Orchestra 2005-2009

Music Director, NEC Youth Chorale 2004-2007

BPO Zander Fellow 2003-2005

Artistic Director, Portsmouth Festivities 2001-2003




Postgraduate studies, Trinity College Dublin 1996-2001

Visiting Fellow, Harvard University 1999

MA in Musicology (1st class), University College Dublin 1994-1996

BMus (Hons), King's College London 1989-1993