John Pew, Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra Music Director
John Pew is Music Director of the Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra. He is an energetic champion of live symphonic music known for his warm rapport with audiences and musicians alike and his genius for innovation and education.
He has led the TSO since founding it in 2010. Now in its sixth season, the orchestra has grown to include 75 musicians, an actively engaged board of directors, and many other volunteers who together donate more than 10,000 hours each year to bring symphonic music to north Utah County.
John’s passion can be traced to early childhood; he began piano lessons at age five. In high school he held season tickets to the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and began to amass a large collection of classical scores and recordings, spending countless hours studying the masters.