Symphony Staff

The Venice Symphony Staff

Executive Office

Christine Kasten

Candace Kurtz
Manager of Office Operations and Board Liaison

Artistic Operations

Dana Kimble
Vice President of Artistic Operations

Tim Ferguson
Production Manager + Senior Education Consultant

Al Lyman
Principal Librarian

Terry Williams
Assistant Librarian

Patricia Dunlap
Musician Host Program Coordinator

Music Education, Community Engagement

John Castleman
Director of Education and Outreach

Nicole Rawley 
VSYO Director

Joe Martinez 
VSYO Conductor


Holly Anderson
Vice President of Philanthropy

Jon DeVries
Director of Memberships and Annual Fund

Barbara Jackson
Senior Director of Special Events & Corporate Engagement

Position Open
Manager of Philanthropy Communications


Jon Wiley
Director of Marketing and Communications

Dania Hammad
Digital Marketing Manager

Alison Posner-Solares
Patron Services and Ticketing Manager

Stacy Rector
Graphic Designer

Judy Purple
Graphic Designer