Conductor Tiffany Lu hails from Tampa, FL as well as the D.C.-Maryland region. In 2020, she joined the faculty of Sewanee University of the South as Visiting Assistant Professor and Music Director of the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra. Lu currently also serves as Conducting Associate of the Pierre Monteux School and Music Festival (Hancock, ME), Assistant Conductor with the Prince Georges’ Philharmonic (Bowie, MD), and Associate Conductor with the Capital City Symphony (Washington, D.C.). During the 2019-2020 season, Lu debuted as guest conductor with Symphony New Hampshire and the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra. From 2015-2020, she was Music Director of the Wilmington Community Orchestra, and Assistant Conductor with the Capital City Symphony, creating groundbreaking and creative programming. She was also selected as Conducting Fellow for the Allentown Symphony in 2019 and 2020. Tiffany’s diverse skill set includes professional work as a performing violinist (Chattanooga Symphony, The Florida Orchestra, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra), music librarian (Sewanee Summer Music Festival, National Orchestral Institute, DC Youth Orchestra Program, and the Music School of Delaware), and recording producer (Smithsonian Chamber Players, Virginia Symphony Orchestra). She also co-hosts a podcast, The Classical Gabfest.
Lu holds degrees from Princeton University, Ithaca College, and the University of Maryland.