Gregory A. Carroll

Director of Development

Gregory A. Carroll is a seasoned arts executive, performer and educator. Prior to joining Youth Symphony of Kansas City, Greg founded and operated Midnight Blue Jazz, LLC, providing creative, scholarly and strategic services to nonprofit, education and corporate communities. Greg also served as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Director of Education with the International Association for Jazz Education and Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Colorado. He has performed both jazz and classical music and played on over twenty-two jazz recordings.

Mr. Carroll holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music Education from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Greg and his wife, Dr. Doris Wright Carroll, reside in North Kansas City where they enjoy golfing, hanging with friends and family and are devoted K-State Cat Backers . . . Go Cats!