Board of Directors

Darla Bair, President

Dr. Lindsay Edwards, Alumna

Tina McAuliffe, Treasurer

Alois Rubenacker, Secretary

Mary Scott

Honorary Board Members

Dr. William Cahn

Mitzie Collins

Julia Figueras

Dr. James John

Darla Bair, Artistic Director   

Miss Bair maintains an active career as a conductor. In addition to the Amadeus Chorale, she is the Artistic Director for the Spencerport Community Chorus. She studied Voice with Nancy Kennedy at the Eastman School of Music and holds degrees in Music Education, and Interdisciplinary Arts. Miss Bair has been the Guest Conductor for many All-county Chorus Festivals and in January, 2010 received the Golden Apple Teacher award from Rochester's Channel 8. She has authored several books, including "Singing Families" - a Music idea book for Music teachers and home schooling families. "Gingerbread Manor Cookbook", and "Teaching Music Theory through Christmas Carols". Miss Bair is the Secretary of the Greater Rochester Choral Consortium and taught Theory, Advanced Placement Theory and Chorus at the High School level.  She is an ordained Interfaith Clergy and is the Director of the Calm in the Chaos Interfaith Center.  To her great delight, she has performed the weddings for several former Amadeus singers!   

Laurie Camman, Executive Director

Mrs. Camman held two positions on our Board of Advisors before stepping up to take the helm: Volunteer Coordinator and Fundraising Chairperson. She and her husband Michael have two daughters, the youngest of whom is a ten-year veteran of the Amadeus Chorale. Laurie has acted and sung since childhood and has been seen playing the role of "killer" in the Amadeus Chorale's Murder Mystery Dinners. She brings her skills and talents from the corporate world to this leadership position in the Amadeus Chorale.two positions on our Board of Advisors before stepping up to take the helm: Volunteer Coordinator and Fundraising Chairperson. 

Sally Martin, Collaborative Pianist and Grace Notes Director 

Mrs. Martin holds degrees in Piano and Curriculum and Planning from Roberts Wesleyan College. She teaches Pre-K through Grade 6 Music at the Holley Central School District and directs the 5/6 Chorus. She is the Music Director for the Brockport United Methodist Church, where she plays organ and conducts the choirs. Sally is nationally certified to teach the "Music Together" young children's program, and is a member of MENC, NYSSMA and GRAOSA. Mrs. Martin's lyrics were featured in "We Sing for the children", written by Mary Lynn Lightfoot and published by Heritage Press. Sally has directed both the Children's and Youth Choirs for the Amadeus Chorale and has directed the Grace Notes program since its inception. 

Board of Advisors

Executive Director, Laurie Camman

Financial Secretary, Mary Beth Strohm

Fund Raising Chair, Denice Welch

Project Manager, Molly Zavala

Secretary, Tracy Berthin

Wardrobe Chair, Kathy Sebring

Choir Manager, Brockport Cantorei, Suzanne Glann

Choir Manager, Brockport Concert Choir, Kim Weader

Choir Managers, Victor Concert Choir, Nancy Belec and Cathy Phelps

Choir Manager, Victor Cantorei/WolfGang, Juliann Smith


Assistant Conductor, Christian Drew

Head Usher, Sue DiGiacco

Office Assistant, Kate McAuliffe

Reception Coordinator, Donnette Boucher

Rehearsal Accompanist, Julianne Smith

Sound Tech, Mark Boucher

Videographer, Tim Strohm