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PSYE Board & Staff

Board of Directors - Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles


Sheng Jiang* Board Chair
Elizabeth Stahr* Lifetime Director of Board & Distinguished Counselor Emeritus to the Board


Rosalind Britton
Wendy Castille
Sherry Chen
Helen Chin

Wilfred Cohen
Dana Freeman
Joyce Hanson
Junko Hara

Jerry Huang
Hans Imhof**
Kari Kerr
Sarah Koo
Evelyn Kroener
Katie (Chung Min) 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
David Yeung

*Also member of Board of Directors for Pacific Symphony
** Pacific Symphony Life Director

Ex-Officio PSYE Board Members

Carl St.Clair,* Music Director, Pacific Symphony
John Forsyte,* President, Pacific Symphony
Eileen Jeanette, Vice President of Artistic & Orchestra Operations, Pacific Symphony
Shawne Natalia Zarubica, Director of Youth Ensembles, Pacific Symphony
Roger Kalia, Music Director , Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra & Associate Conductor of Pacific Symphony
Irene Kroesen, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
Dr. Gregory X. Whitmore, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
Bridget Bow, String Coach, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
Oscar Esteves, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Manager
Daniel C. Jacobs, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings Manager
Nicole Kroesen, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Manager
Danielle Liu, Pacific Symphony Youth Quartet Coordinator

*Also member of Board of Directors for Pacific Symphony


Artistic Staff

Roger KaliaMusic Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Associate 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
Daniel C. Jacobs, Santiago Strings manager
Bridget Bow, Santiago Strings string coach
Danielle Liu, Youth Quartet Coordinator