About KJSO

Our Staff & Board


Artistic Staff

  • Andrew Koehler
    • Music Director and Conductor, Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Orchestra
  • Audrey Lipsey
    • Conductor, Prep and Training String Orchestras
  • Noah Krzan
    • Assistant Conductor, Prep String Orchestras
  • Luke Conklin
    • Co-Director, Prep Winds
  • Jesse Williams
    • Co-Director, Prep Winds


Board of Directors

  • Janelle Randall
    • President
  • Beth McCann
    • Vice President
  • Julie Peterson
    • Vice President
  • Margaret Hamilton
    • Secretary
  • Gary Smith
    • Treasurer
  • Maia Lintner
    • Player Director
  • Alex Bosak
    • Player Director
  • Ashley Lanting
  • Stuart Deming
  • Cindy Gustafson
  • Julie VanGyseghem
  • Jay Heckler
  • Kara Miyasato
  • Charlie Tomlinson
  • Raymond Wicks
  • Jermain Johnson
  • Janet Thieme

Youth Advisory Council

  • Alex Bosak and Maia Lintner, player directors
    • yac@kjso.org
  • Shane Dong
  • Annibelle Egan
  • Ilona Fiedorowicz
  • Guthrie Harris
  • Cadence Kirkham
  • Addison Randall
  • Salena Zhu


Executive Staff

  • Lee Fletcher, Executive Director
    • (269) 349-7557
    • lfletcher@kjso.org
  • Dave Crider, Operations Director
  • Michael Palmer, Operations Assistant
    • mpalmer@kjso.org




Read about our

History & Accomplishments.