Philip Ryan Mann

When it comes to fireworks, Philip Mann is your man as conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

Posted: June 29, 2014 at 2:29 a.m.

Philip Ryan Mann

Philip Ryan Mann

You know which cliche Arkansas Symphony Orchestra conductor Philip Mann hates? The one that goes, Make your passion your job and you'll never have to go to work. Blech. "While I'm lucky to do what I do, it's an extraordinary amount of work."

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