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Board & Councils

Board & Councils

Board & Councils

New Music USA Board of Directors


Frederick Peters, Chair (President, Warburg Realty Partnership)
Kristin Lancino, Vice Chair (President & Artistic Director, La Jolla Music Society)
Matías Tarnopolsky, Secretary (Director, Cal Performances)
Joseph Walker, Treasurer (Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, JP Morgan; Board Member, Roulette)
Ed Harsh, President and CEO


Theodore Chapin (President/Chief Creative Officer, Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization)
Dorothea Endicott (Arts administrator and composer)
Daniel S. Godfrey (Professor and Chair, Department of Music, Northeastern University)
Amy Iwano (Executive Director, University of Chicago Presents)
James Kendrick (Attorney at Law, Alter, Kendrick & Baron, LLP; Acting President, European American Distributors LLC)
Alan Kornberg (Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison)
Marya Martin (Founder and Artistic Director, Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival)
Gayle Morgan (Former Program officer, Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust)
Phyllis Mills (Philanthropist)
Barbara Petersen (Former Assistant VP, BMI Classical, and Musicologist)
Frances Richard (Consultant, ASCAP)
Esa-Pekka Salonen (Composer; Principal Conductor, London’s Philharmonia Orchestra and the Conductor Laureate for the Los Angeles Philharmonic)

Steven Stucky, Founding Member
In Memoriam

Steve Reich, Trustee Emeritus

Program Council

Derek Bermel (Composer, performer)
Seth Boustead (Composer; Host, Relevant Tones)
Sarah Cahill (Pianist, producer, writer)
Michael Ching (Composer, conductor)
Christine Clark (President, Theodore Front Musical Literature, Inc.)
Jean Cook (Violinist, Former acting executive director of Future of Music Coalition)
Reena Esmail (Composer, pianist)
Gabriela Lena Frank (Composer, performer)
Jennifer Jolley (Composer; co-founder, North American Opera Workshop)
Laura Karpman (Composer)
George Lewis (Composer, performer, Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music, Columbia University)
Jimmy Lopez (Composer)
Paula Matthusen (Composer)
Harold Meltzer (Composer; Artistic Director, Sequitur)
Robert Xavier Rodriguez (Composer, conductor, educator)
Alex Shapiro (Composer)