CMCH Managing Director and Co-founder
Ron Scales is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. He has over 30 years of non-profit organization experience with Urban League, Presenting the Arts and the Community Music Center of Houston. He has extensive training in Arts Administration, fund raising and Grant writing and acquisition.
Co-founded CMCH in 1979.
He is also a vocalist who has performed professionaly with the Rhapsody Jazz Vocal Ensemble and in various CMCH productions. Ron's musical focus is humor in the black musical tradition.
Associate Music Director
Marcia has been a member of the Scott Joplin Chamber Orchestra since its inception. She has a degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Violin at Texas Southern University. Marcia has also sung with the Houston Ebony Opera Guild and plays violin with the Heights Chamber Players. She has performed with the Houston Grand Opera. Currently, she teaches orchestra in the Katy Independent School District. Marcia, a lifelong member of St. Luke the Evangelist Episcopal Church, is a Licensed Lay Preacher.
CMCH + Presenting The Arts Program Coordinator
Previously, Dana served three years as CMCH's administrative assistant.
She has also served fourteen years as a parent volunteer.
CMCH Music Director, Conductor, Violinist
Houstonian Dr. Ann Lundy began her musical studies on the violin. She received a bachelors' fo music and education in 1977 from the University of Texas at Austin, and a master's of music in conducting performance from the University of Houston in 1979. Dr. Lundy received her PH.D. in Musical Arts at the University of Houston..
She has lectured extensively throughout the United States. In additionh, Dr. Lundy has published articles on finding and performing musi written by African American composers. In 1990, she is said to be the first African-American woman to conduct the Houston Sympohny at Miller Outdoor Theater in Houston, TX.
She founded and conduct the CMCH Scott Joplin Chamber Orchestra, the Will Grant Still Quartet, and teaches violin and viola.
Board of Directors:
Mr. Oliver Goins
Mrs. Betty Parker
Mr. Ron Scales
Ms. Elizabeth Watkins
Quinton Arwine - Piano
Jessica McBride - Wood Winds
Kim Hatton - Cello
Gregory Lewis - Violin
Ann Lundy - Violin, Viola
Tweed Smith - Voice
CMCH has an ongoing collaboration with Presenting The Arts (PTA) is a 501(c)3 organization.
PTA provides administrative, technical and artistic support since 1996.
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