Jack Everly is the Principal Pops Conductor of the Indianapolis and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras, Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and the NAC Orchestra. He has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall and the San Francisco Symphony, and made numerous appearances with the Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center. Maestro Everly will conduct over 90 performances in more than 22 North American cities this season.
As Music Director of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth on PBS, Maestro Everly proudly leads the National Symphony Orchestra in these events on the National Mall. Originally appointed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, he was conductor of the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) for 14 years, where he served as Music Director. In addition to his ABT tenure, he teamed with Marvin Hamlisch on Broadway shows that Mr. Hamlisch scored.
Among his recordings are In the Presence featuring the Czech Philharmonic and Daniel Rodriguez and the soundtrack to Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Maestro Everly is a recipient of the 2015 Indiana Historical Society Living Legends Award. When not on the podium you can find him at home in Indianapolis with his family.Read full NAC bio ›
Tobi Hunt McCoy is enjoying another year as Season Stage Manager with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. In past seasons, McCoy stage managed the Lord of the Rings Symphony, Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Christopher Plummer in 2001 and Colm Feore in 2014, and much of the Orchestra’s educational and Pops programming. In 2014, she co-produced the Pops show On the Air with Jack Everly for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, a show they produced in 2007 for the NAC Orchestra.
Additional professional duties have included cheering on Luke and Princess Leia with Charlie Ross, Émilie Fournier and Erik Ochsner during the Star Wars Pops concert; dressing up in 1980’s finery for All Night Long – Music of the 80s; bracing the backstage doors against the almighty power of Richard Strauss, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the air conditioning system at Montreal’s La Maison Symphonique; providing air-guitar support during the Led Zeppelin tribute concert; and duck wrangling for the Mysterioso Pops concert.
She is excited to be back teaching English and Drama at Lisgar Collegiate.Read full NAC bio ›