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Music: FY 2013 Grant Panelists

NEA Jazz Masters
November 18, 2011

Geri Allen
Jazz Pianist
Associate, Professor of Jazz Piano & Improvisation
University of Michigan
Detroit, MI

Bill Anschell
Pianist/Composer
Shoreline, WA

Bob Blumenthal
Author/Journalist
Critic-in-Residence, Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Auburndale, MA

Dan Morgenstern
NEA Jazz Master (2007)
Director, Institute of Jazz Studies
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Newark, NJ

Alberto Ráfols (Layperson)
Pianist
Arts Administrator (retired)
Portland, OR

Nancy Wilson
NEA Jazz Master (2004)
Vocalist, radio and television host
Pioneertown, CA

Art Works I, Panel A1
June 11-12, 2012

Anna Glass
Managing Director
651 ARTS
New York, NY

Tom Guralnick
Saxophonist
Executive Director
Outpost Productions, Inc.
Albuquerque, NM

Josephine Lee
President and Artistic Director
Chicago Children’s Choir
Chicago, IL

Jeffrey Mumford
Composer
Distinguished Professor
Lorain County Community College
Oberlin, OH

Doug Tyson (Layperson)
Education Administrator
Joyce Kilmer Middle School, Fairfax County
Bethesda, MD

Art Works I, Panel A2
June 12, 2012

Anna Glass
Managing Director
651 ARTS
New York, NY

Tom Guralnick
Saxophonist
Executive Director
Outpost Productions, Inc.
Albuquerque, NM

Josephine Lee
President and Artistic Director
Chicago Children’s Choir
Chicago, IL

Doug Tyson (Layperson)
Education Administrator
Joyce Kilmer Middle School, Fairfax County
Bethesda, MD

Art Works I, Panel A3
June 12, 2012

Anna Glass
Managing Director
651 ARTS
New York, NY

Doug Tyson (Layperson)
Education Administrator
Joyce Kilmer Middle School, Fairfax County
Bethesda, MD

Art Works I, Panel B1
July 17-18, 2012

Jeremy Ganter
Associate Executive Director & Director of Programming
The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Arturo O’Farrill
Pianist, Composer
Founder, Artistic Director
The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance
Brooklyn, NY

Anne Parsons
President and Chief Executive Officer
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

Henry Peyrebrune
Bassist
The Cleveland Orchestra
Lecturer, Conservatory of Music
Baldwin-Wallace College
Cleveland Heights, OH

Alberto Ráfols (Layperson)
Retired Arts Administrator, Arts Patron
Portland, OR

Art Works I, Panel B2
July 18, 2012

Jeremy Ganter
Associate Executive Director & Director of Programming
The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

Anne Parsons
President and Chief Executive Officer
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

Henry Peyrebrune
Bassist
The Cleveland Orchestra
Lecturer, Conservatory of Music
Baldwin-Wallace College
Cleveland Heights, OH

Alberto Ráfols (Layperson)
Retired Arts Administrator, Arts Patron
Portland, OR

Art Works I, Panel C1
July 19, 2012

Ann Drinan
Executive Director, CONCORA
Senior Editor, Polyphonic.org
Violist, Hartford Symphony
Branford, CT

Adam Fong
Composer, Performer
Director
Emerging Arts Professionals/San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco, CA

Gayle Ober (Layperson)
Executive Director
George Family Foundation
Mendota Heights, MN

Daniel Bernard Roumain
Composer, Violinist, Band Leader, Educator
DBR Music Productions
New York, NY

Karen Thomas
Composer
Conductor and Artistic Director
Seattle Pro Musica
Seattle, WA

Art Works I, Panel C2
July 19, 2012

Ann Drinan
Executive Director, CONCORA
Senior Editor, Polyphonic.org
Violist, Hartford Symphony
Branford, CT

Adam Fong
Composer, Performer
Director
Emerging Arts Professionals/San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco, CA

Gayle Ober (Layperson)
Executive Director
George Family Foundation
Mendota Heights, MN

Karen Thomas
Composer
Conductor and Artistic Director
Seattle Pro Musica
Seattle, WA

Art Works II, Panel A1
November 27, 2012

Eric Dillner
Executive Director/CEO
Shoreline Arts Alliance
Madison, CT

Terry Knowles
President & CEO
Los Angeles Master Chorale Association
Pasadena, CA

Alberto Ráfols (Layperson)
Retired Arts Administrator, Arts Patron
Portland, OR

Eugene Rogers
Associate Director of Choirs, Director of the Men's Glee Club
School of Music, Theatre & Dance
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Robert Wagner
Principal Bassoonist
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Boonton, NJ

Art Works II, Panel A2
November 27, 2012

Eric Dillner
Executive Director/CEO
Shoreline Arts Alliance
Madison, CT

Terry Knowles
President & CEO
Los Angeles Master Chorale Association
Pasadena, CA

Alberto Ráfols (Layperson)
Retired Arts Administrator, Arts Patron
Portland, OR

Robert Wagner
Principal Bassoonist
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Boonton, NJ

Art Works II, Panel B1
November 28, 2012

Wendy Chen
Pianist
Chandler, AZ

Gerald Clayton
Jazz Pianist, Composer
Gerald Clayton Trio
New York, NY

Denise Gonzales (Layperson)
Director of Community Philanthropy
New Mexico Community Foundation
Santa Fe, NM

Diane Moser
Musician, Educator, Presenter
Music Director and Contributing Composer
Diane Moser's Composers Big Band
Core Faculty Member
New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Upper Montclair, NJ

Abhijit ("Ab") Sengupta
Violist
Executive Director
Ojai Music Festival
Ojai, CA

Art Works II, Panel B2
November 28, 2012

Wendy Chen
Pianist
Chandler, AZ

Denise Gonzales (Layperson)
Director of Community Philanthropy
New Mexico Community Foundation
Santa Fe, NM

Diane Moser
Musician, Educator, Presenter
Music Director and Contributing Composer
Diane Moser's Composers Big Band
Core Faculty Member
New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Upper Montclair, NJ

Abhijit (“Ab”) Sengupta
Violist
Executive Director
Ojai Music Festival
Ojai, CA

Art Works II, Panel C
November 29, 2012

Henry E. Breed III (Layperson)
Political Advisor
United Nations General Assembly
New York, NY

Cary John Franklin
Composer, Conductor, Professor
Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis
Edina, MN

Jing Ling-Tam
Professor of Music - Choral & Vocal Arts
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

Naomi Oliphant
Pianist
Associate Dean of Music, Keyboard Area Coordinator
School of Music
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Lawrence Tamburri
Arts Manager
Maplewood, NJ