LLOYD BUTLER maintains an active schedule as a Music Director/Conductor, having conducted orchestras around the world and the United States. Lloyd is the Music Director/Conductor/Pianist for the Grammy - Nominated international sensation, Celtic Woman. He is also the Music Director and Conductor for the Hollywood Festival Orchestra, which regularly tours to Japan and performs for sold-out crowds throughout the country. Additionally, he has conducted for Il Divo, The Irish Tenors, Dr. Ronan Tynan of The Irish Tenors, Judy Collins, Petula Clark, and America’s Got Talent star - Alice Tan Ridley. Lloyd’s US guest conducting appearances include Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Nashville Symphony, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, Boise Philharmonic, Naples Philharmonic, and many more. Internationally, Mr. Butler has conducted the Arad Philharmonic in Romania; The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Australia; the Pärnu City Orchestra in Estonia; Orquesta Sinfonica and the Camerata in San Luis Potosi, Mexico; The Orquesta Sinfonietta of the Universidad Autonoma de Universidad SLP and Orquesta Sinfonica Juvenil Julián Carillo in Mexico. Beyond his work with symphony orchestras, he equally enjoys collaborating in theatre having music directed more than forty-five musicals and operas including some favorites Die Zauberflöte, A Little Night Music, Into The Woods, Oklahoma, Miss Saigon, The Addams Family, and so many others. Lloyd holds a Master of Music degree in Conducting from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Ohio Northern University.