Lisa Oman, Executive Director
Cheryl Steets, Marketing & Communications Director
Amadeus Regucera, Artistic Production Director
John Jaworski, Production Assistant
Marketing Intern, Kassidy Koyama
Lisa Oman, Executive Director
Lisa Oman is a trained classical musician and lifelong advocate of music and music education. Lisa’s professional career has focused on the administration and management of nonprofit organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gonzaga University, a professional certificate in Arts Management from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a professional certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University.
Lisa brings fifteen years of senior-level experience in financial and administrative leadership for large nonprofit organizations. Lisa is a loyal and committed advocate for the relevance of classical music in our society and is thrilled to provide her expertise to support the talented performers, composers, and students that are part of the SFCMP community. Lisa is the founder of Composers and Schools in Concert, a nonprofit organization whose aim is to engage high school students in the concepts, techniques and skills underlying contemporary music composition. Lisa was appointed as SFCMP’s Executive Director in 2015.
Cheryl Steets is a senior marketing executive with extensive expertise in strategic marketing communications, having led marketing communications teams in organizations of all sizes from start-ups to multi-million dollar international corporations over the past 18 years.
As Chief Operating Officer of gINT Software in Santa Rosa CA, Cheryl led the organization to quadruple its revenue in a short seven-year period. As marketing director for Bentley Systems, a global corporation based in Exton, PA, Cheryl oversaw many successful international and multilingual marketing initiatives over a six-year period, including strategic planning, event marketing, and social media outreach with multinational teams.
In addition to her professional marketing career, Cheryl holds a Ph.D. from UCLA with a focus on ancient languages, specializing in Greek, Latin, Sanskrit and early Persian, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Classics from the University of Rhode Island. Cheryl is the founder and president of Inner Sunrise LLC, an organization devoted to wellness that offers products and educational information related stress relief and work-life balance. Alongside her extensive business and academic experience, Cheryl brings a deep love and profound appreciation for the glories of music, literature, theater, and fine art.
Amadeus Regucera has worked as a composer, performer, and producer of new music since completing his doctorate in Music Composition from the University of California, Berkeley.
As Production Director of UC Berkeley’s Eco Ensemble and Production and Operations Manager of the University of California, Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, Amadeus has produced a variety of large scale and portrait concerts, composer residencies and special projects. Amadeus has devoted his career to the creation of contemporary music and to the production of events and concerts that bring this music to audiences worldwide.
Amadeus specializes in contemporary chamber and orchestral music. His own compositions have been performed internationally at ManiFeste, the Festival Musica, Voix Nouvelles (France), the Resonant Bodies Festival and the SONiC Festival (New York), the Havana Festival of Contemporary Music as part of the American Composers Forum artist delegation, the Hong Kong Modern Academy, the International Summer Courses in Darmstadt, Germany, the Impuls Academy (Austria), June in Buffalo, and the Mexican Centre for Music and Sonic Arts. Groups such as Ensemble Linea, JACK string quartet, Ensemble Intercontemporain, EXAUDI vocal ensemble, Ensemble Pamplemousse, the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, and Duo Cortona have performed his music.