David Pope is Dir. of Orch. of Elyria City Schools near Cleveland. He is also conductor of Camerata Orch. at Case Western Reserve Univ. and teaches string pedagogy at VanderCook. Dr. Pope is senior conductor and co-director of Florida State Univ. Summer String Orch. Camp. Dr. Pope received Distinguished Music Educator (2015) from the Yale Symposium for Music and Outstanding Young Music Educator (2009) for Tennessee.