Administration and Board

Colorado MahlerFest Organization

Artistic Director and Conductor: Kenneth Woods

Executive Director: Ethan Hecht,

Board of Directors:

  • Les Ronick, President
  • Laurren Kanner, Vice President
  • Ron Nadel, Secretary
  • Renata Stemp, Treasurer
  • David Auerbach (former board president)
  • Karen Bentley Pollick
  • Andrew Brown
  • Jan Cartwright
  • William Combs
  • Barry Knapp (former board president)
  • AnnaGrace Strange
  • Charles Tyler Wetherbee

Legal Council: Richard Peddie

Special Recognition – with deepest gratitude for their immeasurable contributions:

Robert Olson – Artistic Director Emeritus and Founder (1988 – 2015)

Stan Ruttenberg – President and President Emeritus (1991 – 2017)


Contact a Board Member

Individual board members can be reached via the email address above. Simply put the board member’s name in the Subject line of your email.