Meet ICO Board of Directors

Membership is open to orchestras of all sizes, symphony leagues and guilds, youth orchestras, festivals, and individuals. ICO is governed by a Board of Directors who hail from arts organizations and businesses all over the state.



LapeTimothy Corpus, President Freelance Composer Chicago
Gregry Clemons      Greg Clemons, Vice President Harper College Palatine

     Susan Lape, Vice President

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Chicago

Thomas Sharp        Thomas Sharp, Treasurer

Midwest Young Artists

Perry Fisher      Perry Fisher, Secretary

Park Ridge Cultural Arts Council Park Ridge


Other Members of the Board

Emanuele Andrizzi Roosevelt University Chicago
Benjamin Firer Northern Illinois University DeKalb
Beth Hoover The Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest Oak Park/River Forest
Elisabeth Madeja  Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Chicago
Michael Mishra Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Anthony Porter Harper Symphony Orchestra Palatine
Christina Salerno Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Park Forest
Michelle Seibert Peoria Symphony Orchestra Peoria
Allen Tinkham Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Chicago
Lucas Wood Knox-Galesburg Symphony Orchestra Galesburg