From the beginning, Pacific Youth Choir has been guided and supported by professionals from both the business and arts communities. Our philosophy of modest, steady growth, fiscal responsibility, and musical excellence provides a stable yet exciting environment for young singers.

Board of Directors

Andrew Premavardhan

Tawnya Fox

Larissa Banitt

Debbie Glaze

Lisa Klucevek

Hilary O'Hollaren

Kinnari Shah

Geetha Somayajula

Robert Trotman

Mia Hall Miller
Artistic Director Emeritus

Honorary Board Members

Rodney Eichenberger
Internationally known choral conductor, clinician, and Professor of Choral Studies at Florida State University

Katherine FitzGibbon
Associate Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities at Lewis and Clark College / Artistic Director of Portland’s professional Resonance Ensemble

Lynn Frohnmayer
Supporter of the arts and education

David Hattner
Artistic Director, Portland Youth Philharmonic

Carlos Kalmar
Music Director, Oregon Symphony

Terrence Pancoast
Partner at Stoel Rives LLP Attorneys at Law

John Strege
Retired - Director of Music at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Dawn Upshaw
Three-time Grammy Award winner, internationally renowned soprano