Kelley Downey, Executive Director

Allison Flors, Chief Operations Officer


Board of Directors

Adam Martin, Interim Board Chair, Associate at Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson

Alex Kim, Treasurer, Former Musical Empowerment at NC State Co-President, Consultant and Data Scientist at Deloitte

Meera Chakravarthy, Senior Associate at Public-Private Strategies

Sally Hogan, Retired International Programs Executive, Bechtel Corporation

Ye Tun, Production Technician Senior at UCAE, Duke University

Dr. Ralph Barrett, Assistant Professor at North Carolina Central University

Jaclyn Hage, Director of Development, NC State Wilson College of Textiles 

Josh Allen, Former Musical Empowerment at High Point University Co-President, Doctor of Physical Therapy at Duke University

Shaun Andrews, Founder of tech startup, InspireInYou and leader at NCCU Men's Achievement Center

Kelley Downey (ex-officio), Executive Director of Musical Empowerment



James Moeser, Chancellor Emeritus of UNC-Chapel Hill, Professor of Music, and Senior Consultant for Special Initiatives at the UNC IAH

Christine Moseley, Founder of Carolina Music Outreach, Founder and CEO at Full Harvest

Terry Rhodes, Professor of Music and Senior Associate Dean for Fine Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill

Joan Gillings, Philanthropist, nonprofit advisor and volunteer, Chapel Hill, NC

Michael Richard, Retired Corporate Vice President and Treasurer at McDonald’s Corporation

Meredith Richard, Former Executive Director, Individual Giving Manager at Merit School of Music 

Ketura Parker, Director of Development for Carolina Performing Arts


D'Addario Foundation

Google Fiber

InfUUsions Giving Circle

The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation

Mockingbird Foundation

North Carolina Arts Council

Oak Foundation

Orange County Arts Commission

Strowd Roses Foundation

WCPE Education Fund

Wells Fargo

The William R Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust

Youth Forward

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