Music: FY 2017 Grants Panelists

2018 NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship Awards February 16, 2016

Paquito D’Rivera NEA Jazz Master (2005) Saxophonist, Clarinetist, Flutist, Composer North Bergen, NJ Tom Evered General Manager Arkivmusic Brentwood, TN Jason M. Koransky (Layperson) Attorney Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hillard & Geraldson LLP Oak Park, IL Cécile S. McLorin Salvant Vocalist New York, NY Byron Stripling Trumpeter, Vocalist, Conductor Artistic Director,Columbus Jazz Orchestra Westerville, OH

Art Works - Panel A June 20, 2016

Krystal Banfield Dean, Berklee City Music® Berklee College of Music Jamaica Plain, MA Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega Music Director and Conductor Santa Cecilia Orchestra Los Angeles, CA Kareem George (Layperson) Principal Culture Traveler, LLC Franklin, MI Helen Haynes Interim Director of Exhibitions and Programs African American Museum in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA Jake Runestad Composer and Conductor Minneapolis, MN Duain Wolfe Chorus Director and Conductor Chicago Symphony, Colorado Symphony Chicago, IL

Art Works - Panel B June 20, 2016

Jeremy Ganter Associate Executive Director & Director of Programming The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center University of California, Davis Davis, CA Jeff Gershman Director of Wind Ensembles; Associate Professor of Music Capital University Columbus, OH Yoo-Jin Hong Director of Programs for Learning and Leadership Development League of American Orchestras Chicago, IL Christina Littlejohn Executive Director Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Little Rock, AR Gayle Ober (Layperson) President George Family Foundation Mendota Heights, MN

Art Works - Panel C June 22, 2016

Jamie Broumas Jazz Vocalist Director, Classical and New Music Programs The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Washington, DC Debbie Chinn Executive Director Carmel Bach Festival Pebble Beach, CA Denise Gonzales (Layperson) Program Director Con Alma Health Foundation Santa Fe, NM David Hayes Music Director New York Choral Society Music Director, Mannes Orchestra Mannes School of Music New York, NY Dinorah Marquez Director, Latino Arts Strings Program United Community Center Milwaukee, WI Steve Wogaman Pianist President Chamber Music Society of Detroit West Bloomfield, MI

Art Works - Panel D June 22, 2016

Taylor Ho Bynum   Performer, Composer, Band Leader Executive Director Tri-Centric Foundation New Haven, CT Socrates Garcia Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Music Technology University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO Darrell Grant Performing Artist, Composer Professor of Jazz Studies and Associate Director, School of Music Portland State University Portland, OR John McCormick (Layperson)        Managing Director HEALTHPOINTCAPITAL New York, NY Lori Mechem   Jazz Pianist, Composer, Educator Founder, Director of Education and Programs Nashville Jazz Workshop Nashville, TN Sarah Andrew Wilson   Director of Music Education Levine Music Silver Spring, MD

Art Works II  – Panel A November 7, 2016

Maria L. Bucoy-Calavan Director of Choral Studies, University of Akron Conductor, Akron Symphony Chorus Artistic Director, Summit Choral Society Akron, OH Peter Ellefson Professor of Music, Jacobs School of Music Indiana University Bloomington, IN Adolphus C. Hailstork Professor of Music Old Dominion University Virginia Beach, VA Jonathan Bailey Holland Chair of Composition, Theory and Music History Boston Conservatory at Berklee Arlington, MA Elizabeth (Liddy) L. Manson (Layperson) Independent Consultant Washington, DC Melissa N. Snoza Flutist, Executive Director Fifth House Ensemble Algonquin, IL

Art Works II – Panel B November 7, 2016

Mary A. Deissler President and CEO Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Charlotte, NC Joel P. Friedman Composer Adjunct Faculty – Composition Catholic University of America Washington, DC David L. Hamilton General Director Fargo-Moorhead Opera Professor of Voice and Italian Concordia College Fargo, ND David C. Howse Executive Director ArtsEmerson Associate Vice President, Office of the Arts Emerson College Milton, MA Willa B. Perlmutter (Layperson) Attorney Stoel Rives, LLP Portland, OR Anthony (Tony) C. Tapia Principal Bridging Worlds Philanthropic Advisors Denver, CO

Art Works II – Panel C November 17, 2016

Charles W. Angelo (Layperson) Realtor Arlington, VA Shawn Crouch Composer, Conductor Assistant Professor of Practice in Composition and Theory Frost School of Music University of Miami Miami Beach, FL Jeri Lynne Johnson Founding Artistic Director and Music Director Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Bryn Mawr, PA Janelle McCoy Executive Director Oregon Bach Festival Eugene, OR Peter F. McDowell Managing Director Eighth Blackbird Chicago, IL Lisa C. Wong Associate Professor of Music The College of Wooster Assistant Director of Choruses The Cleveland Orchestra Wooster, OH

Art Works II – Panel D November 17, 2016

Helena (Lena) Bloch Musician Brooklyn, NY Omrao Brown Principal Shine On Me Productions Former Owner Bohemian Caverns Washington, DC Sarah M. Hughes Freelance Musician, Music Educator Huntingtown, MD Philip Tymon (Layperson) Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Guerneville, CA Erica A. von Kleist Musician Groovetrail, Inc. Whitefish, MT

Art Works II - Panel E December 8, 2016

Brian S. Newhouse Managing Director, Classical American Public Media, Minnesota Public Radio St. Paul, MN Steven (Steve) A. Ovitsky Executive Director Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival Santa Fe, NM George D. Reardon (Layperson)   Senior Vice President & Real Estate Manager American Business Bank South Pasadena, CA Diana V. Saez Choral Conductor Rockville, MD Eric R. Valliere       Assistant Artistic Administrator Boston Symphony Orchestra Boston, MA Judith A. Willoughby Professor of Conducting and Choral Music Education Wanda L. Bass School of Music Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City, OK