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It takes people to make music and stage an impressive musical event. This site tells about the music director and conductor, the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, the Oak Ridge Chorus, the ORCMA Board of Directors, and the ORCMA staff, including Michelle Powell, the executive director, and her family. All these dedicated people make up the family of ORCMA.

Executive Committee

Richard Ward, President Jerry Eddlemon, Secretary
Audrey Stelson and Syd Ball,
Past Presidents
Roger Johnson, Chorus President
John Gunning, Treasurer Susan Gunning, Symphony Representative

Board of Directors

Cynthia Bates James Rome
Janet Charles Bill Schwenterly
Beth Fetzer Hal Schmitt
Adolf King Rangan Sukumar
Amanda Pendley Kim Warther
Carol Plasil Marci Willison
Alicia Randisi-Hooker  


Dan Allcott Music Director & Conductor
Michelle Powell Executive Director
Seth Maples Chorus Director
Cathy Whitten Accompanist
Scott Eddlemon Personnel Manager

Chorus Officers

Roger Johnson, President Gene Dunaway, Secretary
Kim Warther, Treasurer Nancy Hardin, Librarian
Joan-Ellen Zucker, ORCMA Board Representative