Gary Liebst, Director

Introducing Conductor Gary Liebst, the maestro behind the musical magic of Conroe Symphony Orchestra. With a remarkable 38 years of experience in education, Liebst has been leading and inspiring college and community orchestras, concert bands, and jazz ensembles. As the esteemed Director of Bands at Lone Star College North Harris, and as the former Dean of Visual and Performing Arts at both Lone Star College-North Harris and Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas, Liebst has dedicated his career to promoting fine arts, music, visual communications, digital arts, and theater programs. His passion for collaboration and community engagement has been instrumental in cultivating a thriving cultural scene. Join us in celebrating Liebst’s award-winning expertise and unwavering commitment to the artistic growth of our community.

The most rewarding part of his career in education was working with his colleagues and promoting academic and workforce programs in the community.  Mr. Liebst lives in Conroe with his wife, Lee Ann.

“I think it is important to both inform and entertain when presenting concerts.  My plan is to move our audience through all different genres of music from classical to jazz, modern to Broadway, and Baroque to movie music.  There will truly be music that everyone will enjoy from Grieg, Bach, and Schubert to Andrew Lloyd Weber,  George Gershwin, and John Williams”. 

-Gary Liebst

Music Director, CSO