Wayman McCoy

Musician and Project Manager in Germantown, Maryland

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Wayman began studying the violin at the age of eight with Philip Teibel of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and participated in numerous regional and state wide orchestral music festivals. He was a member of the Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra throughout High School under Pamela Gearhart and John Landis. He also performed with the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All State Chamber Orchestra at the Concord Hotel in Lake Kiamesha, NY under the direction of Vytautus Marijosius of the Hart School of Music. After High School, he attended Oberlin College; was a member of the Chamber Orchestra directed by Robert Baustian. While at Oberlin, he toured the Southeastern U.S. with the Oberlin Choir and Chamber Orchestra directed by Dr. Daniel Moe.

He received a BS, in Zoology; and MBA in Health Services Administration from Howard University. At Howard, he was Concertmaster for three albums recorded with the Howard University Jazz Ensemble. He has appeared as session violinist and soloist for numerous recordings including Donnie McClurkin, Herb Fame, Julia Nixon, Richard Smallwood. He is a member of “Strings for Christ," Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra; First Take Duo with pianist Gaby Siegel; a member of Premier String Quartet; and private violin instructor.

He was Concertmaster for “The Phantom of the DC Performing Arts Center” with mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves sponsored by Friends of Carter Barron Foundation for the Performing Arts in 2007. He has been a member of "Soulful Symphony" led by Founder & Artistic Director Darin Atwater since February, 2000 and was a contractor with the Symphony from 2003-2010.

He is Personnel Manager of the American Studio Orchestra (ASO) in Baltimore, MD. Wayman serves as US Concert Manager for Violinist Ji-Hae Park from Seoul, Korea. He created a Wikipedia page for Ms. Park; and booked concerts that include, "Three Pianists and a Violinist" at the Tempe Center for the Arts in 2014; NATCON 15 and 16 Ignite speaker.

Wayman performed at the Latino Inaugural 2013 at the Kennedy Center Opera House with the Pan American Symphony Orchestra (PASO) directed by Sergio Buslje. PASO accompanied Raul Esparza, Juan Diego Florez, Rita Moreno, and Chita Rivera honoring the presidential inauguration and Latino arts and culture.

Wayman is Concertmaster of the McLean Bible Church orchestra. He is mentored by acclaimed virtuoso violinist Amy Beth Horman; Washington DC and resides in Germantown, MD.

  • Education
    • Sweet Home Senior High School
    • Howard University
    • Oberlin College
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