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PSYE Board & Staff

Board of Directors - Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles


Elizabeth Stahr,* board chair
John Stahr,* past chair

Hans Imhof, past chair


Robert Anderson
Sherry Chen
Helen Chin

Wilfred Cohen
Dana Freeman
Ellie Gordon
Junko Hara
Joyce Hanson
Michelle Horowitz
Jerry Huang  

Hans Imhof
Sheng Jiang
Kari Kerr
Sarah Koo
Evelyn Kroener

Hedy Lee


Suzy Lee
Anyi Liu
Ian McKinnell

Dot Nelson
Elizabeth Rho
Herb Roth
Wendy Salter
Elaine Sarkaria
Janice Smith
Walter Stahr
James Steinmann
Pat Steinmann
Ann Tenney
Alan Terricciano
Tom Williams
Larry Woody

Ex-Officio PSYE Board Members

Carl St.Clair,* Artistic Director
John Forsyte,* President, Pacific Symphony
Eileen Jeanette, Vice President of Artistic & Orchestra Operations, Pacific Symphony
Roger Kalia, Assistant Conductor of Pacific Symphony, Music Director of Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra
Gregory X. Whitmore, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
Irene Kroesen, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
Shawne Zarubica, Director of Youth Ensembles
Louanne Champagne-Brazil, Director of Legacy Planning and Major Gifts
Oscar Esteves, Youth Orchestra Manager
Nicole Kroesen, Youth Wind Ensemble Manager
Amanda Sansonetti, Santiago Strings Manager
Bridget Bow, String Coach, Santiago Strings

*Also member of Board of Directors for Pacific Symphony

Artistic Staff

Roger KaliaMusic Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Assistant Conductor, Pacific Symphony
Gregory X. WhitmoreMusic Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
Irene KroesenMusic Director, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
Carl St.ClairArtistic Advisor

Administrative Staff

Shawne ZarubicaDirector of Youth Ensembles
Oscar Esteves, Youth Orchestra manager
Nicole Kroesen, Youth Wind Ensemble manager
Amanda Sansonetti, Santiago Strings manager