Who We Are



David J.L. Fisk, Executive Director email

Valentina Peleggi, Music Director

Gail Henshaw, Director of Finance & Administration email

Shacoya Henley, Accounting & Human Resources Manager email



Jennifer Arnold, Director of Artistic Planning & Orchestral Operations email

Pete Mathis, Operations Manager email

Kevin Estes, Personnel Manager email

Interested in playing with the symphony? Apply to be a substitute musician here!

Brent Bowden, Production Manager email

Brent Klettke, Special Events & Assistant Production Manager email

Matthew Gold, Music Librarian email


Advancement & Patron Communications

Frances Sterling, Director of Advancement & Patron Communications email

Kathryn Bishop Pullam,  Senior Manager of Institutional Giving email

Chris Valdez, Individual Giving Manager email

Victoria Cottrell, Advancement & Executive Assistant email

Cheryl Yancey, RSO Foundation – Major Gifts email

Carrie Thornbrugh, Marketing & Public Relations Manager email

Ashley Moore, Production Designer email

Kira Gay Hiller, Senior Manager of Patron Services & Sales email

Kate Forehand, Patron Services Assistant email


Education & Community Engagement

Walter Bitner, Director of Education & Community Engagement email

Logan Massey, Assistant Director of Education email

Kristen Allegood, Community Partnerships Manager email

Jonathan Sanford, Education Coordinator email

Daniel Myssyk, Youth Orchestra Program, Conductor, Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra

Sandy Goldie, Youth Orchestra Program, Conductor, Youth Concert Orchestra

Christie-Jo Adams, Youth Orchestra Program, Conductor, Sinfonietta Strings

Christopher Moseley, Youth Orchestra Program, Conductor, Wind Ensemble

Rebecca Jilcott, Youth Orchestra Program, Conductor, Camerata Strings


Richmond Symphony Chorus

Erin Freeman, Director of Richmond Symphony Chorus email

Barbara Baker, Manager, Richmond Symphony Chorus email


Menuhin Competition Richmond 2021

Miriam Fogel, Project Director, Menuhin Competition email

Ashley Davis, Marketing & Communications Manager, Menuhin Competition email