Sue Goodenow, Bel Canto, Sonoro & Vivace

Sue completed the Bachelor of Science Education at the University of Iowa, and the Master of Music with a choral conducting emphasis from the University of Nevada, Reno. Sue has conducted the Concert Choir, Summer Symphonic Choir, and Women's Choir at UNR, and several Washoe County high school choirs.  She was the Director of Music at St. John's Presbyterian Church for 27 years, during which time she conducted vocal and handbell choirs for youth and adults, and played the organ for Sunday services.  Sue has been the accopmanist for Bella Voce Women's Ensemble since 2001.

Anna Freeman, Dolce

Anna Freeman has been teaching General Music and Choir for Washoe County School District in Reno, NV since 2010. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from the University of Nevada, Reno and a Master's Degree in Education from Lesley University. Anna believes that music education is the most powerful tool in building a better tomorrow.


Ashley Monnin, Con Brio

Ashley Monnin received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Capital University in 2008 and her Master of Music in Music Education with Kodaly Emphasis from Capital University in 2015. Ms. Monnin has taught music in the Washoe County School District since 2008, working with students in kindergarten to sixth grade at Echo Loder Elementary School and Juniper Elementary School. She  continues to perform music, previously with the Reno Wind Symphony and currently with the Reno Philharmonic Chorus. She enjoys playing keys in her church worship band and strumming around on the ukulele for fun. 

Andrea Lenz, Accompanist

Andrea Lenz is a retired Associate Professor of Music at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she has been teaching since 1976. After studying at Mills College with Jean-Louis LeRoux, she finished her Bachelor of Music in Oboe Performance and her Master of Music in Composition from the University of New Mexico. She retired as Principal Oboist of the Reno Chamber Orchestra, the Reno Philharmonic, and the Nevada Opera in 2010, after having served in that position for over 35 years

Board of Directors

Chris Rahimzadeh President
Peggy Baker Treasurer
Kindra Fox Volunteer Coordinator
Cathy Hancock Uniforms
Dan & Amy Barthel Fundraising