Meet the Staff

There are many ways to connect with Allentown Symphony Association!
General questions and comments:  info@allentownsymphony.org

ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

Al Jacobsen
Executive Director
610-432-7961 x101

Ed Rice
Finance Director/Business Manager
610-432-7961 x102

Bonnie Hawk
Finance/Development Assistant and Human Resource Manager
610-432-7961 x202


DEVELOPMENT

Geoffrey Harrington
Director of Development
610-432-7961 x207

Melissa Jacobson
Development Associate
610-432-7961 x201


MARKETING

Lucy Bloise
VP of Marketing & Community Engagement
610-432-7961 x104

Sharon Schenkel
Creative Design Manager & Website Administrator
610-432-7961 x204

Deborah Plummer
Marketing Manager
610-432-7961 x203

 

EDUCATION & EL SISTEMA LEHIGH VALLEY

Norma Nuñez-Ruch
Director of Education
610-432-7961 x203

Kaylee Santanello
Program Manager & Orchestra Conductor - ESLV
610-432-7961 x206

Steven Paszkowski
Choir Teacher

Steven Schetelich
Beginning Strings Specialist

Daniel Stevens
Violin Teaching Artist 

Michael Hagarman
Low Strings Teaching Artist 

Elizabeth Tanenbaum
Violin Teaching Artist 

 

BOX OFFICE

Kyle Lane
Box Office Manager/Database Administrator
610-432-7961 x113

Daniel O'Connor
Box Office Associate
610-432-7961 x200


OPERATIONS / PRODUCTION / TECH

Kevin Kiernan
Director of Hall Operations
610-432-7961 x109

Dan Shively
Technical Director
610-432-7961 x115

Donna Fritchey
Operations Manager, Non-Symphonic Events
610-432-7961 x205

Ben Hill
Stage Supervisor


EVENTS & HOSPITALITY

Colleen Wilt
Event Manager
610-432-7961 x112

Cheryl Haughney
House Manager
610-432-7961 x105


ORCHESTRA

Diane Wittry
Music Director, Conductor

Ronald H. Demkee
Associate Conductor/Pops Conductor

Matthew Angelo
Orchestra Operations & Personnel Manager
610-432-7961 x309

Stuart Serio
Orchestra Librarian

Karen Creeden
Assistant Librarian/Assistant Personnel Manager