Jack Everly (born January 13, 1952) is an American conductor who serves as Principal Pops Conductor with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic and the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa, Canada).
Jack Everly graduated from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where he studied music and set design. He is the Principal Pops Conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, 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 made 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.
Everly is a recipient of the 2015 Indiana Historical Society Living Legends Award. In May 2009 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Franklin College in his home state of Indiana. Maestro Everly was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash in 2023.
He lives in Indianapolis.
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