Conductors

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Sascha Zaburdaeva | Prelude String Orchestra and Philharmonic Orchestra

Born in Moscow, Sascha Zaburdaeva attended Gnessin’s Music College and performed with the Russian Youth Symphony and Youth Talents of Moscow. She continued her studies in New York at the Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Masao Kawasaki and Itzhak Perlman. After receiving her second bachelor’s degree, Sascha earned a master’s degree in violin performance with Anatole Wieck at the University of Maine, Orono. Ms. Zaburdaeva has rich experience as a soloist and chamber musician, and she currently sits in the first violin section of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra while teaching students of all ages and abilities at RDL Strings in Bangor. In recent seasons, she has been a string coach for the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras.

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Trevor Marcho | Prelude Wind Ensemble and Philharmonic Orchestra

Trevor Marcho is currently the instrumental music teacher at the Mattanawcook Academy in Lincoln, ME and serves as the assistant conductor of the Bangor Band. A trombonist by training, from 2001 to 2006 he performed as a soloist with the U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Command Band in Norfolk, VA. Trevor recently completed his master’s degree in instrumental conducting at the University of Maine, Orono, where he previously earned his bachelor of music degree in music education. From 2006 to 2010, he served as the sports band director at Brewer High School, and since 2006 he has been a low brass instructor at the Maine Summer Youth Music camp.