Advisors & Consultants

“There must be a very close connection between that which we call integrity in art and simple basic good-will towards men.”
— Robert Shaw


Joe Bankoff, former Vice-Chair ASO Board; former President/CEO Woodruff Arts Center
Brad Currey, Jr., former Chair, Board of Directors, Woodruff Arts Center and ASO; former banker and businessman
Ann Curry, non-profit fundraising expert; President, Coxe, Curry & Assoc.
Clayton Farnham, retired lawyer; sang with Robert Shaw in ASO Chorus and Carnegie Hall choral workshops
Kitty Farnham, curator of two Woodruff Arts Center exhibitions about Robert Shaw (1988, 1999)
Nola Frink, ASO Choral Administrator and Administrative Assistant to Conductor Robert Shaw
Betty Fuller, former Chair, Board of Directors, ASO; Life Director of the ASO
Alex Hitz, son of Caroline Shaw
Ben F. Johnson, retired Managing Partner, Alston & Bird; former Chair, Board of Directors, ASO
Billy Levine, Senior Managing Director, SunTrust Private Wealth Management
David Lowance, M.D., long-time friend and personal physician of Robert Shaw
David Morrow, Professor and Director Morehouse Glee Club, Morehouse College
Lois Reitzes, distinctive voice of WABE since 1979; Producer and host, Second Cup Concert
Karuna Shah, M.D., Board Member, Atlanta Young Singers
Doris Shaheen, Atlanta philanthropist
Thomas Shaw, son of Robert and Caroline Shaw
Murry Sidlin, distinguished American conductor, conductor/creator of the Defiant Requiem Project
John A. Wallace, well-respected Atlanta lawyer; former member of Executive Committee, Board of Directors, ASO; brother-in-law of Robert Shaw
Laura S. Wallace, sister of Caroline Shaw
Adair White, community volunteer
Sue S. Williams, musician and arts advocate



Richard Boursy, Ph.D., head archivist, Yale Music Library
Christine Brewer, leading American dramatic soprano soloist
Keith Burris, Ph.D., Shaw biographer, Deep River: The Life and Music of Robert Shaw
John Cooledge, M.D., ASO Board of Counselors; ASOC charter member
Joseph Flummerfelt, music director, Spoleto Festival USA; Artistic Director Emeritus, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ
Vance George, Director Emeritus, San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Martin Goldsmith, host of Symphony Hall on Sirius XM Satellite Radio; former host of National Public Radio's Performance Today
Lynn Harrell, renowned Grammy-winning cellist; godson of Robert Shaw
Miles Hoffman, violist, American Chamber Players; music commentator, NPR; Assoc. Professor of Viola, Converse College
Ann Howard Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Music, Boston Univ.; 15-year choral assistant, Robert Shaw
Nick Jones, retired program editor / annotator, ASO; ASOC charter member
Norman Mackenzie, ASO Director of Choruses
Elaine Martone, Festival Producer, Ojai Music Festival; Exec. Producer, Spring for Music festival; Producer, Sonarc Records; former Exec. VP, Telarc
Sylvia McNair, renowned soprano soloist; Indiana University Music School faculty
Alice Parker, composer, arranger and long-time collaborator of Robert Shaw
Robert Sedoris, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, choral conducting, The Ohio State University, Lima campus
Marietta Simpson, renowned mezzo-soprano soloist
John Sparrow, former Vice President and General Manager, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
John Weatherford, Chief Operating Officer, Public Broadcasting Atlanta (WABE, PBA 30)
Robert Woods, founder and former president, Telarc Records; founder, Sonarc Music
Jamil Zainaldin, Ph.D., President, Georgia Humanities Council