Cellist Ed Stevens has been with The Phil since 2012 . He is currently Sales Manager for the organization and has also served as Education and Ensembles Coordinator. From LaGrange, Ill., Ed began playing cello at age 5 and earned a Bachelor of Music Performance from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Master of Music Performance from Indiana University. He previously played for the Evansville Philharmonic, the National Repertory Orchestra and the Illinois Symphony. In his spare time Ed enjoys reading, writing, hanging out outdoors and spending time with his wife Lori, also a cellist in the area.