Meet the Conductor

Dr. Kurt Sprenger

Kurt Sprenger podium Dr. Kurt Sprenger became music director of the Fort Worth Civic Orchestra in 2002. In conjunction with the FWCO’s move to the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary campus, Dr. Sprenger was named artist-in-residence at the Seminary. He currently serves as principal violin with the Dallas Chamber Orchestra and the Brazos Chamber Orchestra, and he is active as a studio violinist in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Overseas, he has served as artist-in-residence at the National Conservatory of Italy, conducting opera throughout the country. In addition, he has conducted and recorded with the Warsaw National Philharmonic in Poland. Dr. Sprenger has held faculty positions with universities in Texas, Wisconsin, and California and is active as an educator working with All-Region and All-State orchestras throughout the country. A native of Hawaii, Dr. Sprenger received his Doctorate of Music at the University of Southern California. He and his wife, pianist Jill Sprenger, live in Fort Worth with their three children.