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
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.
Development & Communications
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.
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.
Rachel Ciprotti, Jennifer Wu, Jennie St., Andrea Lai, Virginia Wright, Rose Gear, Jenny Gray, Jonathan Icasas.
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.
Na Hyung Choi
Geologist-turned-programmer, violinist, and servant to two cats. When let outside, Na Hyung loves to hike, ski, and pick delicious Northwest fruit.
.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.
Samuel is a software engineer at Google, builder of little programming projects, founder of InTouch, ex-architectural consultant, and former resident of the PRC. He lives in San Francisco, CA.
Additional members of the engineering team: Jack Newton, Kevin Zhou, Matthew Bae, Jennifer Wu, and Olaf Minkowicz.
Veronica De La Peña
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.
Board of Directors
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.
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.
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.