Anna Binneweg is the Music Director/Conductor of the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (Annapolis, MD) and is an Associate Professor of Music at Anne Arundel Community College (Arnold, MD), where she serves as the Music Director/Conductor of the AACC Symphony Orchestra. She has conducted a variety of orchestral performances in some of the nation’s most reputable concert halls such as the Kennedy Center Concert Hall and Terrace Theater (Washington, DC), the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, MD), and the Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles, CA). Dr. Binneweg holds her formal conducting degrees from Southern Methodist University, where she studied with Paul Phillips, and Northwestern University, where she studied with Victor Yampolsky. During her time in Chicago, Binneweg was the Music Director/Conductor of OperaModa—a company committed to producing modern American Opera. She has also served on the conducting faculties at Loyola University (Chicago, IL), the Sherwood Conservatory of Music (Chicago, IL), American University (Washington, DC), and as cover-conductor for the National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, DC) after her debut in the National Conducting Institute under the mentorship of Leonard Slatkin.
Binneweg made her European conducting debut with the Lviv Virtuosi (Ukraine, 2012), followed by the Minsk Conservatory Orchestra (Belarus, 2013) and the Chernihiv Philharmonic (Ukraine, 2014). Her youth orchestra experience includes appointments with the Houston Youth Symphony (Houston, TX) and the San Luis Obispo Youth Symphony (San Luis Obispo, CA). In addition to her guest conducting appearances, she is in frequent demand as an orchestra clinician and adjudicator throughout Maryland and the United States, and currently serves on the national executive board of directors for the College Orchestra Directors Association (CODA).
Dr. Binneweg is the recipient of the 2015 Annie Award for the Performing Arts awarded by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.