Contact Us: Administrative Staff

Don't know who to talk to? Call (847)–926-9898 or e-mail for general information.

Karen Dennis, Administrative Director (x 304)

Greg Diethrich, Associate Director (x 301)

Program Support

Paula Deithrich, Registrar, Member Records, Auditions, Financial Aid, Building Usage, Music and Movement (x 313)

Martin Nocedal, Chamber Music, Young Music Scholars Program

Kelly Suthers, Orchestra, Jazz and Choral Programs Coordinator (x 303)

Cathy Walma, MYAC Oak Brook Coordinator

Marketing, Communication and Development

Beth Duvall, Marketing and Communications, Graphic Design, Advertising, Seasonal Program Book, Social Media, MYAC Newsletters (x 302)

Karen Dennis, General Information, Questions, Ideas (x 304)

Christine Escobar, Communication, Press and Contacts (x 313)


Beth Coughlin, Accountant, Accounts Payable, Audit

Donna Schardt, Bookkeeping, Tuition Invoices, Concert Tickets (x 309)

Private Music Lessons and Teaching

Karen Dennis, Private Lesson Interviews (x 304)

Midwest Young Artists Conservatory does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, audition and placement in ensembles, and provision of services. Our facilities are handicap accessible, and we are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our students, faculty, staff and volunteers, and community members.