Philip Maneval

Philip has served Marlboro since 1982, where he is responsible for managing the Festival’s staff, budgeting, overall fundraising, and general administration.

Miles Cohen

Since 1998 Miles has worked at Marlboro joining the Scheduling Department in 2000 and remaining there since then assisting Administrator Tony Checchia and the Marlboro Artistic Director(s) with all artistic and organizational operations.

Jennifer Loux

As Admissions Director since 2007, Jennifer works closely with Anthony Checchia on all artistic arrangements, including the organization of auditions and the invitation of senior musicians.

Brian Potter

Brian Potter coordinates communications and festival operations year-round from Vermont. He also directs communications for Potash Hill and has enjoyed a long association with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, where he served as Communications Director from 2016-24. Brian holds an English degree from Wake Forest University and worked previously for the American Philosophical Society in…

Patricia Manley

Patricia Manley believes in music as a form of connection that brings together people of all ages and backgrounds. An active performing musician for many years, Pat has played double bass with many symphonic and chamber ensembles in North and South America. She has directed community arts organizations, most recently as Branch Director with Settlement…

Karen Kloster

Karen Kloster joined the Marlboro Music family in 1987 as Head Stage Manager and then transitioned to Operations Director. She works directly with the Potash Hill staff for the annual transition of the facilities to Marlboro Music. She oversees the piano deliveries from Steinway and housing preparation for musicians and staff and coordinates the arrivals…

Deirdre O’Connell

Deirdre (Dee) O’Connell  joined the Marlboro team in the spring of 2021. Originally from Norwood, NJ, she holds a BA in Accounting from St. Peter’s College and an MBA in Finance from Iona College. She has worked previously at PR Newswire and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. In her spare…

Koji Otsuki

Koji Otsuki is Marlboro’s head music librarian, software developer, and Bach specialist. He received a Master’s degree in choral conducting from Temple University and studied Bach in Tokyo as a Japanese government fellow under Masaaki Suzuki, director of the Bach Collegium Japan. While in Tokyo, he also studied baroque violin, flauto traverso, baroque voice, and…

Ara Guzelimian

Ara Guzelimian is Artistic Consultant for Marlboro Music. In addition, he is Artistic and Executive Director of the Ojai Festival in California. Mr. Guzelimian served as Provost and Dean of the Juilliard School in New York City from 2007 to 2020. He continues at Juilliard in the role of Special Advisor, Office of the President….

Patrick LaVecchia-Burke

Patrick joined the Marlboro team in the fall of 2017, having previously worked for the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. Patrick holds a degree in Music Education and Music Business from the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam. A native of the Adirondacks, he was a music teacher in the Plattsburgh City School District before moving…

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