Los Gatos Music & Arts Board Members 2016
Board of Directors:
Jonathan Knowles – Chairman of the Board
Teri Hope, Board President & CFO
Advisory Board Members:
Elke Groves, Fine Arts Advisor
Joanne Talesfore, Educational Advisor
Bradford Marsalis, Artistic Advisor
Jazz Team Committee:
Michael Jacobi – Executive Producer
& Jazz Artistic Director
Teri Hope – Co-Executive Producer
& Jazz Series Chairperson
Bruce Labadie – Associate Producer
Jessica Kashian – Program Manager
& Special Events Coordinator
Rebecca Jepsen – PR
& Outreach Chairperson
Ginger McDonald – GALA Auction
Elaine Seid – Patron Seating
Michael Silva – Park Logistics
Diane Price – Hospitality
Andrea Skov – Hospitality & Special Events
JoAn Smith – Community Liason
& Volunteer Coordinator
Los Gatos Music & Arts
101 W. Main St.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
a 501(c)(3) Corporation
Los Gatos Music & Arts provides opportunities for our Silicon Valley community to enjoy and appreciate a full spectrum of fine arts through live performances, exhibitions and educational programs. We produce outstanding quality, free-to-the-public concerts, featuring world-class local and international musicians. Additionally, we sponsor youth workshops and provide funding for music and arts programs for people of all ages.
Los Gatos Music & Arts envisions a world where all people have the opportunity to experience the joy of inspiration through creative arts.
Los Gatos Music & Arts is guided by the following set of principles and core values:
We Are Committed to:
Producing free live music performances accessible to all.
Nurturing future audiences and artists through live performances.
Supporting Artists by hiring original singers, songwriters, musicians and composers.
Preservation of ethnic and cultural music traditions and art forms.
Partnering with other music and arts organizations.
Curating by shaping relationships among artists, exhibition spaces, and audiences.
Empowering Youth through mentoring, volunteerism and intern opportunities.
Educating through workshops, master classes and lecture programs.
Sponsoring educational programs and important fine arts projects.
Building Community by engaging community members to contribute to the cultural health of our neighborhoods and Silicon Valley communities.
Appreciating the value contributed by all staff, volunteers, artists and patrons through their generous donations of time, talents and financial support.
Stewardship and preservation of our human resources in order to maintain stability and viability of our organization.
Uniting People of different life experiences to promote understanding across cultural boundaries.