ROBERT LEE (Program Manager) comes from Calgary, Alberta, Canada as a pianist and music educator. Robert's musical training includes a MMus in Music Education with Kodály Emphasis from Holy Names University in Oakland, and a BMus in Piano Performance with distinction from the University of Calgary. In continuation of his studies, Robert has focused on collaborative piano repertoire, specifically vocal and chamber music. Robert has taught and accompanied with private studios, choirs, professional musicians, and ensembles throughout Alberta and the San Francisco East Bay. With a strong interest in collaborative piano and music education, Robert is excited to be a part of the San Francisco Boys Chorus.
MARK DENTON (Development and Finance) is a development consultant working with clients in the arts, education, and social services. Previous posts include: Director of Development at the Jewish Home of San Francisco, where he completed the Home’s $55 million capital campaign, and raised $7-8 million annually; Vice President of Development at Otis College of Art and Design (1995-2006) and California College of the Arts (1990-1995); Executive Director of Texas Ballet Theater (1987-1990); General Manager of Oakland Ballet (1980-1987); and Director of the San Francisco Art Commission’s Neighborhood Arts Program (1976-1980). He is a graduate of Kenyon College and attended UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.
ROBERTA BOWMAN (Finance Assistant) has been a member of the San Francisco Opera Chorus since 1976. Having graduated with a degree in music from the University of California, Berkeley, she finds variety in her musical life by also working for the San Francisco Boys Chorus in the financial department and for Sing for America.