Jack Everly

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Jack Everly (born January 13, 1952) is an American conductor who serves as Principal Pops Conductor with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic and the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa, Canada).

Born in Richmond, Indiana, Everly appears as guest conductor with orchestras throughout North America and is a former conductor of the American Ballet Theatre.

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Jack Everly is the Principal Pops Conductor of the Indianapolis and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras, Naples Philharmonic and the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa). He has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall and numerous appearances with The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center.

As music director of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth on PBS, Everly leads the National Symphony Orchestra in these concerts.

Everly is the also Music Director of the IPL Yuletide Celebration. He led the ISO in its first Pops recording, Yuletide Celebration, Volume One, that included three of his own orchestrations

Originally appointed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, 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 Hamlisch scored.[citation needed]

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.

From the Capitol Building lawn, Everly has conducted the National Symphony Orchestra in the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth since 2010, in concerts televised nationwide on PBS.

He is a graduate of Indiana University where he studied music and set design and in May 2009 Everly received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Franklin College in his home state of Indiana. He lives in Indianapolis.

References[edit]

  • "Jack Everly, Conductor". Peter Throm Management, LLC. 6 May 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.

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