Ronald Foster - Conductor


Ronald Foster is one of the new breed of composer/conductors capable of working within a wide variety of musical genres. Whether it be on the concert stage, in the theater, or in the areas of jazz and popular music, Mr. Foster has earned a reputation as a creative, innovative, and sensitive musician.  Read More


"[At] Saturday's Anchorage Symphony Orchestra concert ... "An Evening at the Ballet" with dancers from Chicago's Joffrey Ballet company ... the nearly full house applauded loud and long."
Mike Dunham, Alaska Dispatch News

Music of this sort is hard to play. They played “Notturno” with panache, sympathy and a confidence born of conductor Ron Foster’s rock-solid command of the score.
-Tom Strini, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Congratulations on your recent CD. You have wonderful craft and the music is very beautiful.
-John Corigliano

Finding your work placed between Bernstein and Copland on a program must be a little daunting for a composer. But Foster’s “Contemplations for Solo Clarinet” held up quite well in such august company. It proved to be a colorful, creative piece, particularly in Haskell’s spirited interpretation...
-Elaine Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

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Critical Acclaim

Orchestral Works

Band/Wind Ensemble Works

Chamber Music Works

Jazz Works

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