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Ed HurdEd Hurd

Ed Hurd is a native of Portland, OR. His B.A.Ed. (Music and Theater) was earned at Central Washington University; his master’s work in choral conducting was accomplished at Arizona State University. As an actor, leading roles include Billy (Carousel), the King of Siam (King and I), and Fancourt Babberly (Charlie's Aunt). Ed served as Director of Music and Theater at Lyle High School (Lyle, WA) where his direction of "Our Town" and "Barefoot in the Park" were notable. He has served as organist and choirmasters for various congregations in the western United States including First Presbyterian Church, Mesa, AZ and All Saints' Episcopal Church in Phoenix. Ed currently serves as Director of Performance Rentals for Omaha Performing Arts, booking shows and concerts into the Omaha Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts Center. He is also Director of Traditional Worship for Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in La Vista.