Grand Rapids Symphony welcomes new music director

Marcelo Lehninger
Marcelo Lehninger

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) His musical career has brought him from Brazil to Los Angeles and now to Grand Rapids as the new music director of the Grand Rapids Symphony.

Marcelo Lehninger is only the 14th music director in the Grand Rapids Symphony’s 86 year history. He was the unanimous choice of the Symphony’s three year search for a new leader. Lehninger succeeds music director laureate David Lockington, who stepped down in May 2015 after 16 years as music director.

Grand Rapids Symphony Picnic Pops

  • Classical Fireworks – July 14 and 15
  • The Music of Queen – July 21 and 22
  • The Music of the Beach Boys – July 28 and 29
  • The Music of David Bowie – August 2
  • Boyz II Men – August 4

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