SPSQC Advisory Board

The Saint Paul String Quartet Competition is an important and valuable teaching program of the Artaria String Quartet. The operations and management of the event is overseen by the Artaria Board of Directors and functions as a 501(c)3 nonprofit entity.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Karen Casanova, Chair

Reading Partners, Executive Director

 

Tom Peterson, Secretary

Google, Customer Engineer

 

David Grandstrand, Treasurer

TCF Banker, retired

 

Ray Shows, Artistic Administrator

Artaria String Quartet

St. Olaf College

 

Shira Burton

Attorney, Hennepin County

Public Defender's Office

 

David Knapp

Boston Scientific, V.P. Corporate Research

 

Nicole Parks

MA-ASTA, President
Semiosis Quartet

 

John M. Williams

Conductor-Violinist,
Grammy Award Winner

 

Artaria String Quartet

(ex officio)