NSO Conductors

Rebekah O’Brien
Principal Guest Conductor

Music, dance, and friendship were always at the center of Ms. Rebekah O’Brien’s activities as a child and from an early age the question grew: could she create her life out of music, movement, and friendship?

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S. Mordecai Fuhrman
Assistant Conductor

Conductor, composer, arranger, percussionist, and timpanist S. Mordecai Fuhrman, a Wilmington native and veteran of the Newark Symphony Orchestra from 1997 to 2012, is a graduate of the University of Delaware, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the University of Denver Lamont School of Music.

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Brian Cox
Assistant Conductor

Conductor Brian Cox was born in Berlin, Germany, and has resided in the state of Delaware most of his life. He received his Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Delaware in tuba performance, and studied conducting and composition at Temple University.

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Wesley Broadnax
Assistant Conductor

Wesley J. Broadnax is in his first year as Associate Professor of Music/Director of Bands at the University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO), where he conducts the Wind Ensemble, Chamber Winds, and guides all aspects of the wind band and graduate wind conducting programs.

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Catherine Soukup
NSO Chorusmaster

Catherine Soukup (Katie) is currently in her 30th year as a music educator, first at Mt. Pleasant HS, and now at Kennett HS. She teaches choir, music theory, piano, and leads the musical theater and play productions. 

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