Music That Brings Us Together
Music on Main has developed an international reputation as one of today’s leading-edge classical and contemporary music programmers. We create informal, intimate experiences filled with great music that connect musicians and audiences.
It’s an idea both simple and sophisticated: Why restrict quality music to the concert hall?The Vancouver Sun
Dave is Music on Main’s founder and Artistic Director, earning a reputation as one of today’s leading-edge concert programmers. He is a frequent curator and speaker at conferences and festivals around the world and served as Artistic Director of ISCM World New Music Days 2017, the largest new music festival in Canada’s history.
Artistic Planning & Operations Manager
Shayna is responsible for the overall management of MoM’s operations and the planning and production of concerts. She completed her MBA at the Schulich School of Business at York University with a specialized diploma in Arts and Media Management. Shayna holds the position of board treasurer for The Jessie Richardson Theatre Award Society.
Cathleen is responsible for fundraising and donor stewardship at MoM. An experienced arts administrator as well as professional singer with a Master of Music performance, Cathleen has worked with music and theatre organizations in Vancouver and Montreal. Cathleen enjoys creating community through relationships, supporting musicians and music creation, and ticking boxes on grant applications.
Julia is responsible for numerous artistic projects, such as developing platforms for Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsliel-Waututh artists. Julia is an artist-scholar-cultural worker-teacher. She has degrees in vocal performance from Stanford University and the Eastman School of Music, and recently completed a PhD in ethnomusicology at UBC. She currently teaches at UBC a class in Performance and Research-Creation.
Sara is responsible for the marketing at MoM. She has an undergraduate degree in violin performance, and still enjoys performing. As a performer, she became very interested in the administrative side of the arts, and went on to complete a Masters in arts administration at Indiana University. She has since worked in communications and development at classical music festivals, operas, museums, and even a space agency!
Digital Content Strategist
Joanna is responsible for developing and implementing MoM’s digital initiatives. A professional singer and UBC music graduate, Joanna has also served in a variety of roles off-stage: concert, audio and video producer, video director and editor, project manager, facilitator, and strategist. Joanna enjoys creating community-building arts programs and is developing her conducting skills.
Audience Services Manager
Mickey is responsible for audience services at MoM. She is here to guide through the ticket booking process and answer your questions at the concerts. Mickey’s educational background is in theatre. She is an experienced event professional and has worked with most of Vancouver’s film festivals and has volunteered for many performing arts organizations. Art in all of its forms feeds your heart and soul.
Carolyn is a Chartered Professional Accountant, who embarked on her first career in corporate finance, specializing in cash flow management, debt management, management of banking relationships, financial modelling, and strategic planning for billion-dollar companies. Carolyn is sought after by the not-for-profit sector, including registered charities, to bring her depth of experience and passion for the arts to organizations requiring proficiency in not-for-profit accounting.