Eric Dudley, Artistic Director
Lisa Oman, Executive Director
Amadeus Regucera, Artistic Production Director
Sheryl Lynn Thomas, Marketing Director
Kelly Quinlan, Marketing and Box Office Manager
John Jaworski, Production Assistant
Eric Dudley, Artistic Director
Born in Toronto and raised in Connecticut, Eric Dudley leads a multi-faceted career as a conductor, composer, vocalist and pianist deeply engaged in the performance and creation of contemporary music. Since its founding in 2009, Eric has been a member of the genre-defying vocal octet Roomful of Teeth, touring worldwide and recording newly commissioned works with the Grammy Award-winning ensemble. In the 2018-2019 season, he returns to Australia as principal conductor for the Bendigo Festival of Exploratory Music, where he has also appeared on the Melbourne Festival, and leads Roomful of Teeth and Ensemble L’Instant Donné in a production with Peter Sellars at the Paris Festival d’Automne. While living in New York City, he conducted and performed with organizations as diverse as Ekmeles and Tenet vocal ensembles, the Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Talea Ensemble, American Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Signal and the New York Philharmonic. He was an assistant conductor for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra under Paavo Järvi for several seasons, and recent guest engagements include the Ojai Festival in California, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) in New York and Finland, and the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center. He was on the faculty of The New School and Mannes College of Music in New York, and currently teaches conducting at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. As a pianist and chamber musician, he has performed with members of Novus New York and the Cincinnati and Princeton symphony orchestras, and his own music has been premiered and recorded by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, Quey Percussion Duo, and by Roomful of Teeth. Eric lives in Walnut Creek with his wife Melanie and their infant son Ethan.
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.
Sheryl Lynn Thomas is a senior marketing executive with expertise in strategic marketing, having led marketing communications in organizations such as California Jazz Conservatory, Living Jazz, Patois Records, and Ridgeway Records and Arts over the past 15 years.
Sheryl Lynn holds a holds a Master of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama from San Francisco State University, with an emphasis on Musical Theater. Sheryl Lynn is passionate about music education, supporting independent artists, and communicating the importance of music and art as the connecting threads within our society.
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.