Contact


JAZZ FESTIVAL CHAIR

George Osborne
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George Osborne began his professional life pursuing a career as an Opera singer and artist teacher.  After completing studies at the Rome Opera House on a Fulbright scholarship, Osborne received a Master of Music degree in voice performance from the prestigious Indiana University School of Music and then joined the faculties of Texas Tech University, Southwest Missouri State University and Memphis University as an Artist Teacher.  During this time he had the opportunity to perform leading opera roles with many outstanding artists including Beverly Sills, James McCracken, John Alexander, and Gabriella Tucci to name a few.  His singing and teaching career led him into directing and producing operas and concert where he worked with most of the great artists of the ’70s, ’80s & ’90s including Franco Corelli, Renata Tebaldi, Birgit Nilsson, Leontyne Price, Joan Sutherland, Beverly Sills, Jerome Hines, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and Andrea Bocelli.     Read More


BOARD MEMBERS

Vice Chair 

Carol Calato
Former Chairwoman of the Jazz Festival
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Treasurer

Margy Toohey
Keller Group Inc.
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Secretary 

Kevin Montante
TM Montante Development /Montante Construction



 


Members

Gloria Baker
Northwest Bank
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Jon DiBernado 
Water Street Landing 


Kathleen Neville 
Neville Consultants Inc. 
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William F. Savino, Esq.
Woods Oviatt Gilman
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Joe Certo
Certo Brothers Distributing
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David Hobba 
Artpark and Company                                               
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Susan Reinhardt

 


Donna Elia Tomkins
Sevenson Environmental Services
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Claudia Marasco                                                       
Village of Lewiston                                                   
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Curt Stuart
President, Stuart Sports                                           
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Keith Radford
News Anchor, WKBW TV
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Associate Members

Anne Welch 
Mayor, Village of Lewiston
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Lori Presti                                                               
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Steve Broderick
Supervisor, Town of Lewiston
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Matthew Feldman, Attorney at Law
Feldman Kieffer, LLP  

 


Directors Emeritus
Jeff Jordan                                                             Skip Mazenauer                                                                       Richard Soluri 
 
                                                                            Publisher, Niagara Frontier Publications                                                                                             
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Dennis Tosetto                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
NYS Middle School Association     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
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Music Coordinator                                              
Tony Zambito                                                                

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Jazz Coordinators                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Jennifer Pauly
Suzanne Raby
 
In person inquiries can be made at the Niagara River Reigon Chamber of Commerce office located at 895 Center Street, Lewiston, NY  14092
or call the office at
(716) 754-9500.

Volunteer opportunities are always available! If you are interested in volunteering at the Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY, click here.

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