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Staff Directory

President & Artistic Director

Marketing & Public Relations

Jean Hsu

Chief Operating Officer /
Vice President of Communications

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Daniel Acosta

Director of Marketing

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Marie Songco-Torres

Senior Marketing & Public Relations Manager

Adaora Onyebeke

Marketing & Public Relations Associate

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Mark Saville

Vice President of Development

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Halim Kim

Senior Director of Development

Paige Frank

Individual Giving Manager / Board Liaison

Nicole Gonzales

Special Events Manager

Artistic Operations

Emily Persinko

Artistic Operations Manager

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Kathy Smith

Piano Technician


Katherine Yang

Vice President of Education & Community Engagement

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Courtney McKinnon

Manager of Volunteer & Education Services

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Chloe Hopper

Education Associate & OCYS Coordinator

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Jennifer Niedringhaus

Education & Engagement Operations Manager

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Penny Arroyo

Huntington Harbour Office Manager & Finance Coordinator

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Roan Alombro

Vice President of Finance

Fay Hu

Finance & HR Associate

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Patron Services

Jonathan Mariott

Director of Patron Services

Angelica Nicolas

Marketing & Patron Services Manager

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Randy Polevoi

Musical Concierge

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Orange County Youth Symphony and String Ensemble

Johannes Müller Stosch

Music Director & OCYS Conductor

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Lucy Lu

OCYSE Conductor & OCYS Strings Coach

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Danielle Culhane

Operations & Personnel Manager

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Hana Kurihara

Operations Assistant