Staff and Board

Artistic Staff

Allen Tinkham

ALLEN TINKHAM
Music Director

TERRANCE MALONE GRAY
Associate Conductor

DANIELLA VALDEZ
Director of String Ensembles

DR. DONALD DEROCHE
Director of Chamber Music

Malika Green

MALIKA GREEN
Director of Steel Orchestras

PHAREZ WHITTED
Jazz Orchestra Director

MICHAEL MASCARI
Concert Orchestra Conductor

DANA GREEN
Debut Orchestra Conductor

ANNE MCTIGHE
Overture Strings Conductor, Preparatory Strings Assistant Conductor

GLENN KOTCHE
Composer-in-Residence

JONATHAN NEWMAN
Composer-in-Residence

Administrative Staff

Susan Lape

SUSAN LAPE
Executive Director
(312) 939-2207 x220
email

Brian Baxter

BRIAN BAXTER
Chief Operating Officer
(312) 939-2207 x240
email

Martha Nolin

MARTHA NOLIN
Director of Finance
(312) 939-2207 x300
email

Meredith Shaner

MEREDITH SHANER
Development Officer
(312) 939-2207 x200
email

Rachel Cantzler

RACHEL CANTZLER
Development Manager
(312) 939-2207 x250
email

Abbey Hambright

ABBEY HAMBRIGHT
Marketing Manager
(312) 939-2207 x310
email

Madalyne Tregellas

MADALYNE TREGELLAS
Operations Manager
(312) 939-2207 x230
email

Malika Green

MALIKA GREEN
Community Engagement Coordinator
(312) 939-2207 x290
email

Kathryn J Bacasmot

KATHRYN J BACASMOT
Operations Assistant (CO, DO, AS, PS, OS) and Digital and Social Media Specialist
(312) 939-2207 x260
email

KAYTIE FARIES
Operations Assistant (SO, PO, Jazz)
(312) 939-2207
email

SCOTT McCONNELL
Steel Orchestras Assistant
(312) 939-2207
email

Faculty

CHAMBER MUSIC FACULTY

Donald DeRoche
Renée-Paule Gauthier
Terrance Gray
Paula Kosower
Hanna Sterba
Scott Tegge
Gabriela Vargas-Quesada
Ben Wahlund
MingHuan Xu

COMPOSITION INSTRUCTOR

Elliot Cless

DEBUT ORCHESTRA WINDS & BRASS COACH

Steven Gooden

ENSEMBLES-IN-RESIDENCE

Gaudete Brass

Board of Directors

OFFICERS/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Henry E. Turner, Jr. | Board Chair
Partner, Valorem Law Group

Ross Bricker | Development Chair
Partner, Jenner & Block

Alison S. Donnelly | Marketing Chair
Director, External Communications, Surgical Care Affiliates

David Oppenheim | Education and Artistic Chair
Managing Director of Business Development, United Airlines

Rob Hanlon | Finance Chair (Treasurer)
Senior Vice President & CIO, TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

Angela O’Banion | Secretary
Chief Operating Officer, Level-(1) Global Solutions, LLC

DIRECTORS

Saurab Bhargava
Vice President & Client Partner, Isobar

Brian A. Dodson
Tax Partner, PwC

James M. Franklin
Chairman, Marketing & Technology Group, Inc.

Yasuko Metcalf
Partner, KPMG LLP

Bryan Miller
Music Department Chair, Leyden High Schools; Commander and Conductor 566th Air Force Band

Delano O’Banion
Retired, Music Teacher at Chicago Public Schools

Younghee Jin Ottley
Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP

John Roberts
President and CEO, Kitchen Supply Company

John Sandwick
Vice President Client Development, Team Lead, Advantage Marketing Partners

Stephen L. Schwartz
Chairman, First Hospitality Group Inc.

PARENT PARTNERS REPRESENTATIVE

Karen Hoag
President, CYSO Parent Partners

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

J. Laurence Costin
Vice Chairman, CCC Information Services, Inc.

Fred Margulies
Vice President, Continental Envelope Company

Jennifer Myerberg
Vice President & Treasurer, The Alvin & Louise Myerberg Family Foundation, Inc.

John Schladweiler
President and CEO, Schladweiler Associates, Inc. – Technology Strategy

Employment

 

There are no openings at this time.

 


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 email Brian Baxter, Director of Operations.