Contact Information

The Choral Arts Society of Washington
1666 Connecticut Ave NW | Suite 525
Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202.244.3669
Fax: 202.244.4244

Board of Directors


Matthew Garber, Chair
Emily Riffle, Vice Chair
Barbara Rossotti, Secretary
Anne B. Keiser, Treasurer
Craig Miller, Immediate Past Chair
Laura S. Pruitt, Of Counsel / Advisor to


Suzanne S. Brock
Eric Broyles
Charles Cerf
Tad Czyzewski, Executive Director *
Karen Florini
Sue Goodhart
Elke Gordon
Lexy B. Kessler
Dr. Jace Kaholokula Saplan, Artistic Director*
Monica Schmude
Nicholas Smith
Alex Swartsel, Chorus President*
Ashley Wilson

*ex officio

Honorary Trustees

John Adams
Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell
Mrs. W. Tapley Bennett, Jr.
James Conlon
John Corigliano
Christoph Eschenbach
Denyce Graves
Marta Casals Istomin
Bobby McFerrin
Leontyne Price
Samuel Ramey
Helmuth Rilling
Leonard Slatkin
John Williams


Jace Kaholokula Saplan, DMA
Artistic Director | Biography

Tad Czyzewski
Executive Director

April Angilletta
Associate Director of Communications

Joe Aubry
Artistic and Production Associate

Miriam Bernstein
Patron Services Coordinator

Caryn Fraim
Deputy Director

Drew Halford
Development Manager

Whitney McColley
Artistic Manager

Brandon Straub
Associate Conductor and Pianist | Biography

Artistic Directors Emeritus

Norman Scribner (February 25, 1936 – March 22, 2015)
Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus (1965-2011)

Scott Tucker
Artistic Director Emeritus (2011-2022) | Biography

Work With Us

Staff Positions

There are no open positions at this time. Thank you for your interest.


Choral Arts interns become critical members of our administrative team as we create choral experiences that move people to find shared purpose, discover shared passion, and connect with the music within themselves.

They experience working at a small performing arts non-profit while gaining valuable skills and knowledge that are transferrable to a wide range of careers in the performing arts and beyond.

Internships are available in the following areas:

Artistic and Production:

Ensemble management, artist relations, library management, special events and trip planning, and concert and backstage management

Development (Fundraising):

Grant research and writing, annual fund administration, special event planning, donor relations, program development, and patron services

Marketing and Public Relations:

Event marketing, media relations, social media, graphic design, website development and analytics, email marketing, and patron services

Applications are accepted throughout the year for fall, spring, and summer internships. Custom programs that incorporate multiple departments will be considered.

Internships are primarily in-person with a hybrid on a case by case basis. Remote internships are not available at this time.

To apply, email a resume, cover letter indicating desired internship areas, and writing sample to


The following volunteer opportunities with Choral Arts may be available throughout the year:

  • Concert Ushers – help patrons find seats, take tickets, provide directions
  • Annual Holiday Concert & Gala – Silent auction setup and breakdown, bid monitoring, table locators, greeters
  • Office Volunteer – help staff with organizing, scanning, archiving, and mailing materials

For more information, call 202.244.3669 or email

Our Office

Our office is located in Dupont Circle in Northwest Washington, a neighborhood full of shopping, dining, and entertainment possibilities. The Dupont Circle metro stop is located a few blocks from our office (Q Street exit).