Brent Taylor, Executive Director
A graduate of BYU, Mr. Taylor has been involved with music his entire life. He has taught high school in several states, maintained a private cello studio, and worked for many years as String Specialist in the Summerhays Music Center Pro shop. He constantly reminds us that inspiring our friends and families with great music is not only a tremendous opportunity to better our own talent, but is also part of our moral responsibility to lift the spirit of all mankind.
David Caldwell, Board Member
Mr. Caldwell began his tenure with the Utah Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra as a cellist in 1980. After several years as a student, he began supporting the organization as logistics crew member, crew chief, office help, tour chaperone, Financial Controller and Tour Director. His focus now is on the international tours, which is the true joy of working with the youth symphony. Nothing says "Fun!" like taking a large group of teenagers many thousands of miles from home to see new things and meet new people. Mr. Caldwell supports his wife and three children in the Information Technology industry, where he has worked for over 25 years.
Kameron Conley, Managing Director
Kameron Conley entered the wonderful world of strings at age eleven. Being precocious from the start, he first took up viola performance and then later embraced the cello. As a graduate from the prestigious Del Sol High School program in Las Vegas, he performed in their award winning chamber orchestra for two years, then studied music at the College of Southern Nevada where he earned two Associates Degrees in education (Mathematics and Music). Currently, he is an Educational Consultant for Summerhays Music (Orem) and serves as the Director of Operations of the Utah Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Daniel Daniels, Director of Development
We're happy to welcome Daniel Daniels to The Utah Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra as the new Director of Development! Daniel has been working in the nonprofit sector for over five years. Entering the industry as a volunteer AmeriCorps member, he has worked diligently up the ranks to work as the director of several non-profits here in the city of Provo. Daniel has a deep-rooted passion and belief in education and the strides it helps young people to take in achieving their goals. His experience, vision, and passion will help The UVYSO fulfill its mission of supporting the youth and communities aesthetic, social, intellectual, development.