Staff and Board


Diana Cohen, Co-Artistic Director; Concertmaster, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Franklin Cohen, Co-Artistic Director; Principal Clarinet Emeritus, The Cleveland Orchestra
Jacqueline Taylor, Executive Director
Annie Fullard, Teaching Artist-in-Residence
Allison George, Production Manager
Lee Kolarik, Office and Operations Manager
Deedee Paster, Artist Liaison
Eric Farnan, Festival Librarian


Richard Goddard, Chair, Partner, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Diana Cohen, President, Concertmaster, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Bollinger, Legal Counsel, The NRP Group LLC
Rebecca Carmi, Arts Patron, Singer, Cantor
Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet Emeritus, The Cleveland Orchestra
Carol Frankel, MBA, Freelance Marketing/Communications
Joyce Glickman, Board Member, Facing History and Ourselves
Robert Jackson, Senior Partner, Kohrman, Jackson, & Krantz, PPL
Marjorie Kitchell, Genetics Counselor and Attorney
Dan Lindsay, Managing Member, Danco Home Pro
Ellen Loughan, Sr. Manager, Ernst & Young
Costa Petridis, Curator, The Art Institute of Chicago
Beth Sersig, Retired Physician


Dr. Ronald H. Bell, Trustee, The Cleveland Orchestra
Jonathan Biss, Internationally Acclaimed Pianist
William Blair III, Legislative Council, Ohio Citizens for Arts
Irad Carmi, Arts Patron
Alexander Cohen, Principal Timpani, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Gayle Gathercole, Community Chamber Music Enthusiast
John Gibbon, Attorney, Walter Haverfield, LLP
Dr. Bernette Jaffe, Arts Patron
Dr. Damir Janigro, Scientific Director, Flocel
Mary Beth Karakul, Board Member, Cleveland Art Association
Kurt Karakul, President and Executive Director, Third Federal Foundation
Rabbi Roger C. Klein, Rabbi, Temple-Tifereth Israel
Nancy Osgood, ChamberFest Board Chair Emeritus; President, The Osgood Group
Barbara S. Robinson, Chair Emeritus, Ohio Arts Council
Jeanne Tobin, Past President, Temple-Tifereth Israel
Orion Weiss, Internationally Acclaimed Pianist