WHO WE ARE

Email staff members via the red links below or by call the administrative line at 303-292-6500

To reach the Box Office, call 303-292-6700

Pelham G. Pearce, Jr., General/Artistic Director
Scott A. Dessens, Chief Financial Officer
John Baril, Music Director
John Moriarty, Artistic Director Emeritus
Michael Baitzer, Administrator, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program and Principal Coach/Diction Coach

ADMINISTRATIVE

Sara Blackwelder, Controller
Ana Carrera, Accounting Clerk
Wanda M. Larson, Office Administrator and Gift Shop Administrator/Buyer

BOX OFFICE

Contact: boxoffice@centralcityopera.org or 303-292-6700.

Deb Mountain, Sales Operations Manager
Rachelle Cole,  Box Office Associate

DEVELOPMENT

Scott Finlay, Director of Development
Katherine Nicholson, Associate Director of Development
Clare Mail, Assistant Director of Development
Jenaveve Linabary, Development Operations Manager
Lane Michael Melott, Development Associate
Jeremy Schwartz, Events Coordinator
Shira Zimmerman, Grants Officer
Katherine Wilson, Grants Coordinator

HISTORIC PROPERTIES

Eric Chinn, Director of Historic Properties
Sam Carrington, Historic Property Maintenance

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Gail Bransteitter, Director of Marketing and Communications
Erin Osovets, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
Dr. Paul Halverson, DMA, Associate Director of Audience Development
Margaret Siegrist, Marketing Content Manager
Melissa Rick, Art Direction and Graphic Design

EDUCATION

Contact: education@centralcityopera.org

Emily Murdock, Director of Education, Podcast Host and Producer

PRODUCTION STAFF

Karen T. Federing, Director of Production

MUSIC AND COACHING STAFF

John Baril, Music Director and Conductor
Brian Cook, Orchestra Personnel Manager
Angela Dombrowski, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager
Kirby Brayman, Assistant to the Music Director

FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA

John Baril, Music Director
Brian Cook, Orchestra Personnel Manager
Angela Dombrowski, Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager and Music Librarian

VIOLIN

Rachel Segal, Concertmaster
Takanori Sugishita, Assistant Concertmaster
Sharon Park, Principal Second
Chris Jusell, Assistant Principal Second
Natasha Colkett
Angela Dombrowski
Emily Glover
James Wyn Hart
Filip Lazovski
Susie Peek
Ingrid Peoria

VIOLA

Kostadin Dyulgerski, Principal
Leah Kovach, Assistant Principal
N. Samantha Headlee
Lora Stevens

CELLO

Jonathan Lewis, Principal
(Vacant), assistant Principal
Kimberly Patterson

BASS

John Arnesen, Principal
Andy Holmes

FLUTE

Masha Popova, Principal
Ebonee Thomas

 OBOE

Jeffrey Stephenson, Principal
Sarah Bierhaus

 CLARINET

Anna Brumbaugh, Principal
Michelle Orman

BASSOON

Jill Dispenza, Principal
Francisco Delgado

 HORN

Carolyn Kunicki, Principal
John East
Devon Park
J. Chandler Spoon

TRUMPET

Leslie Scarpino, Principal
Jonathan Kaplan

TROMBONE

Bron Wright, Principal
Andy Wolfe
Jeff Craig

TUBA

Adam Snider, Principal

HARP

Janet Harriman, Principal

TIMPANI

Mike P. Tetreault, Principal

PERCUSSION

Carl Dixon, Principal
Peter Cooper
Nena Lorenz Wright