Vinay Parameswaran is a promising young conductor active with both orchestral and opera repertory. He is Assistant Conductor of the Nashville Symphony where he works closely with Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero and leads a variety of classical, education, and community concerts. Parameswaran conducted the Curtis Opera Theater in an acclaimed production of Donizetti's L'elisir d'Amore in 2012–2013 and conducted Mozart's Die Zauberflöte with the Curtis Opera Theatre in the previous season. He concluded the 2012–2013 season with east coast tour appearances at the Perelman Theater (Kimmel Center, Philadelphia), Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), and Miller Theatre (New York). He also led the Curtis Symphony Orchestra twice at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall in works by Ludwig, Barber, and Danielpour. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Parameswaran began his conducting studies with Paul Phillips at Brown University and continued at the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied with the distinguished conducting pedagogue, Otto-Werner Mueller.