Born in Hollywood, California and raised in New York City, Julian Wachner is one of North America’s most
exciting and versatile musicians, sought-after as conductor, composer, and keyboard artist. In his new position as the inaugural Director of Music and the Arts at New York’s historic Trinity Wall Street, Wachner serves as Principal Conductor of the Trinity Choir, the Trinity Baroque Orchestra and NOVUS NY, Trinity’s contemporary music orchestra in residence.
This appointment complements his existing roles as Music Director of the Kennedy Center’s Grammy Award winning Washington Chorus and as Principal Conductor of Opera McGill, Montreal. Wachner has also made memorable guest appearances with such major organizations as the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Montreal and Pittsburgh Symphonies, the Handel and Haydn Society, Glimmerglass Opera, Hawaii Opera Theater, New York City Opera and the Boston Pops.