Team

Sun Valley Music Festival administration and production staff

Administration

Derek Dean, Executive Director
Kim Gasenica, Education Director
Deanna Harned, Artistic Planning Director
Carol O’Loughlin, Development Director
R.L. Rowsey, Operations Director
Elizabeth Brent-Maldonado, Asst. to the Artistic Planning Director and Artist Liaison
Stacie Brew, Finance Manager
Sabrina DeBree, Office Manager
Stephanie Guzman, Education Program Coordinator
Annie Keenan, Development Manager
Jeanne Liston, Head of Donor Care
Dawn Madole-Nkomonde , Artist Support Manager
Marcia Mode-Stavros, Housing Coordinator
Linsey Nicholson, Community Engagement Manager
Kris Olenick, Administrative Coordinator
Ellen Pesavento, Orchestra Personnel Manager
Ceci Vasquez, Education Assistant
Rathdavanh Vongvilay, Development Coordinator

Music Institute

Year-Round Programs
Joel Bejot, Accompanist, Vocal Ensemble Coach
Angela Ezeonyeka, Piano Instructor, Piano Department Head
Patrick Herb, Trombone Instructor
Tiffany Herb, Developmental Violin Instructor
Brad Hershey, String Bass Instructor
Rudy Kremer, Violin-Viola Instructor
Rachel Larsen, Piano Instructor
John Mauldin, Voice Instructor, Voice Department Head
Melodie Mauldin, Developmental Voice Instructor
Lisa Pettit, Accompanist
Ellen Sanders, Cello-Bass Instructor, String Department Head
Max Stimac, Percussion Instructor, High School
Ernie Trevino, Percussion Instructor, High School
Lane Vanderbeek, Developmental String Instructor

Summer Programs
Kyla Davidson. Advanced Chamber Music Program Coordinator
Dave Johnson. Grades 2-12 Artistic Director
John Mauldin, Residence Hall Manager
Kalie Mauldin, Residence Hall Night Manager
Sophie Petroski, Site Coordinator
Bronwyn Reagan, Production Coordinator
Parker Sailor, Production Intern
Janis Walton, Residence Hall Catering Manager

Summer Season Support

Festival Production Team
Ryan Graves, Production Director
Kelsey Araghi, Assistant Production Manager
Joshua Badura, Audio Engineer
Jon Bonine, Piano Technician
Dave Butler, Camera Operator
Julie Connell, Video Production Coordinator
Olivia D’Arche, Audio Assistant
Myles Deffe, Camera Opertator
Ed Fogarty, Sound Technician
Paul Greitzer, Orchestra Librarian
Jon Kochavi, Program Annotator
Maxwell Langston, Lead Video Assistant
Scott Langston, Video Director
Sydney Langston, Video Assistant
Brian Mohr, Sound Designer
Jason Oestenstad, Video Cues & Assistant Orchestra Librarian
Ben Parker, Camera Operator
John Plummer, Video Crew Manager
David Robertson, Lighting Director
Kevin Sweetser, Head of Sound
Ernie Trevino, Stage Manager
Keegan Webber, Master Electrician

Sun Valley Pavilion Production Team
Anthony Schneider, Entertainment Manager
Aaron Noble, Technical Director
Alex Barie, Lead Audio Engineer
Harry Blackstone, Stagehand
Grace Carlson, Stagehand
Ethan Miller, Stagehand
Joel Townshend, Entertainment Operations Technician
Salem Turner, Stagehand

Operations Support
Elizabeth Dahlen, Donor Seating Assistant
Spencer Day, Marketing and Community Engagement Assistant
Kristen Diederichs, Seating Coordinator
John Evans, Concert Services Consultant
Bridget Kinneary, Administration/Development Summer Assistant
Ann Scales, Front of House Manager
Dexter Stanley-Tauvao, Summer Assistant to the Operations Director
Max Stimac, Concert Services Manager