Haley Rudolph made her Tilles Center debut in August 2017, conducting the Romance from Dvorak's Czech Suite. She is the recipient of the 2016 National Graduate Conductor Scholarship sponsored by SAI, and winner of the Outstanding Conductor Award from LIU C.W. Post. Ms. Rudolph held the position of Music Director of Clarkson University Orchestra and has worked with the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, The Orchestra Now, Bard Conservatory Orchestra, Queens College, and the Catholic University of America, among several other high-caliber groups. Haley has performed in masterclasses for Gerard Schwarz and Diane Wittry, and became a Fellow at the Conductor's Institute at Bard in 2015. She graduated from Bard College with a Master of Music in Orchestral Conducting under the mentorship of Harold Farberman and holds a B.M. from the Crane School of Music with a concentration on violin. Ms. Rudolph has also performed as a chamber musician in masterclasses for the Jerusalem String Quartet, the Alexander String Quartet, and members of the Emerson String Quartet.
"Rudolph’s own composition Atmosphere (2017) conveyed adroit flow and sharp irony: the opening French horn posed mystery and its brief sardonic comment at the conclusion to the other instruments conveyed trenchant, ironic humor at being ignored." - The Millbrook Independent