Youth Chamber Players Conductor
Mr. Crawford is Director of Orchestras at Wichita High School East and is the Orchestra Curriculum Coach for USD 259, Wichita Public Schools. A native of Dayton, Ohio, he has made Wichita his home, playing in the Wichita Symphony bass section for 21 seasons. The recipient of numerous awards including the Wichita Public Schools’ Good Apple Award, Wichita Arts Council's Burton Pell Award and the Wichita Symphony's Sevart Award, he served as President of the Kansas String Teacher's Association from 2013-2015. He has also served as Chair of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra Committee, and as President of Wichita Musician’s Association.