Staff

Ann Divine, Executive Director

Ann Divine joined Fischoff as Competition Manager in 1994 and became its Executive Director that same year, in which capacity she oversees Fischoff's programs, administration and staff. She received her undergraduate degree in Music Education from Indiana University South Bend and a Master of Arts degree from Andrews University. She taught various music courses in area colleges and universities for twenty years.

Thomas Rosenberg, Artistic Director

Thomas Rosenberg has served as Fischoff's Artistic Director since 1981.  A nationally known dynamic teacher, performer and chamber coach, he teaches cello and chamber music at Carleton and MacAlester Colleges and maintains an award winning pre-college home studio. Prize-winner at Munich and Portsmouth Quartet Competitions and a three-time Naumburg Award finalist, Tom is a graduate of Oberlin Conservatory as a student of Richard Kapuscinski and The Eastman School of Music where he was teaching assistant to both Paul Katz and Laurence Lesser. His chamber music studies were with the Budapest, Cleveland, Juilliard, Guarneri, and Tokyo quartets.

Pam O'Rourke, Program Director

Pam O'Rourke joined the staff as Program Director in 2004. With a background in community relations and preschool education, she manages Fischoff’s Arts-in-Education Residency programs, including S.A.M. I Am (Stories and Music), Peanut Butter and Jelly Jam family concerts, masterclasses, workshops, and community concerts, as well as the Mentoring Project and Artist-of-the-Month programs. She studied Elementary Education at Eastern Montana College in Billings, Montana.

Miki Strabley, Competition Director

Miki Strabley joined Fischoff in August 2000. Her primary responsibilities include running the annual Fischoff Competition, recruiting and coordinating competition volunteers, and coordinating logistics for the Winner’s Tour. Miki received her undergraduate degrees in English Literature and Political Science at Saint Mary’s College. She holds a Master’s degree in Education from Indiana University South Bend and a Master of Nonprofit Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Carrie Lehman, Media Director

Carrie Lehman joined the staff in 2012, but has been a part of Fischoff for over 17 years, most recently as the Fischoff Competition's Junior Division Quarterfinals Manager. As Media Director, she is responsible for media and technology efforts. She received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Spring Arbor University.

 

Website by Internet Business Solutions