Veronica Bashbush, Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org). Veronica is an enthusiastic and life-long trombone player and musician. Her love of music was the spark that inspired her to transition from engineering to arts management. Veronica holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management. She is a 2010 graduate of the League of American Orchestras Essentials of Orchestra Management seminar and began her career in arts management at the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.
Michael Zwiebach, Senior Editor/ Content Manager (email@example.com). Michael decides on all of SFCV's content, assigns all articles, oversees video production, and does editing. He manages the writing staff, engages new writers, and writes articles himself as needed. A member of SFCV from the beginning, Michael holds a Ph.D. degree in music history from the University of California, Berkeley.
Catherine Getches, Managing Editor (firstname.lastname@example.org). Catherine edits Music News, concert reviews, previews, and other content, and manages online production and production of the weekly newsletters. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The International Herald Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, Salon, and The Wall Street Journal. She received her Masters in Journalism from Columbia University and Bachelors from Kenyon College.
Diane Dragone, Development Director (email@example.com). Diane oversees the fundraising, grants, and gift-giving programs, along with community relations of SFCV. She has been active in the San Francisco classical and cabaret music scene for nearly 30 years. Diane’s music store and performance space, Star Classics was recognized as the premier resource for classical and cabaret recordings in San Francisco. A native New Yorker, Diane holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hunter College and a Masters in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco. Please reach out to Diane to learn about the many ways you can support SFCV.
Tanya Chiu, Advertising and Membership Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org). Tanya handles advertising, memberships, events and registration, website and production support, and design as needed. She is a lifelong music appreciator and earned her Bachelors in Psychology from Dartmouth College.
Mark Woodworth, Associate Editor. Mark edits reviews. A freelance book editor, he has written cover stories for Dance Magazine and was dance and theater critic for San Francisco Sentinel. He has sung in many choruses, as well as conducted and arranged music.
Yesenia Sanchez, Bookkeeper (email@example.com).