The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra in southwest Florida has announced the appointment of JACK EVERLY as principal pops conductor, effective with the 2009-10 season. He has led the Naples Philharmonic frequently as a guest conductor, and currently holds principal pops conducting posts at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and Ottawa’s National Arts Centre Orchestra. For fourteen years Everly was music director of American Ballet Theatre. At the Naples Philharmonic he fills a post that has been vacant since the departure of Erich Kunzel at the end of the 2002-03 season.

Posted May 7, 2009