Jack Everly is the Principal Pops Conductor of the Indianapolis and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras, Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and the National Arts Centre 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 conducts over 90 performances in more than 22 North American cities every season.
Celebrating his 10th anniversary as Music Director of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth on PBS, Maestro Everly proudly leads the National Symphony Orchestra (USA) in these patriotic celebrations on the National Mall. These concerts attract hundreds of thousands attendees on the lawn and the broadcasts reach millions of viewers and are some of the very highest rated programming on PBS television.
Mr. Everly is the also Music Director of IPL Yuletide Celebration, now a 30+ year tradition. He led the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in its first Pops recording, Yuletide Celebration, Volume One, that included three of his own orchestrations, Some of his other recordings include In The Presence featuring the Czech Philharmonic and Daniel Rodriguez, Sandi Patty’s Broadway Stories, the soundtrack to Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Everything's Coming Up Roses: The Complete Overtures Of Jule Styne.
Originally appointed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, Mr. Everly 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 Mr. Hamlisch scored. He conducted Carol Channing hundreds of times in Hello, Dolly! in two separate Broadway productions.
Maestro Everly, a graduate of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, is a recipient of the 2015 Indiana Historical Society Living Legends Award and holds an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Franklin College in his home state of Indiana. He is a proud resident of the Indianapolis community and when not on the podium you can find Maestro Everly at home with his family.
Manon St-Jules has had a bilingual career since graduating from the National Theatre School. She has worked with theatre companies large and small in Toronto (Canadian Stage, Festival of Classics, Theatre Direct, Pleiades), Montréal (Denise-Pelletier, Centaur, Segal Centre, Usine C) and Sudbury (Sudbury Theatre Centre, Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario), appearing in both classical and contemporary works. In Ottawa, she has performed with the National Arts Centre (NAC) English Theatre, Great Canadian Theatre Company, Arts Court, Théâtre Catapulte and Rouge Écarlate Theatre. She has hosted NAC Orchestra concerts, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala, and many other events across the country. She has held dramatic and comedic roles in film, television, commercials, and various multimedia projects. She was notably in the cast of Eaux turbulentes (ARTV and Radio-Canada) and the feature film Noël en boîte, and was seen in three seasons of the series Amélie et Compagnie (TfO). In addition to her voice work, Manon is also a theatre translator and scriptwriter. She has participated in the series Tout Sexplique (UnisTV) and Love et Lajoie (TfO) which will be broadcast in January 2022.
Ron recently completed a tour of Poland with “Bond in Concert” and a UK tour as Christian with “Come What May”. Before recently moving across the pond, Ron Remke was last seen on The Las Vegas Strip in “Cocktail Cabaret” at the historic Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace. While there he completed a two year run of "BAZ-Star Crossed Love" at the Palazzo Theater in Las Vegas and you may have also seen him in the final cast of the iconic Las Vegas spectacular “Donn Arden’s Jubilee!”.
He is a frequent soloist with symphonies throughout North America including; The Cleveland Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony, Phoenix Symphony among others.
A sought after performer on the high seas, Ron has visited over seventy countries while singing onboard Silversea and Regent Seven Seas cruise lines.
Theatrically Ron has performed at the Pioneer Theater Company, Marriott Lincolnshire, Cortland Repertory, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, Westchester Broadway Theater, Media Theater and toured with Kiss Me, Kate.
He has a BFA in Musical Theater from Penn State University and his debut CD is entitled Broadway Classicsand available on iTunes.
Former conductor of the Vienna Boys’ Choir and Cantata Singers of Ottawa, Laurence Ewashko celebrates his 32nd season of choral activity in the National Capital Region. As a choral clinician, vocal coach and adjudicator, he makes a significant contribution to the quality and appreciation of vocal music in Canada and abroad. Laurence has prepared choruses for many prestigious conductors, and he regularly does so at the National Arts Centre. A Full Professor of Choral Studies at the University of Ottawa, he conducts the School of Music’s two choirs. Laurence is a recipient of the prestigious Leslie Bell Prize for Choral Conducting and numerous awards from the Canada Council of the Arts.
Formed in 1992 for a live broadcast marking 50 years of Radio Canada International, Ewashko Singers has developed into one of the most flexible vocal ensembles in the National Capital Region.
From Beethoven, Mahler and Verdi to Richard Rodgers and Howard Shore, they skilfully perform music across a wide range of genres and languages. Under the leadership of Artistic Director, Laurence Ewashko, Ewashko Singers regularly highlights Canadian composers and showcases young Canadian talent. In addition to their own concerts, they often collaborate with other local choirs and music ensembles. Recent highlights with the National Arts Centre Orchestra include the Juno-award winning live recording of Ana Sokolović’s Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, and Harry Somers’ opera Louis Riel as part of Canada 150 celebrations.