CENTRAL CITY OPERA HOUSE ASSOCIATION

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ADMINISTRATION & STAFF

Staff members may be e-mailed via the red links or by calling the Administrative line at 303-292-6500. To reach the Box Office, call 303-292-6700.

Pelham G. Pearce, Jr., General/Artistic Director [Bio]
John Baril, Music Director
John Moriarty, Artistic Director Emeritus
Michael EhrmanDirector/Administrator, Bonfils-Stanton Artists Training Program
Paul Curran, Artistic Consultant

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Rita Sommers, Director of Operations
Nichole Kirkpatrick, Controller
Wanda Larson, Office Administrator/Gift Shop Administrator/Buyer
Nancy Maley, Accounting Specialist

BOX OFFICE

The Box Office can be reached collectively at boxoffice@centralcityopera.org or 303-292-6700.

Deb Mountain, Box Office Manager
Molly Epstein, Group Sales Associate

DEVELOPMENT

Scott Finlay, Director of Development
William Dehner, Associate Director of Development
Alicia Holt Corliss, Development Manager
Shira Zimmerman, Grants Officer

HISTORIC PROPERTIES

Jim Johnson, Director of Historic Properties
Sam Carrington, Historic Properties Maintenance

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Lisa Zetah, Director of Marketing
Janet BraccioPR & Media Relations
Melissa Rick, Graphic Design Consultant

EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Deborah Morrow, Director of Education and Community Engagement
Emily Murdock, Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement

MUSIC AND COACHING STAFF

John Baril, Music Director and Conductor, Dead Man Walking
Kim Peoria, Orchestra Manager/Assistant to Music Director

PRODUCTION

Karen T. Federing, Director of Production

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Nancy S. Parker, Chairman
Maureen K. Barker, President
Dr. Gregg Kvistad, Treasurer
Michael Huseby, Secretary

Pamela Bansbach
Lori Stone Bellingham
Nancy P. Brittain
Janette W. Chase
The Honorable Robert Fullerton
Richard A. Goozh
Judith W. Grant
Chevis F. Horne
Heath C. Hutchison
Larry J. Manion
Hilton G. Martin
J. Landis Martin
Anne McGonagle
Susan B. Rawley
Phoebe Smedley

HONORARY BOARD

Gerald Bader
The Honorable Jack W. Berryhill
Barbara Danos
Robert A. Ellis
Barbara Ferguson
Jeannie Fuller
Gail Gordon
James R. Hilger, Jr.
Edward C. Nichols
Daniel L. Ritchie
Elizabeth Rostermundt
Robert D. Showalter
George Ann Victor

EX-OFFICIO BOARD

Margaret Baker – 2015 Central City Opera Guild President
Dr. Rebecca Chopp – Chancellor of the University of Denver
The Honorable Ron Engels – Mayor, City of Central
The Honorable Michael B. Hancock – Mayor, City of Denver
The Honorable John W. Hickenlooper – Governor, State of Colorado

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Central City Opera continues to build its National Advisory Council which acts as representatives of the Company outside of Colorado, brining an important national perspective regarding trends throughout the world of opera.

Elisabeth Armstrong – Denver, CO and Paso Robles, CA
Alice W. Bass – Dallas, TX
Robert A. Ellis – San Francisco, CA
Eva Womack – Austin, TX

REGIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Roger Ames
Judeth and Doug Comstock
Tricia Dickinson
William Lynn Dixon
Ann and John Draper
Joanne Field
Nancy Hemming
Tammy and Tom Kenning
Nancy Parker
Marcia Ragonetti
Karen Ritz
Cynthia Vaughn
Linda Weise
M. J. Wurster

ENDOWMENT FUND BOARD

J. Landis Martin, President
Nancy S. Parker, Secretary/Treasurer
Jeannie Fuller
John W. Low, Esq.
Julia Secor
Bob Unger