Juan Gallastegui Named Music Director of DC Strings Orchestra

By Logan Martell

DC Strings Orchestra has announced that conductor Dr. Juan A. Gallastegui has been appointed as their new Music Director.

Entering its fifth season, the company is a program of the DC Strings Workshop, and has presented over 50 performances in the DC area since their founding in 2016.

“Dr.  Juan is a longtime friend of DC Strings and we are humbled by his deep commitment to music-making and rapport with the musician,” said Andrew M. Lee, Artistic/Executive Director of DC Strings Workshop. “As our country battles the pandemic, we will look to Dr. Juan to help our musicians connect with the community and other musicians to inspire, hope, and heal from the pain that is affecting so many members of our community.”