Sameer Patel, assistant conductor of the San Diego Symphony, is the first of six finalists competing for the job of music director of the Fresno Philharmonic.
Sameer Patel, assistant conductor of the San Diego Symphony, is the first of six finalists competing for the job of music director of the Fresno Philharmonic. Arielle Doneson Special to The Bee
Sameer Patel, assistant conductor of the San Diego Symphony, is the first of six finalists competing for the job of music director of the Fresno Philharmonic. Arielle Doneson Special to The Bee

As first of 6 candidates for Fresno Philharmonic post arrives, a grueling musical job interview

September 25, 2016 06:03 AM

UPDATED September 26, 2016 02:06 PM

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