Barry Stern brings to the ISO at Turtle Bay Orchestra a career in music that dates back thirty years. As a conductor, he has previously served as the Artistic Director of the Chelsea Concert Series, served on the faculty of the New York State Music Camp and Institute at Hartwick College and has been a guest conductor with the Lenox Hill Chamber Orchestra, and the Manhattan School of Music.
Prior to becoming a full time educator, Barry had been Director of Orchestral Studies at Manhattan School of Music and Director of the Bronx House School for the Performing Arts. Following his creation of the orchestra program at Louis D. Brandeis High School, Mr. Stern moved on to Fort Hamilton High School where he currently serves as Orchestra Director. He is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music (BM, MM).