Staff and Board


Diana Cohen, President, Concertmaster, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet Emeritus, The Cleveland Orchestra
Roman Rabinovich, Award Winning Pianist and Visual Artist


Jessica Peek Sherwood, Executive Director
Kameryn Lueng, Office & Operations Manager
Erica Brenner, Director of Digital Media

Gary Adams, Photography
Alan Bise, Audio Production
Mackenzie Brauns, Personnel & Production
Cheryl Carter, Box Office Manager
Eric Farnan, Festival Librarian
Tom Frattare, Stage Manager
Anderson Oleskiewicz, Festival Assistant
Deedee Paster, Artist Liaison
Lily Sherwood, Festival Intern


Dan Lindsay, Chair, Managing Member, Danco Home Pro
Rebecca Carmi, Past Chair, Arts Patron, Singer, Cantor
Diana Cohen, President, Concertmaster, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Sarah Kappus Peck, Secretary, Social Worker
James Robinson, Treasurer, Human Resources Manager, The Lubrizol Corporation (retired)
Daniel Bollinger, Business Counsel, Eaton Corporation
Enrico Certo, Senior Associate, Brown Gibbons Lang & Company
Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet Emeritus, The Cleveland Orchestra
Julie Comber-Martin, Director of Upper Elementary, Ruffing Montessori School
Joyce Glickman, Board Member, Facing History and Ourselves
Barbara Gross, Fundraising Professional (retired), Community Volunteer
Robert Jackson, Senior Partner, Kohrman, Jackson, & Krantz, PPL (retired)
Dr. Michael Lederman, Professor of Medicine Emeritus, Case Western Reserve University
Ellen Loughan, Sr. Manager, Ernst & Young
Benjamin McKelvey, Associate Director of Gift Planning, Cleveland Clinic
Hedy Milgrom, Senior Development Officer, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Costa Petridis, Curator, The Art Institute of Chicago
Dr. Beth Sersig, Retired Physician; Clinical Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Kyle Stimpert, Nurse Practitioner, Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System & University Hospitals Cleveland


Jonathan Biss, Internationally Acclaimed Pianist
Irad Carmi, Arts Patron
Alexander Cohen, Principal Timpani, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Marcia Kodish Cohen, Healthcare Finance Director (retired)
Gayle Gathercole, Community Chamber Music Enthusiast
Lauren Generette, Director of Instrumental Pathways Program, The Cleveland Orchestra
John Gibbon, Attorney, Walter Haverfield, LLP
Dr. Bernette Jaffe, Arts Patron
Dr. Damir Janigro, Scientific Director, Flocel
Jeremy Johnson, President & CEO, Assembly for the Arts
Mary Beth Karakul, Board Member, Cleveland Art Association
Kurt Karakul, President and Executive Director, Third Federal Foundation (retired)
Marjorie Kitchell, Genetics Counselor and Attorney
Rabbi Roger C. Klein, Rabbi, Temple-Tifereth Israel
Nancy Osgood, ChamberFest Board Chair Emeritus, President, The Osgood Group
Christina Thoburn, Arts Consultant
Jeanne Tobin, Past President, Temple-Tifereth Israel
Orion Weiss, Internationally Acclaimed Pianist