Darren Everhart was educated at The King's School, Canterbury where he studied composition with Alan Ridout and at the same time started his conducting training with Harry Newstone at the University of Kent.

He went on to read Music at Cambridge University where he conducted the Girton College Choir and many choral and orchestral concerts for the Music Society. Darren won the Rima Alamuddin prize for composition. He completed his post-graduate studies in orchestral conducting in Italy with maestro Piero Belugi.

Alongside his career in education, Darren has worked extensively with amateur and professional choral societies and orchestras. He was a church organist and choirmaster for over ten years and in 2004, he was musical director for the BBC Songs of Praise Remembrance Day broadcast.

Since 2012, Darren has been Director of Music at St George's British International School in Rome. He is a guest conductor with various Rome- based ensembles, including the New Chamber Singers and L'Orchestra Sinfonica Santa Croce. He also plays the organ regularly at All Saints Anglican Church and St Paul's Within the Walls. He is available out of term time to lead workshops and as a guest conductor. His compositions are regularly performed and are available for purchase.