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Our Team

Administrative Staff
Najwa Aswad Events Coordinator
Kimberly Dawson Director of Advancement
Katie Gibson Development and Communications Manager
Chrissy Holt Director of Finance and Administration
Joe O'Neill Grant Writer
Madeleine Steczynski Co-Founder and Executive Director
Carolina Ticona Administrative Assistant
Artistic Staff
Brandon Allen Voice Instructor
Kadahj Bennett Songwriting and Performance Manager
Edwin Cabrera Video Coordinator
Jireh Calo Piano and Vocal Instructor
Leo Colon Guitar & Bass Instructor
Marlene Del Rosario Piano Instructor
Corey DePina Director of Programs
Rene Dongo Radio Station Manager
Ava Dudani Teaching Artist
Edward Emerson Creative Tech Manager
Reynaliz Herrera Drum Instructor
Christopher Lee-Rodriguez Guitar and Sprouts Instructor
Laura Macias Sprouts Coordinator & Piano Instructor
Wilce Mascary Jr. Pathways Coordinator
Ali McGuirk Vocal Instructor
Ed Meradith Piano Instructor
Brian Paulding Brass Instructor
Ben Paulding Percussion Instructor
Will Rodriguez Drumming Instructor
Omar Sosa Instrumental Music Manager
Brittany Thomas Director of Creative Media and Technology

Board of Directors

Erika Abbas
Distinguished Program Manager, Sonos
Richard Bouchard
Manager, Content Integrity, DealerRater
Jesse Edsell-Vetter
Training & Replication Manager, Metro Housing
Johnny Giraldo
Director, Salsa y Control Dance Co.
Adam Klein
Founder & President, CK Communications Group
Christian Komecki
Senior Manager of Global Operations Strategy, The Boston Consulting Group
Alyssa Morin
Asset & Wealth Management Tax Manager, PWC
Christopher Roland
Finance Manager-US, NKT Photonics, Inc.
Maria Servellon
Filmmaker, Multimedia Artist, Educator
Steve Snyder

Vice President of Marketing & Development, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

Nikki Stewart, Chair
Executive Director, Old North Church
Vernon Thomas, Clerk
Litigation Associate, Ropes & Gray
Stan Trecker, Treasurer
Retired Dean, College of Art and Design, Lesley University
Bryan Zuluaga
Senior Teacher-Counselor, Work Force Program of Cambridge Housing Authority