Meet our Conductor


Wesley Schulz


Wesley Schulz is the Music Director and Conductor of the Auburn Symphony Orchestra. Previously, Schulz served as Music Director of the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Festival Orchestra and Director of Orchestras at University of Puget Sound. Additionally, he holds the Lucy Moore Ruffin Chair as the Associate Conductor of the North Carolina Symphony where he conducts more than 150 concerts each year.


Schulz has performed with orchestras around the world with recent engagements including the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra, Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra, Venice Symphony Orchestra, Lake Washington Symphony, Round Rock Symphony and the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, among others. Maestro Schulz graduated magna cum laude with Bachelor degrees in Percussion Performance and Music Education from Ball State University and Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Texas at Austin. When not on the podium, Schulz can be seen running the streets of your city or playing endless fetch with his two dogs, Chewbacca and Han Solo.