Georgia Lambros Ekonomou has been an Orchestra Director and Conductor for 35 years. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Music Education from Northwestern University, and a Master of Music Education from Georgia State University. Additionally, she studied conducting at the Conductor’s Institute in South Carolina under Harold Farberman and Donald Portnoy.
She served as the Director of Orchestras' at The Paideia School and at The Lovett School. In 1990, The Lovett Chamber Orchestra performed at the MENC National Conference in Washington DC. The Lovett Orchestra also performed at the Georgia Music Educator’s Conference in Savannah, in 1997, and at the International Association of Jazz Educator’sConference in Atlanta, in 1997.
Under her direction, The Paideia Chamber Orchestra performed at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center in 2005, at Jordan Hall in Boston in 2007, and at the Ryman Theater in Nashville in 2009.
A violinist, Mrs. Ekonomou, performs with the Atlanta Opera Orchestra, and has performed with the Woman’s Jazz Orchestra of Los Angeles, the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra, the Emory Chamber Players, and other ensembles in the Atlanta area.
In 1991, she was awarded the Lovett School Woodward Award for excellence in teaching.
She has conducted the Emory Junior Chamber Orchestra for 8 years, and is the principal Guest Conductor for the Emory Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Mrs. Ekonomou serves on the advisory committee for the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, and on the national Membership committee for the American String Teachers Association.
She is active throughout the United States as Conductor, Clinician and Adjudicator.
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