Who We Are
Lacey Huszcza, Executive Director
Valentina Peleggi, Music Director
Gail Henshaw, Director of Finance & Administration
Shacoya Henley, Accounting & Human Resources Manager
Aleeyah Frye, Executive & Finance Assistant
Matt Wilshire, Director of Artistic Planning & Orchestral Operations
Chia-Hsuan Lin, Associate Conductor
Jennifer Arnold, Artistic Advisor
Brent Bowden, Assistant Director of Operations & Production
Kelly Ali, Personnel Manager
Matthew Gold, Music Librarian
Brent Klettke, Production & Special Events Manager
Chris Pennington, Artistic Assistant
Ben Chase, Operations Assistant
Interested in playing with the symphony? Apply to be a substitute musician here!
For audition inquiries, please refer to our Auditions page
The Richmond Symphony is committed to expanding and performing more than the core symphonic repertoire. We are always accepting scores, listening to works, and researching composer‘s websites to add to our different concert offerings. Please feel free to share your website and/or upload scores for our artistic team to review.
For artistic inquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advancement & Patron Communications
Frances Sterling, Director of Advancement & Patron Communications
Amy Buhrman, Assistant Director of Marketing & Sales
Lucy Frend, Graphics and Digital Marketing Coordinator
Kira Gay Hiller, Senior Manager of Patron Services & Sales
Geneva M. Knight, Patron Services Coordinator
Kiaya Smith, Donor Relations Manager
Nai’lah Rowe, Donor Relations Assistant
Jake Nurney, Office & Communications Assistant
Sarah Yount, Stewardship and Special Events Manager
For ticketing inquiries, please email email@example.com.
For marketing inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For development inquiries, please email email@example.com.
Richmond Symphony School of Music (RSSoM)
Walter Bitner, Director of Education & Community Engagement
Jennifer Tobin, Assistant Director of Education & Youth Orchestra Manager
Marcey W. Leonard, Community Partnerships Manager & RSSoM Program Manager
Jonathan Sanford, RSSoM Program Manager & Registrar
Caitlin Barry, Youth Community Strings Program Manager & Lead Instructor
Anita Williams, Education Assistant
Daniel Myssyk, Youth Orchestra Program, Conductor, Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra
Sandy Goldie, Youth Orchestra Program, Conductor, Youth Concert Orchestra
Melissa Jones, Youth Orchestra Program, Conductor, Camerata Strings
Matt Wilson, Conductor, String Sinfonietta
Justin Alexander, Conductor, Percussion Ensemble
Dana McComb, Honors & Music Theory Instructor
For education inquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richmond Symphony Chorus
Anthony Blake Clark, Interim Chorus Director
For chorus inquiries, please email email@example.com.
For the Richmond Symphony Foundation and Rennolds Society please email Trish Poupore, Donor Relations Director for the Richmond Symphony Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org