Advisory Board

  • Mike Eldred – Advisory Board Member, Guest Educator

    Mike Eldred is one of North America’s most in-demand and beloved tenors, thrilling audiences in concert halls, on Broadway, and on recordings, radio and television. He appeared on Broadway in Les Miserables as “Jean Valjean”, and in the original cast of the Tony-nominated The Civil War. He performed in the 25th anniversary tour of Jesus […]

  • Cassandra Sunell – Advisory Board Member

    Born in Denver, Colorado, the Rocky Mountains have always brought a feeling of home to Cassandra, where she then spent over 20 years in the beautiful Flathead Valley of Northwest Montana. She is a graduate from Flathead High School and graduate from the University of Montana with a degree in International Business. She now works […]

  • Allan McGarvey – Advisory Board Member

    A leading local Montana attorney by profession, Allan is also an extremely talented baritone and performs extensively with the Glacier Symphony & Chorale. Allan contributed in many ways to all the ETP workshops since 2008. He coached the young singers individually, developing their understanding of vocal performance, while also collaborating with renowned tenor Mike Eldred […]

  • Paul Larson – Advisory Board Member

    Paul is the founder/President of Taylar Development, a firm partnering with theater, dance, and opera companies, along with symphony orchestras, performing arts venues and museums across the U.S., to both consult on and manage fundraising and marketing campaigns. Arts education has been important to Paul since theater and choral groups in high school, to fundraising messaging today. […]

  • Erika Johnson – Advisory Board Member

    Erika was born and raised in Montana and is proud to call the beautiful Flathead Valley home.  After graduating Flathead High School, she attended Willamette University in Salem, Oregon and obtained a B.A. in Economics.   While studying abroad in Asia during college, Erika realized the importance of multiculturalism and diversity.  An incurable adventure enthusiast, […]

  • Valeri McGarvey – Advisory Board Member

    A highly-esteemed Drama Instructor, Valeri McGarvey is well- versed in both classical and contemporary theatrical texts, having directed numerous productions at Flathead High School in Kalispell, MT where she teaches English and theatre classes, and also serves as the Director of Theatre for FHS. As a past guest educator for the ETP Workshop, Valeri enthusiastically […]

  • Shareen Springer – Advisory Board Member

    Shareen is the Executive Director of the Center for Restorative Youth Justice (CRYJ). CRYJ’s programs work one-on-one with youth and victims of juvenile crime to ‘reweave the fabric’ of relationships (community, family, peers) that are broken or strained when crimes are committed – promoting true accountability, inspiring greater human connection, and increasing community safety. CRYJ’s […]

  • Matt Springer – Advisory Board Member

    Matt Springer is the first full-time grant writer at Flathead Valley Community College. In the last three years, grants have helped triple FVCC’s nursing program and launch a new approach to manufacturing education. Grants have also helped the college initiate a biotechnology program, refurbish FVCC’s engineering and physics programs, initiate an agriculture program and on- […]

  • Robin Schaefer – Advisory Board Member

    Robin Schaefer has been involved in fitness, acting, and modeling all her life. Born and raised in Colorado, she become a nationally ranked gymnast by age 9 and participated in all things “performance”, including singing, dancing, acting, theater, and cheerleading. Her love of the arts flourished at age 13 when she selected to play “Tessie” […]

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