MR. DARRELL G. EDWARDS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR|
Mr. Edwards is a native of North Carolina and has served as Executive Director of numerous symphony orchestras over a thirty-year period in the following cities: Poughkeepsie, NY, Columbus, OH, Dallas, TX, Buffalo, NY, Dobbs Ferry, NY, and for the last decade in Charleston, SC. During these thirty years, he has gained valuable experience, which he now enjoys sharing with Orchestra Kentucky. Mr. Edwards is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, OH., from which he holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance. After graduation in 1969, Mr. Edwards served his country for three years as Principal Trumpet of the United States Military Academy Band at West Point, NY. Mr. Edwards has served on the American Symphony Orchestra League’s national board of directors, numerous grant panels for the Ohio Arts Council, and the SC Arts Commission. Mr. Edwards maintains residences in both Bowling Green and in Charleston, SC. He has been married for 34 years to Tacy Gwyned Edwards, a flutist with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. He is the proud father of twenty-three-year-old twin daughters, Jocelyn Ravel and Lindsay Erin. “I am proud to have the opportunity to serve as the first Executive Director of Orchestra Kentucky. The ability to work closely with Music Director, Jeffrey Reed, and the extraordinarily committed Board of Directors is indeed an honor. The future is bright for Orchestra Kentucky. Our ‘meme’ says it all:
Changing Lives. . .One Note at a Time.