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The Music Monday series is produced and organized by Ed Alley (click name for full bio), with the assistance of the following advisors:

Joseph Holt (click name for full bio)

Marilyn Horne, one of the world’s greatest mezzo-sopranos, is also the founder of the Marilyn Horne Foundation (now known as the Marilyn Horne Legacy at Carnegie Hall), exploring the art of song. Through her Foundation, she has assisted and encouraged some of today’s greatest singers, and we are proud to be able to share some of these artists, hand-selected by Ms. Horne, with audiences at SILL.

Daniel Jordan, concertmaster of the Sarasota Orchestra and violinist in the Sarasota String Quartet, is also the assistant principal second violinist of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Joy McIntyre, a much sought-after voice teacher and music pedagogue, has had a major career singing in Europe and teaching in America. She is a past President of SILL.

Robert Sherman (click name for full bio)

Susan Wadsworth established Young Concert Artists in 1961. YCA is dedicated to discovering and launching the careers of extraordinary young musicians, and has been very successful, including soprano Dawn Upshaw, violinist Pinchas Zucherman and pianists Richard Goode, Emmanuel Ax, and Murray Perahia among its most successful alumni.