People of the CSO


Gerhardt Zimmermann, Music Director

Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz, Assistant Conductor

Britt Cooper, Director of CSO Chorus


Administrative office phone:  330-452-3434

To reach an individual, dial the office phone number and enter the extension number when prompted.

Michelle Mullaly, President and CEO
ext. 603 –

Irene Barker, Director of Education & Community Engagement
ext. 604 –

Carol A. Murphy, Director of Development
ext. 605 –

Dan Cavalancia, Marketing Manager
ext. 610 –

Jennifer Sloane, Finance Coordinator
ext. 602 –

Bill Hall, Marketing & Development Assistant
ext. 600 –

Michael G. Koscso, Orchestra Manager
ext. 606 –

Thomas G. Pleban, Orchestra Librarian
ext. 650 (voicemail only) –



Janet B. Baker, Recorder

Ashley Bettis

William P. Blair III

Lauren Capo

Linda M. Casey, Chair, Board of Trustees

Bradley Goris

Jeffrey A. Halm, Chair, Endowment

Tom Heidy

Dr. Stephen P. Johnson, Chair, Nominating

Donna Leibensperger, President, Symphony League of Canton

Robert L. Leibensperger, Chair, Facilities

William A. Maddox

Gail L. Martino, Chair, Education

Terry Orcutt, Orchestra Representative

Robert Porter, Chair, Marketing & Development

Patricia Robinson, Chair, Administration

Catherine Berni Sackett, Treasurer and Chair, Finance

Rachel Schneider

W. Ben Seeley

Joy E. Silverhart


Michelle Mullaly, ex officio


Honorary Board Members

Estelle Blau

Richard E. Croasdaile, Jr.

Joan Gillespie

Joseph P. Gimigliano

Nancy W. Hoover

Carolyn S. Howes

Nancy K. Pryce

Carole H. Savastano

Robert B. Keplinger, Jr.

Christine E. Kruman

Frederick Linxweiler, Jr.

Harry C. C. MacNealy

Victor R. Marsh, Jr.

Phyllis Milligan