Administration

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EXECUTIVE & ARTISTIC DIRECTOR – In addition to his musical exploits (see artist bios), Marc has extensive experience in the business world. As President of St. Louis based AAM Recordings, he has been responsible for client development and relations, graphic design, insert layout and distribution services, as well as successfully negotiating an exclusive licensing agreement with Sony/BMG Music Entertainment. He has served on the Board of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and served on numerous committees within that organization. Since the year 2000 Marc has been involved in a real estate investment partnership, buying, selling and developing properties in Florida, and the Northern Ohio-Lake Erie area. He has also successfully completed the course work and testing to receive an insurance license from the State of Missouri.

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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS– James Wehrman brings a broad range of proficiencies to CMSSL and is an integral part of the organization. He is active in just about every facet of day-to-day administration and concert activity, from communication with musicians and website maintenance to preparing grant applications and lending his computer skills to various projects. A part of the musical community in the St. Louis area since the early 1980’s, Jim was a member of the St. Louis Symphony horn section until 2013. He also served several years as the orchestra’s Assistant Personnel Manager. Before coming to St. Louis, he was a professor of music at the University of Nebraska, and has continued his teaching as an adjunct music instructor at two local universities. In addition, Jim continues his wide-ranging pursuit of musical activities as a member of the choir at First Presbyterian Church in Kirkwood and as the conductor of the AIM Band, a community band dedicated to raising funds for the Kirkwood schools music programs.

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EDUCATION COORDINATOR – Alvin McCall serves as CMSSL Education Coordinator having previously served as Master Class Coordinator. His dedication to music education and his ability to connect with both students and teachers has shaped CMSSL education programs and partnerships with the St. Louis area music community. Alvin brings a passion for music education to this position as he administers our Master Class Series and the Young Artist Chamber Program. In addition to being a consummate performing artist (see artist bios), Alvin shares his encyclopedic musical knowledge with participants in CMSSL education activities. Throughout his years as Education Coordinator Alvin has maintained a genial relationship with St. Louis area music teachers and students alike, helping create a most positive experience for participants.