Our Team

Meet some of the folks who volunteer their time for Arizona Philharmonic:

•Allison Dixon•


Engineering Manager. Mandolin player. Former Director of Program Management at Motorola. Co-founder of WPA, a traditional folk music trio.

•Angie Mazella•


Manager. Biologist. Author. Master gardener. Food conservation expert. Formerly career consultant for Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals.

•Dorothy Foglia•

Graphic Arts

Graphic artist. Entrepreneur. Music Educator. Owner Foglia Publications. Managing Editor of Current Events of the Electric Auto Association. Former public school music teacher in Norfolk, Virginia.

•Henry Flurry•


Composer. Educator. Performer. Entrepreneur. Co-founder of Media Station, Inc., a multimedia company that created commercial CD-ROMs for Disney, Mattel, Hasbro, IBM, and others. Co-founder of Chaparral Arts, Inc., a nonprofit serving the performing arts in Arizona. Co-founder of Chaparral Suzuki Academy, a summer piano and violin camp for youth. Co-founder of Sticks and Tones, a …

•Jack Wood•


CPA. Owner of Tax Strategies Southwest. Formerly practiced for the Internal Revenue Service.

•John Mazella•


Retired Lawyer and Civil Engineer. OLLI teacher, Yavapai College. Guitar enthusiast.

•Joy Fitzpatrick•

Writing & Patron Support

Flautist. Soloist. Educator. Chorister. Entrepreneur. Arizona Philharmonic. Prescott Pops.

•Katherine Shields•

Grants & Publicity

Violist. String Educator. Conductor. Entrepreneur. Arizona Philharmonic. Arizona Opera Orchestra. Quartet Sabaku. Seventh Roadrunner Ensemble. Conductor New Horizons East Valley Orchestra. Faculty Grand Canyon University. Founder & Director Chaparral Chamber Music Workshop.Co-Artistic Director, Silverton Fall Color Chamber Music Fest.

•Kimberly Sullivan•


Violist. Principal Viola, Arizona Philharmonic. String faculty, Northern Arizona University. Viola, Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra. Founding board member, Chicago Sinfonietta. Studio musician for soundtracks of television commercials, movies, and CDs. Has performed with many orchestras, chamber groups, and jazz ensembles.

•Laura J. Taylor•


Law Offices of Laura J. Taylor, P.L.L.C. Extensive nonprofit board experience. Active pianist and accompanist.

•Maria Flurry•

Collaboration & Outreach

Percussionist. Soloist. Educator. Presenter. Faculty Hot Springs Music Festival. Principal Timpani Arizona Philharmonic & Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra. Co-founder of Chaparral Arts, Inc., a nonprofit serving the performing arts in Arizona. Co-founder of Sticks and Tones, a music duo with an emphasis on education through music.

•Mona Nyree Stephens•

Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Coordinator. Manager. Americorps VISTA. Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation. Communications and Media.

•Samuel B. Folio•

Grants & Advisory

Producer. Executive Director. Entrepreneur. Fundraiser. Former Exec. Director of the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival and Pipers Opera House. Co-founder of MusicGiants.com. Produced 30 Musicals. Former AFM Secretary-Treasurer.

•Toni Denis•

Fundraising & Grants

Journalist. Entrepreneur. Fiction writer. Co-founder of Seeflection, LLC, an artificial intelligence media lab. Co-founder of Emagine Services, an internet consulting agency.

•Toni Tennille•


Muskrat Team. Master Chorale. Formerly of the duo Captain and Tennille. Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist. Composer. Television personality. Actress on both stage and television. Host of The Captain and Tennille Show and The Toni Tennille Show. Starred in national tour of Victor/Victoria. Toured with the Beach Boys. Former Ambassador of the Arts for the Reno Symphony.


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