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, the San Francisco Symphony and 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, 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 for 14 years, where he served as Music Director. In addition to his ABT tenure, he teamed with Marvin Hamlisch on Broadway shows that 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.
Jack Everly is a recipient of the 2015 Indiana Historical Society Living Legends Award.Read full NAC bio ›
Yosuke Kawasaki currently serves as Concertmaster of the NAC Orchestra. His versatile musicianship allows him to pursue a career in orchestra, solo and chamber music that spans five continents. He collaborates with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Seiji Ozawa, and has appeared in the world's most prestigious halls such as Carnegie Hall, Suntory Hall and The Royal Concertgebouw. Kawasaki plays with Trio Ink and the Arkas String Quartet and is Music Director of the Affinis Music Festival in Japan. He is also an artistic advisor to a chamber music festival in Bulgaria called The Unbeaten Path.Read full NAC bio ›
Tobi Hunt McCoy is enjoying another year as Season Stage Manager with the NAC 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. For the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra she co-produced the 1940s Pops show On the Air with Jack Everly, a show they had co-produced in 2007 for the NAC Orchestra.Read full NAC bio ›