• Susan McMane Artistic/Executive Director

    Artistic and Executive Director Susan McMane is a world-renowned choral conductor specializing in treble choral music.

  • Gemma Arguelles Vivo Chorus Director

    Vivo Chorus Director Gemma Arguelles celebrates over thirty years of service as music educator and choir director in Bay Area institutions and in the Philippines.

  • Danelle Johnson Allegro Chorus Director

    Allegro Chorus Director Danelle Johnson brings over 25 years of experience in choral music and singing to YWCP.

  • Samantha Maas-Baldwin Prelude Chorus & Arietta Singers Director and Program Manager

    Prelude Chorus & Arietta Singers Director Samantha Maas-Baldwin has been teaching music in the Bay Area for over 10 years.

  • Kaneez Munjee Managing Director

    Managing Director Kaneez Munjee comes to YWCP with over a decade of experience in arts management.

  • Joseph Fanvu Theory Instructor & Pianist

    Holding degrees in both Piano Performance and Choral Conducting, Joe Fanvu has over 30 years of experience in choral music.

  • Margaret Halbig Pianist

    Pianist Margaret Halbig holds a DMA from University of California at Santa Barbara and is part of the accompanying and vocal coaching staff at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

  • Aiyana Liu Pianist

    Aiyana Liu is a classical pianist based in the Bay Area who has won notable awards such as the Michael Seagrove Avalos Award in Piano Performance, the Manlio Silva Young Artist Scholarship, and the National School Orchestra Award.

  • Jeanette Tietze Pianist

    Jeanette Tietze holds music degrees from the Vienna Hochschule, San Francisco State University, and Holy Names University.

Vocal Faculty 

  • Nick Bang
    Nick Bang Vocal Faculty (East Bay)
  • Janet Campbell
    Janet Campbell Vocal Faculty (Peninsula)
  • Audrey Howitt
    Audrey Howitt Vocal Faculty (East Bay)
  • Karen Carle Irwin
    Karen Carle Irwin Vocal Faculty (San Francisco)
  • Sally Munro
    Sally Munro Vocal Faculty (San Francisco)