Music: FY 2017 Grants Panelists

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)
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)
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
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
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