Advisory Board

Charles Ardai   Entrepreneur, founder and former CEO of Juno.

Jen Chapin   Musician, social activist, educator; Recording artist, Hybrid Recordings, Chair of the Board of Directors, WHY (World Hunger Year)

Dr. Julie Dercle   Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, California State University, Northridge; former Planning Official for the City of Big Bear Lake, California, with over a decade of experience in artist management and motion picture production.

Maestro David Effron  Professor of Instrumental Conducting, Indiana University; former conductor of New York City Opera, and former faculty at The Curtis Institute and The Eastman School of Music.

Mitchell Estrin  Professor of Clarinet, University of Florida at Gainesville; regular performer for the New York Philharmonic for the past 18 years.

Dr. Robert Freeman  Dean of the College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin; former Director of The Eastman School of Music and The New England Conservatory of Music.

Abe Gill  Chairman of Technology Management and Marketing Department, Jerusalem College of Technology; 20 years of management, business development and marketing experience at medium and large high tech firms in the US and Israel.

Robert Johnston  President, Executive Council of New York.

Tom Lipscomb  Columnist, Chicago Sun Times.

Rochelle Maltz  Compuware Corporation.

Elizabeth Miracky  Managing Director, Lehman Brothers; former partner at Booz Allen & Hamilton and Ernst & Young.

Dr. Paul R. Prabhaker  Associate Dean of the Stuart Graduate School of Business at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Ahin Savara  Founder and CEO of Filmport; recognized expert in Internet technologies and the future of entertainment.

Margaret Sibbitt  London School of Economics, Oxford, Wellesley College, University of London; Nebraska Cattle Rancher.

James Undercofler  Director and Dean, The Eastman School of Music.

Fredrick A. Valauri, M.D., F.A.C.S.  Dr. Valauri is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and in Hand Surgery in private practice in Manhattan since 1987. He has a specific interest in hand problems of the performing artist, and is the executive producer of an independent label Jazz CD.

Dr. Steve Wogaman  Artistic Director, New Performing Arts, Inc. Executive Director, The Allentown Symphony.