Christopher Denby, Chairman
Kara Morrissey, Secretary
Donald Borut, Treasurer
Thayer Baine, Immediate Past Chairman
Jharry Breed
Taylor Cortright
Jeri Darling
Catherine French, Past Chairman
Jan Lodal
John Shakow
Griha Singla
Zac Stillerman

Christopher Bell, Artistic Director
Rita Shapiro, Interim Executive Director
Peter Clunie, Chorus President

Knight Kiplinger, Chairman Emeritus
Dianne Peterson, Executive Director Emerita


Rita Shapiro
Interim Executive Director

Amy Lipstein
Director of Chorus Operations

Emma Moores
Director of Development

Alexa R. Bowe
Director of Marketing

Nayai Logan
Box Office and Patron Service Manager

Laurel Bahar
Office Assistant

Christopher Bell  
Artistic Director

Allan Laino
Assistant Conductor

Wei-Han Wu


Shannon Finney Photography
Tony Powell


The Washington Chorus does not currently have any openings.



The Washington Chorus has a long history of offering meaningful, productive internships and fellowships to young leaders who have gone on to successful placements in the arts and the not-for-profit sector. All positions are uniquely structured and can be flexible in order to meet personal goals and academic requirements. Benefits include one-on-one training, academic credit, access to meetings and industry networks, employment references, hands-on experience, admission to TWC performances and events, and a stipend.

The Washington Chorus currently has openings for the following fellowship positions:


To apply for a TWC Fellowship position, please e-mail a resume and cover letter to Contact the TWC office with any questions: (202) 342-6221.