The CYSO family is a large network of expert educators, dedicated administrators, and devoted board members. Together we support our young musicians and help model the excellence that is central to the CYSO experience.
Artistic Staff & Faculty
In memoriam: Terrance Malone Gray
In June 2022, CYSO’s beloved Associate Conductor Terrance Malone Gray passed away. Our longest serving staff member, Maestro Gray led CYSO ensembles with his trademark enthusiasm for nearly 30 years, impacting the lives of thousands of young musicians. Read our tribute to Maestro Gray.
To get in touch with a member of the artistic staff, contact Madalyne Tregellas Maxwell, Director of Operations, at email@example.com.
|Chamber Music Faculty||Yoorhi Choi|
|Composition Instructor||Eric Malmquist|
|Ensembles in Residence||Gaudete Brass|
Board of Directors
|Officers / Executive Committee||Ross Bricker | Board Chair|
Partner, Jenner & Block
Brittany L. Viola | Vice Chair
Saurab Bhargava | Artistic & Education Committee Chair
Chief Digital Officer, Merge
Henry E. Turner, Jr. | Governance Committee Chair
Senior Counsel, Litigation, Conagra Brands, Inc.
|Kelly Howe | Development Committee Chair|
North America Chief Financial Officer, Boston Consulting Group
Pamela H. Conroy | Finance Committee Chair
Retired, Institutional Capital Corporation
Angela O’Banion | Secretary
CIO, Cook County Health
Retired, Analytical Lab Manager, INEOS (formerly Amoco/BP Chemicals)
Chief Financial Officer, LanzaJet
Senior Associate, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Assistant Vice President | Project Manager, U.S. Bank
James M. Franklin
Chairman, Marketing & Technology Group, Inc.
Artist Faculty, Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
Market Unit Lead – US Midwest, Accenture
Managing Director, Kivvit
Partner, KPMG LLP
Music Department Chair, Leyden High Schools; Commander and Conductor 566th Air Force Band
Vice President & Treasurer, The Alvin & Louise Myerberg Family Foundation, Inc.
Retired, Music Teacher at Chicago Public Schools
Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Nuveen
Vice President Client Development, Team Lead, Advantage Marketing Partners
Stephen L. Schwartz
Chairman, First Hospitality Group Inc.
Parent Partners Representative
President, CYSO Parent Partners
|Board of Trustees||J. Laurence Costin|
Vice Chairman, CCC Information Services, Inc.
Vice President, Continental Envelope Company
|Job Listings||Executive Director|
Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor
|Internships||CYSO offers summer internship opportunities for CYSO students interested in gaining valuable experience in arts administration. Applications for these internships are available to students in the spring. Other general internships may be available throughout the year for those who are not CYSO students, but are interested in volunteering with CYSO. |
If you are interested in learning more about CYSO internship opportunities, please contact Madalyne Tregellas Maxwell, Director of Operations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.