Our team

The Live Music Project was created out of a shared love for music, community, and accessible data. We LOVE our volunteers and we would be grateful to have you with us! Join a team to get involved.

Programs & Administration


Shaya Lyon

Shaya Lyon
Founder & executive director

Product lead, UX designer, writer, artist, and casual pianist who loves organizing information. Passionate about collaborative creative processes, Shaya can often be found behind a camera, documenting performers in their natural habitat.

> shaya@livemusicproject.org
shayalyon.com

 

Development & Communications


Megan Ihnen
Megan Ihnen
Communications lead

Megan Ihnen is a mezzo-soprano on a mission to change the world through the commissioning, performance, and proliferation of new music. She performs with a number of ensembles across the country and is the creator and main content producer behind The Sybaritic Singer. The act of live performance is integral to Megan’s worldview and fuels her desire to see Live Music Project grow.

> megan@livemusicproject.org
> meganihnen.com

 

Calendar


Soren Hamm

Soren Hamm
Calendar editor

Soren Hamm is an award-winning classical saxophonist and teacher whose many performances include appearances on KING FM and Performance Today. He is a founding member of Onomatopoeia, a Seattle-based flute/saxophone/French horn trio, and has helped commission the first original repertoire for this combination of instruments. Soren is passionate about new music, chamber ensembles, and music outreach.

> sites.google.com/view/sorenhamm/home

 

Calendar Squad
Rachel Ciprotti, Jennifer Wu, Jennie St., Andrea Lai, Virginia Wright, Rose Gear

 

Technology


Nick Pozoulakis

Nick Pozoulakis
Programmer

Programmer by day, cellist by night, Nick likes building things and can’t get enough classical music. Nick joins the team as a web developer to make access to classical music even easier.

> nick@livemusicproject.org
linkedin.com/in/nicholaspozoulakis

 

Galen Broderick
Programmer

 

Alex Slover
Programmer

 

Jack Newton
Programmer

 

Carole Snyder

Carole Snyder
Programmer

.NET and C# programmer with a twinkle in her eye and a passion for music. Not to be deterred by a language barrier, Carole also took on PHP and WordPress for this project.

linkedin.com/in/carolersnyder

 

Sam Lyon

Samuel Lyon
Programmer

Samuel is a software engineer at Nerdwallet, builder of little programming projects, founder of InTouch, ex-architectural consultant, and former resident of the PRC. He lives in Oakland, CA.

linkedin.com/in/samuellyon

 

Creative


vero

Veronica De La Peña
Designer

In love with technology, art, history, music. The moving image, the narrative, individual persons’ stories, an instance and a nuance. Born in the heart of Mexico City, Veronica grew up with the influences of an old & modern city that is constantly reinventing itself.

theverito.com

 

Board of Directors


Kevin Clark

Kevin Clark
President & Treasurer

Kevin Clark is a Senior Product Manager at Pivotal Labs and a leader in technology and philanthropy, having previously served as Director of Platform at New Music USA and as a consultant to the MAP Fund and Creative Capital. Kevin also researches and teaches arts economics and entrepreneurship, and is an active composer.

kevinclarkcomposer.com

 

Maggie Stapleton

Maggie Stapleton
Vice President

Maggie is passionate about the access to and awareness of classical music, with a keen interest in new music. Maggie helped launch and cultivate Second Inversion, KING FM’s 24/7 streaming project dedicated to contemporary classical music. She is currently the Publicity Manager for Jensen Artists, a classical music public relations and management firm dedicated to developing the careers and telling the stories of today’s most vibrant classical musicians. Outside of music, Maggie enjoys cycling, hiking, rock climbing, cooking, and traveling.

Maggie’s LinkedIn

 

Sheila Oh

Sheila Oh
Secretary

Sheila directs the Computer Science Certificate Program at Seattle University. In her “spare” time, she can be found in the violin section of the Seattle Philharmonic, kicking up her heels with Sister Kate Dance Company, and supporting women in technology as a community leader of Anita Borg Institute.

linkedin.com/in/sheilaoh

 

Shaya Lyon

Shaya Lyon
Member-at-large

shayalyon.com