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Board of Directors

Evan Ambinder, MBA

    Musician / Director of Business Development,

    CNN Money


Valerie Coleman

    Composer / Flutist, Imani Winds


Dan Cooper - Co-Director (ex-officio)

    Composer / Bassist / Educator, SUNY


Lori Cotler

    Vocalist / Educator


Peter Christian Hall

    Writer / Filmmaker / Author


Sean Hickey

    Composer / Vice-President,

    Sales and Business Development,

    Naxos of America


Brenda Hochberg, J.D.

    Lead Systems Analyst, H&R Block


Pete Jarvis - Chair

    Composer /Percussionist / Educator,

    William Paterson University


Anya Migdal

    Film Producer / Actress


Milica Paranosic - Co-Director (ex-officio)

    Composer / Educator, The Juilliard School


Gene Pritsker, Co-Director (ex-officio)



Nicholas Russotto

    Director, Klavierhaus


Dave Soldier

    Composer / Educator, Columbia University


Yana Stotland

    Director, 92nd Street Y School of Music


Glen Velez

    Percussionist / Educator


Adina Williams

    Senior Manager, Public Programs,

    The American Museum of Natural History




Founding Directors

Joseph Pehrson


Patrick Hardish





Thomas Carlo Bo - Conductor

Dan Cooper - Co-Director, Composer / Bassist / Educator, SUNY

• Katrina Jeffries - Administrator

Daniel Palkowski - Videographer, Multimedia Producer, Ernst & Young

Milica Paranosic - Co-Director, Composer / Educator, The Juilliard School

Gene Pritsker - Co-Director, Composer

Zach Seely - Production Assistant/Scoial Media, Composer

Sheldon Steiger - Audio Production

Ann Warren - Production




Advisory Board

Lynn Bechtold

    Violinist / Composer / Educator,

    Greenwich House Music School

Raymond Bisha

    Media Relations, Naxos of America

• Robert Brashear

    Pastor at West-Park Presbyterian Church, Co-Founder of        

   The Center at West Park

Ken Butler

    Artist / Musician

John Clark

    Composer / Jazz Horn Player

Luis Andrei Cobo

    Composer / Pianist / Vice President,

    Credit Risk Technology, Bank of America

Franz Hackl

    Composer / Trumpeter

Taka Kigawa


•  Margaret Lancaster


Lukas Ligeti

    Composer / Percussionist

Anne Akiko Meyers


Gorazd Poposki

    Artist, Gallery MC

Chanda Rule


Daniel Schnyder

    Composer / Saxophonist

• Bonnie Sue Stein

    Executive director, GOH Productions, 

    Manager/Absolute Ensemble
William Schimmel

    Accordionist / Composer

Lara St. John


David Taylor

    Bass Trombonist


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