Andrew Grams is in his third season as Assistant Conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra/American Symphony Orchestra League Conducting Fellow, having been appointed to the post by Franz Welser-Möst in June 2004. As a conductor, Mr. Grams has worked with the orchestras of Delaware, Fort Worth, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Saint Louis, and other ensembles. From 2002 to 2004, he was assistant conductor of the Reading Symphony Orchestra in Pennsylvania. Also an accomplished violinist, Mr. Grams was a member of the New York City Ballet Orchestra at Lincoln Center from 1998 to 2004, serving as acting associate principal second violin in 2002 and 2004. He has performed with a variety of other orchestral ensembles including the Brooklyn Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke's, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. He is being considered for Conductor of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.
Biographical information provided by the Cleveland Orchestra website.