Grant Harville is the Director of the Idaho State Civic Symphony and Professor of Music at Idaho State University. He has previously served as Associate Conductor of the Georgia Symphony, Director of the Georgia Youth Symphony, Orchestra Director at Ripon College, and Music Director for multiple Madison Savoyards productions. Some of his recent activity includes guest conducting appearances with the Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City and the Oistrach Symphony. In 2008, he received the Richard C. and Agatha Church Memorial Conducting Award. He earned his D.M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and M.M. from the University of Michigan. His supplemental training includes the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra Conducting Workshop, Omaha Symphony Conductors Workshop, the DePaul University Conductors Workshop, and the Conductors Institute of South Carolina.