Since 2019, Chelsea Gallo has been a member of the conducting staff at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, where she regularly assists top-level conductors and serves the Detroit community. Her DSO credits include recording the music for Lincoln Motor Company (™) Aviator commercials, Young Person’s concerts, community leadership events, and neighborhood engagement projects. This season Gallo will also serve as assistant conductor of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, director of orchestras at Loyola University (New Orleans), assistant conductor at Opera Orlando, a fellow with the Turn the Spotlight program in New York City, and cover conductor at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Gallo is music director of the Detroit Community Orchestra through the Wu Family Civic Program. She is former music director of the Cosmos Chamber Orchestra, an ensemble selected as an artistic contributor for NASA, collaborating on out-of-this world projects.