Kyle Carpenter, CEO
Paul Babcock, President and COO
Anne Polta, Executive Assistant

Jennifer Halcrow
, Vice President for Advancement
Barb Plunkett
, Director of Marketing
Cassie Noll
, Marketing Manager
Max Erickson, Advancement Events Manager
Ryan Martinez, PR and Marketing Coordinator
Bob Adney
, School Recruiter
Lisa Salzl, Parent and Alumni Relations Manager
Martha Martin, Individual Gifts Officer
Kjersti Francis, Corporate and Community Engagement Officer
Jenelle Montoya, Grants Manager
Meg Emory, Graphic Design Intern
Chris Poppert, Video Intern

Brian Braden, Vice President and CFO
Kristen Blue, Director of Human Resources
Kathy Jelinek, Business Manager
Sonja Oelfke, Human Resources and Payroll Assistant
Kath Sharp, Accountant
Ann Jordan, Accounting Assistant

Chris Waterbury, IT Director
Phil Welch, Web & Multimedia Technician
Stu Mathews, IT Support Technician

Will Mammoser, Facility Manager
Gary Houck, Facilities Maintenance Engineer
Shirley Serrano, Custodian
Stanley Lewis, Custodian
Tony Lovaas, Facilities Set-Up Assistant
Brigette Blesi, Facilities Set-Up Assistant
Dan Stark, Facilities Set-Up Assistant

Updated: 09/13/2015


Program Services
Mike Alexander, Program Services Coordinator
Cheryl Collins, Austin Community Project Manager

School Partnerships
Katie Condon, Director of School Partnerships
Sarah Krefting – School Partnerships Coordinator

Early Childhood Music
Dianna Babcock, Director of Early Childhood Music
Allison Akins, Early Childhood Music Department Coordinator
Tricia Wangerin – ECM Research Assistant

Group Instruction
Melissa Falb, Director of Group Instruction
Craig Anderson, Coordinator of Ensembles and Certificate Program Coordinator
Jeremy Swider, Chamber Music Coordinator

Individual Lessons
Timothy De Prey, Director of Individual Instruction
Jon Iverson, Student Performance Coordinator
Jessica Schroder, Staff Accompanist
Lara Bolton, Staff Accompanist

MacPhail Music for Life™

Jeanie Brindley-Barnett, Co-Founder, Senior Teaching Artist MacPhail Music for Life™
Tamra Brunn, MacPhail Music for Life™ Manager

MacPhail Online
Kristin Shoemaker, Manager of MacPhail Online
Sarah Drebelbis, Online Services Manager
Bob Adney, Online School Partnerships Coordinator
J. Anthony Allen, MacPhail Online Project Specialist
Mike Hiatt, Online School Partnership Advisor

Music Therapy

Jane Laine, Music Therapy Manager
Melissa Wenszell, Co-Founder and Senior Music Therapist

Prelude Program (High School)
Manon Gimlett, Prelude Program Director
Thaxter Cunio, Prelude Coordinator

Student Services
Sarah Trebesch, Student Services Manager
Brian Rodesch, Site Coordinator, White Bear Lake
Sean Alter, Site Coordinator, Apple Valley
Jordan Werre – Site Coordinator, Chanhassen, Student Services
Josh Cameron, Registration Systems Administration
Sam Calvo-Rosenstone, Student Services Assistant
Elysa Hays, Student Services Assistant
Abe Shriner, Student Services Assistant
Erik Schee, Student Services Assistant
Munya Tirivepi, Student Services Assistant
Beth Twohy, Student Services Assistant
Theresa Upton, Student Services Assistant

Suzuki Talent Education
Beth Turco, Director of Suzuki Talent Education
Heather VanderLey, String Group and Department Coordinator
Annette Lee, Suzuki Department Accompanist
Kamini Larusso, Suzuki Assistant Director
Susan Sophocleus, Piano Group Coordinator
Jean Seils, Guitar Group Coordinator