About Us

PARTNERS FOR THE ARTS, INC.

  • encourages and promotes the career of emerging performing artists by sponsoring competitions and public presentations
  • promotes and interacts with performing arts organizations and schools of music in mutually beneficial activities, and
  • collaborates with others to develop educational programs that nurture audience development and love of classical music and the arts.

Board of Directors (*Founding Members)

Chairman of the Board and President
*Leilane Grimaldi Mehler

Vice-President
Tom Helinski

Secretary
Alan Savada

Treasurer
Dena Feeney 

Artistic Directors
*Dr. Elaine R. Walter, Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Fazio, D.M.A

Director of outreach
*Audrey Pendergast

Director of Communications
Sherry Watkins

Artistic Liaison 
*Victoria Tresansky

 

Diana Bohn

Connie Donohoe

Mark W. Ohnmacht

 

Emeriti:
*Cyd M. Everett 

*Robert Misbin, MD