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President and CEO: Melissa Ngan
Artistic: Derek Bermel

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Garrett McQueen  

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Derek Bermel

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Derek Bermel

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Kevin James

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Lyndsay Werking  

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Christina Jensen, Jensen Artists

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American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, pre-college and college education programs, and emerging composer professional development to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

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