Conductor Juli E. Sansoucy brings years of creative experience to the Old Post Road Orchestra. She holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, as well as advanced coursework in music history, music theory, conducting, and educational leadership. Sansoucy’s public school background is as a band director in New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey, but mostly Western Massachusetts. Most recently she served as Director of Instrumental Music, Director of Bands, and taught coursework in music education at Anna Maria College. As a horn player, Sansoucy was a sixteen-year member of the Massachusetts Wind Orchestra under Malcolm Rowell, a twenty-two year member of the Pioneer Valley Symphony, as well as numerous other organizations in the Pioneer Valley. She has also conducted district festivals and spent four seasons as the Conductor/Music Director of the Valley Light Opera of Amherst, MA. She was the Doctoral Conducting Assistant for the UMass Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band from 2007-2009 under Dr. Laura Rexroth. Sansoucy is also in her third season as conductor/music director for the Seven Hills Symphony of Worcester, MA.