Gordon Gerrard, the esteemed Canadian conductor, possesses a profound connection to music that transcends the boundaries of his profession. For him, music is an invigorating life force, a source of joy, comfort, and transformation for audiences. Gordon’s impressive career has seen him as a guest conductor for renowned Canadian orchestras and opera companies, including Vancouver, Quebec, Toronto, and more. His passion for nurturing emerging talent shines through his work with young artists at various institutions. Since 2016, he has served as the dynamic leader of the Regina Symphony Orchestra, delving into classical and contemporary compositions while exploring the profound impact of music on social change and community engagement. Gordon’s journey from a farm in rural Manitoba to becoming a celebrated conductor is a testament to his unwavering dedication to music’s power to bring people together and create a sense of community, a privilege he cherishes dearly.