Who is OPUS?


Executive Board of Directors

  • President: Audrone Meiliulyte Galentas
  • Vice President: Kevin Moriarity
  • Secretary: Lily Chen Lin
  • Treasurer: Helena Cai
  • Director of Marketing and Strategies: Karen Do
  • Director of Community Relations: Denise West
  • President Emeritus: Linda Lin Yu

Organizing Board

  • Ambassadors: John Brubaker, Giselle Harquail Dupuy, Rocio Fisher, Dr. MeShelda Jackson, Rachel Vanderploeg, Irene Anderson, Kan Chou, Alanna Mientus, Sandee Bernklau, Phyllis Anderson
  • Hospitality: Rachel Vanderploeg, Camp Administrative Assistant
  • Fundraisers / Donations & Community Outreach: Barbara Norris Coates, Denise West, William Small, Jr., John Schlaman, Paulette Moffett
  • Editor-in-Chief: Karen Rosenberg
  • Membership: Sasha Giles
  • Strategic Planning: Terry Liu
  • e-Newsletter Issuance & Technology / Website: Kevin Moriarity, Preeti Kulkarni
  • Photography: Marlene Castaneda


  • Music Director: Mara Gallagher
  • Assistant Music Director: Dr. Mark Liu
  • Piano Coordinator: Sooka Wang
  • Artists-in-Residence / Orion Ensemble Representative: Kathy Pirtle, Florentina Ramniceanu

Board of Advisors

  • Dr. Linda Lin Yu, Founding President (1999-2001) and President Emeritus
  • Kathy Macko, President, 2001-2002
  • Isabella Dudreck, President, 2002-2004
  • Yvonne Fawell, President, 2004-2006
  • Laurel Holden, President, 2007-2009
  • Soo Chang, President, 2010-2013
  • David Walden, President, 2013-2015

OPUS is a charitable [IRS 501(c)3], not-for-profit organization that actively supports and promotes chamber and orchestral music education for young musicians.