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In 2012, DePreist suffered a heart attack, according to his manager. Never fully recovering, DePreist died on February 8, 2013, at the age of 76, in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was married to Ginette DePreist. DePreist had two daughters, Tracy and Jennifer, from his first marriage to Betty Childress.
DePreist published two books of poetry: "The Precipice Garden" (1987) and "The Distant Siren" (1989).
James Anderson DePreist (November 21, 1936 – February 8, 2013) was an American conductor. DePreist was one of the first African-American conductors on the world stage. He was the director emeritus of conducting and orchestral studies at The Juilliard School and laureate music director of the Oregon Symphony at the time of his death.
In June 2010, American conductor James DePreist was named Artistic Advisor to the Pasadena Symphony and POPS. One of the few African-American conductors on the world stage, until his passing in 2013, DePreist was director of conducting and orchestral studies at the Juilliard School and laureate music director of the Oregon Symphony.
Ninomiya also based the character of James DePreist, the musical director of the fictional Roux-Marlet Orchestra in Paris, on a real-life counterpart with the same name. James DePreist was Permanent Conductor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, and conducted the Nodame Orchestra, which provided the music for both the live-action drama and the anime adaptations.
Miller committed to Ohio State on June 3, 2010. Miller also had scholarship offers from Alabama, Cincinnati, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Tennessee, Southern California, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. It was rumored that Miller's friendship with another 5-star recruit from Springfield, Ohio, Trey DePriest, would result in DePreist attending Ohio State as well. Instead, DePreist chose to attend Alabama.
DePreist was born in Philadelphia in 1936. He was the nephew of contralto Marian Anderson. DePreist studied composition with Vincent Persichetti at the Philadelphia Conservatory while earning a bachelor's degree at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
DePreist remained as conductor for 23 years. By the time he left in 2003, he had led the transformation of the orchestra from a small, part-time group into a full-time nationally recognized orchestra. During that period, the orchestra released 17 recordings. Peter Frajola, a principal violinist, who joined the orchestra in the 1980s, said the symphony took "phenomenal musical journeys" with DePreist. "Jimmy" as DePreist was known to locals, became a well known personality in the Portland community. He was the Laureate Music Director of the Oregon Symphony until his death in 2013.
In 1987, DePreist, who had been high school friends with Bill Cosby, was commissioned to rearrange the theme song to "The Cosby Show".
DePreist made over 50 recordings, including a Shostakovich symphony cycle with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra as well as 15 recordings with the Oregon Symphony, with such works as Sergei Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2.
In 1962, while on a State Department tour in Bangkok, Thailand, DePreist contracted poliomyelitis. However he recovered sufficiently, allowing him to enter and to ultimately claim first prize in the Dimitri Mitropoulos International Conducting Competition. He was then chosen by Leonard Bernstein to become assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic during the 1965–66 season. DePreist made his highly acclaimed European debut with the Rotterdam Philharmonic in 1969, then made appearances with other European orchestras in Amsterdam, Belgium, Berlin, Italy, Munich, Stockholm and Stuttgart. In 1971, Antal Doráti named him associate conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. In 1976, DePreist was appointed music director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, a position he held until 1983.
In 1980, DePreist was named music director of the Oregon Symphony, a position he held until 2003. During his 23-year tenure, he led the transformation of the Oregon Symphony from a small, part-time orchestra to a nationally recognized group with a number of recordings. Peter Frajola, a principal violinist who joined the orchestra in the 1980s recalled "phenomenal musical journeys" with DePreist whose influence reached far beyond the music hall into the community. He was the symphony's ninth music director and was succeeded by Carlos Kalmar.
His students at Juilliard included Philip Glass, Bruce Adolphe, Michael Jeffrey Shapiro, Laurie Spiegel, Kenneth Fuchs, Richard Danielpour, Peter Schickele, Lowell Liebermann, Robert Witt, Elena Ruehr, William Schimmel, Leonardo Balada, and Leo Brouwer. He also taught composition to Joseph Willcox Jenkins and conductor James DePreist at the Philadelphia Conservatory.
Kalmar said of the recording, "It is a great pleasure to share these important American works for which I have the greatest fondness and appreciation. They aren't widely performed and certainly deserve to be enjoyed by a wider public." "Spirit of the American Range" was funded in part by the James DePreist Fund for Broadcast and Recording.
Anderson died of congestive heart failure on April 8, 1993, at age 96. She had suffered a stroke a month earlier. She died in Portland, Oregon, at the home of her nephew, conductor James DePreist. She is interred at Eden Cemetery, in Collingdale, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia.
Špaček has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic orchestra, Prague Philharmonia, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestra of Belgium, Czech Chamber Orchestra, Brno Philharmonic, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic, the Russian Chamber Philharmonic and other orchestras. Among conductors he has worked with have been Jiří Bělohlávek, Christoph Eschenbach, Manfred Honeck, James DePreist, Asher Fisch, Roy Goodman, Jakub Hrůša, Eliahu Inbal and Rossen Milanov.
Kern has worked with such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Leonard Slatkin, Vladimir Spivakov, Manfred Honeck, Christoph Eschenbach, James Conlon, Antoni Wit, Pinchas Zukerman, James DePreist, Marin Alsop, Michel Plasson, Hans Graf, Alexander Lazarev, Vassily Sinaisky, Peter Oundjian, Cristian Mandeal, Zdeněk Mácal, Jaap van Zweden, Giancarlo Guerrero, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, and Constantine Orbelian.
Many successful concerts and collaborations followed. James DePreist was the Symphony’s principal guest conductor. John Hammond was President of the Board of Directors, which included Marian Anderson, Leontyne Price, and Zero Mostel. Anderson and Mostel were also patron artists, along with the Modern Jazz Quartet, George Shirley and William Warfield.
Commit also executive produced the "Concert to End Polio" with the New York Philharmonic and polio survivor and violinist Itzhak Perlman, which took place in December 2009 and raised six-figures for the cause. In 2011, Commit once again executive produced the second "Concert to End Polio" with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Itzhak Perlman and polio survivor and conductor James DePreist.
A 90-minute television special produced by CBS affiliate KOIN Channel 6 in honor of the Symphony’s Centennial featured DePreist and the orchestra in a performance of its signature work, Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2 In E Minor, Op. 27, and was awarded a Northwest Regional Emmy in June 1997. It was produced by John Ray and directed by Richard Hammerstrom.