Our Team

Teaching Artists

Ellen Acuna, Early Childhood
Peg Banks, Strings
Janet Campbell, Early Childhood
Doug Drewes, Bass and Theory
Frederic Henry, Violin and Viola
Anita Hill, Cello and Bass
Joyce Kay, Early Childhood
Lorena LiMato, Violin
Betsy Loughran, Cello
Natalie Martin, Cello
Jody Rajesh, Violin and Viola
Dana Steele, Theory and Chorus
Kelsey Swanson, Early Childhood

Deborah Htu, program intern

Administrative staff

Carol Burden, Executive Director
Frederic Henry, Program Assistant/Instrument Coordinator
Ronnie Ragen, Early Childhood Program Director
Enrique Rivera, Student & Family Liaison
Antonio Ruiz, Student & Family Liaison
Lydia Veilleux, Artistic Director, TMM Orchestra

Board of trustees

Julian Grant, Chairman
     Composer, Writer, Educator, Music Journalist, Broadcaster
Edward Dippold, Vice Chairman
     Investment Advisor, Raymond James & Associates
Phyllis Tsai, CPA, Treasurer
Financial Operation, BCG Securities
Fred Shahrooz Scampato, Esq., Secretary
     Attorney/Owner, Law Office of Fred Shahrooz Scampato
     Vice President, National Employment Lawyers’ Association, NJ Chapter

Alison Denis
Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
John Hart
Interim CEO/Chief Operating Officer, Isles Inc.
Anthony D. Mack
Lecturer, Rutgers University
Consultant, Heartworks

Anne Lester Trevisan
     Portfolio Manager, JPMorgan Asset Management
Lytisha Williams
     Senior Director of Development, Rutgers University

Carol Burden,
Executive Director and President ex-officio

Advisory Board

Andrea Chowansky
     Vice President and Product Manager, PNC Bank
Trustee Emerita
Kelly Ingram
     Past President, I Am Trenton Community Foundation
Lili Levinowitz
     Co-Author, Music Together
     Professor of Music Education (retired), Rowan University
Sunghae Anna Lim
     Studio Instructor, Princeton University

Paul Redwood
     Senior Research Engineer, Church & Dwight
Ingrid I. Reed
     Policy Analyst (retired), The Eagleton Institute
     Founding Board Member, New Jersey Future
Willard Alonzo Stanback, Esq.
     Principal, Willard Alonzo Stanback, P.C.
Stanford Thompson
     Founder and Executive Director, Play on Philly!
     Past Chairman, El Sistema USA

John D. Thurber
     VP for Public Affairs, Thomas Edison State University
Daniel Trahey
Artistic Director, OrchKids
Marcia Wood, Founder and Director Emerita
Ellen Saxon, Founder and Director Emerita