2017 Summer Season

2017 Summer Season

Tickets on Sale 
Escape the heat and come to the coast!
Make your plans now to attend NSO summer concerts:
June 17/18 - Thomas Lauderdale
July 4 - Free concert
July 8/9 - Music from the Mad Men Era

For more information, see the NSO web page.

NSO Board and Staff

NSO Board Members

  • Joseph Swafford, NSO President – Retired business owner

  • Pat Lewis, NSO Vice President – Retired researcher and health educator

  • Melody Lavrakas, NSO Secretary, NYSOC Coordinator – Small business office management

  • Michael Meagher, NSO Treasurer – Retired accountant

  • John Lavrakas, NSO Executive Director – President, Advanced Research Corporation

  • Ken Combs – Musician, retired university administrator

  • Brian Hanna – Architect

  • Loria Holden – Health & Safety Manager, Georgia-Pacific

  • Jim Myers – Retired television promotion & marketing director

  • Betty Richard – Retired, Educator

  • Mike Rickus – Retired accountant and auditor

  • Su Sponaugle – Professor, Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center

 

Associate Board Members

  • Paul Brookhyser – Retired

  • Richard Cutler – Business owner, Flying Dutchman Winery

  • Frank Geltner – Small business owner, former director Oregon Coast Council for the Arts

  • Thomas Hurst – Scientist at Hatfield Marine Science Center

  • Mark McConnell – Retired school teacher, former mayor of Newport

  • Cindy McEntee – Business owner – Mo’s Enterprises

  • Fran Mathews – Business owner – Marine Discovery Tours

  • Nancy Steinberg – Science writer, communications contractor

  • Don Taylor, Pastor – First Presbyterian Church

 

Honorary Board Members

  • John Baker – Consultant

  • Katherine Heater – Small Business Owner

  • Mary Lee Scoville – Conductor, Central Coast Chorale, Music Teacher

  • Jess Smith – Musician

 

Staff Management

  • John Lavrakas – Executive Director

  • Megan Miller-Morgan – Office Manager/Bookkeeper

  • Dianne Trask – Housing Coordinator

  • Kris Klavik – Personnel Manager

  • Shauna Keyes – Personnel Manager (strings)

  • Melissa MacDonald – Advertising Underwriting