Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra

Artistic Staff

Mr. Kahalehoe

Kawika Kahalehoe

Music Director,
Conductor of Symphony Orchestra and Preparatory Wind Ensemble

Kawika Kahalehoe is a graduate of the University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA) where he earned and bachelor’s degree in trombone performance and a master’s degree in music education. While at the University of the Arts, Mr. Kahalehoe studied trombone with Rich Genovese….Read Full Biography



Dr. Gopal

Dr. Arvin Gopal

Conductor of Concert Orchestra and Preparatory String Ensemble

Dr. Arvin Gopal has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral violist throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas. His performances have been broadcast on the public radios….Read Full Biography



[EDOPHOTO]-16768717Mr. Michael Brennan

Assistant Conductor and Coach: Brass/Woodwind/ Percussion

Michael Brennan is a graduate of Rutgers University – Mason Gross School of the Arts (New Brunswick, NJ) where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Music Education. While at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Mr. Brennan studied trumpet with ….Read Full Biography



[EDOPHOTO]-16768718Mr. Christopher Beckett

Assistant Conductor and Coach: Strings

Christopher Beckett graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Music Education from Rutgers University – Mason Gross School of the Arts, having studied both violin with Lenuta Ciulei (first prize winner of the Paganini International Violin Competition) and…Read Full Biography