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Osmo Vänskä /// Music Director

Accessibility Team

During the summer of 2017, community members and Orchestra staff came together to begin planning our first full orchestra Sensory-Friendly concert for July 2018. We are extremely grateful for the Accessibility Team’s invaluable expertise and contributions.

Community Members

Amy Furman, MT-BC
Lead Music Therapist
Minneapolis School District

Hunter Gullickson
Accessibility Manager
Guthrie Theater

Sharon Hartzell D’Arco
Parent of Child with a Disability
Eden Prairie, MN

Roger I. Ideishi, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Program Director & Associate Professor
Program in Occupational Therapy
College of Public Health, Temple University

Eli Sailer-Haugland
High School Senior
Roseville Area High School

Chet Tschetter
Director of Education
Autism Society of Minnesota

Lyndie Walker, MT-BC
Director of Clinical Services
Toneworks Music Therapy

Minnesota Orchestra Staff Members
Andrew Christensen, FRIENDS Operations Manager
Laura Corts, Marketing Manager
Tom Heideman, Usher
Grant Henry, Director of Digital Services
Jessica Leibfried, Director of Education and Community Engagement
Rob Nygaard, Director of Foundation and Government Relations
Emma Plehal, Writer and Communications Coordinator
Mary Rascop-Peterson, Events and Personnel Manager
Jessi Ryan, Manager of Community Engagement
Matt Winiecki, Stage Manager/Head Carpenter