Staff

Federico Cortese

Music Director

Federico Cortese assumed the post of Music Director of the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras in 1999. He has conducted throughout the United States, Australia, China, and Europe.

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Federico Cortese

Music Director

Federico Cortese assumed the post of Music Director of the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras in 1999. He has conducted throughout the United States, Australia, China, and Europe.

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Artistic Staff

Joseph Bozich

Artistic Advisor and Conductor

Mark Miller

Conductor of Repertory Orchestra and Repertory Chamber Orchestra

John Holland

Conductor of Junior Repertory Orchestra

Marta Zurad

Conductor of Young People's String Orchestra, Petit Ensemble & Conductor of the Intensive Community Program

Janet Underhill

Conductor of Preparatory Winds, Intensive Community Program Assistant Director for Winds

Miriam Eckelhoefer

Director of the Chamber Music Program

Nicole Cariglia

Intensive Community Program Artistic Director

Administrative Staff

Catherine Weiskel

Executive Director

Board of directors

Officers

  • Margaret Chen, President
  • Anthony Fogg, Vice President
  • Cecilia O’Keefe, Vice President
  • Jean-Marc Berteaux, Treasurer
  • Ben Brady, Secretary

Honorary Members

  • Gabriella Beranek
  • John W. Coffey, III
  • Pamela Humphrey
  • Philip J. Smith

Presidents Emeriti

  • Tom Draper
  • Joe Grimaldi
  • George Keches
  • Philip J. Smith
  • Eduardo Tobon
  • John Wall
  • David Welch

Members

  • John Avallon
  • Robert Beaser ’72
  • Michael Berk
  • David Chin, ex officio
  • Kimberly Ciccarelli ’87, ex officio
  • Eran Egozy ’89
  • Marcia Mantell, ex officio
  • Gregory Melchor-Barz, ex offcio
  • Melissa McMorrow
  • John Navien
  • Femi Obi
  • Sarah Schaffer Raux
  • Tom Ruby
  • Jordan Stone
  • Catherine Weiskel, ex officio
  • Andy West
  • David Wilkins
  • Dr. Harvey Young

BYSO COUNCIL

  • Natalie Baker
  • Kimberly Ciccarelli ’87, co-chair
  • Abe Dewing ’87
  • Will Gertler ’13
  • Narissa Gogos ’09
  • David Jones ’85
  • Marcia Mantell, co-chair
  • Katie Maher
  • Alexandra Morgan-Welch ’10
  • Stephen Wagner ’08
  • Sol Jin ’07
  • Adrienne Rosenblatt ’08