Leadership

Director Shawn Aluk

Shawn Aluk begins his second tenure as chorus director. He led us as the 3rd chorus director from 2011 through the spring of 2015. Shawn Aluk completed his music degree at the University of Michigan and has also been a music educator in San Francisco.

Under Shawn's leadership the chorus broadened its performing scope, singing at several new functions including the Marin County Fair, a toy-drive event in San Francisco, and most notably as a backup group for the well known Irish band, The Chieftans. Shawn also managed the move of our public holiday and spring concerts to a new location, the Marin Civic Center Showcase Theater, where we often had guest groups join us in performance. Also, Shawn moved the chorus away from the 'standard dress' (blue blazer, grey slacks, and Derryberry striped tie) to tuxedos for the holiday and spring public concerts and to black turtlenecks and grey slacks for fall/winter performances or black short-sleeve shirts for spring performances at assisted living and other informal concerts.

Accompanist Heather Creighton

Heather Creighton has served as a faculty member at the New England Conservatory Preparatory Department, Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and San Domenico School in San Anselmo, California. She is a former principal keyboard player for the Marin Symphony and performs both as a soloist and collaborative pianist around the Bay Area. Heather earned a Bachelors Degree in Piano Performance from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and a Masters Degree in Piano Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music.

General Manager Tom Cromwell

Tom Cromwell