Who We Are

Board of Trustees

Julian Grant, Co-Chair
Michele Slocum, Co-Chair and Treasurer
Josephine Nagle, Secretary

Andrea Chowansky
Edward Dippold
Stephanie Wedeking
Lytisha Williams

Carol Burden, ex-officio
Ronnie Ragen, ex-officio


Advisory Board

Kelly Ingram
     President, I Am Trenton Community Foundation
Roy Lavine
     President, US 1 Express
Lili Levinowitz
     Co-Author of "Music Together"
     Professor of Music Education (retired), Rowan University
Sunghae Anna Lim
     Studio Instructor, Princeton University

Paul Redwood
     Senior Research Engineer, Church & Dwight
Ingrid I. Reed
     Policy Analyst (retired), The Eagleton Institute
     Founding Board Member, New Jersey Future
Willard Alonzo Stanback, Esq.
     Principal, Willard Alonzo Stanback, P.C.
Stanford Thompson
     Founder and Executive Director, Play on Philly!
     Chairman, El Sistema USA

John D. Thurber
     Vice President for Public Affairs, Thomas Edison State University
Marcia Wood, Founder and Director Emerita
Ellen Saxon, Founder and Director Emerita


Administrative Staff

Carol Burden, Executive Director
Ronnie Ragen, Early Childhood Program Director
Lydia Veilleux, Orchestra Program Director
Enrique Rivera, Grant Site Coordinator
Antonio Ruiz, Dunn Site Coordinator
Kelsey Swanson, Trenton Makes - WORDS! Program Coordinator
Kelly Paul, Bookkeeper


Trenton Music Makers Teaching Artists

Margaret (Peg) Banks, violin and viola
Kaitlyn Baum, cello
Barrington Brown, violin and viola
Nathan Cohen, musicianship
Frederic Henry, violin and viola
Anita Hill, cello
Steven Jack, drumming
Steven Merdian, musicianship
Jody Rajesh, violin and viola
Jose Gregorio Sanchez Rodriguez, violin and viola


Early Childhood Teaching Specialists

Ellen Acuna
Janet Campbell
Joyce Kay
Kelsey Swanson