Third Angle New Music Board and Staff
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Cassidy Bolger, President
Architect, LEED AP, Holst Architecture
Jane Jarrett, Chair
Executive Director, Architecture Foundation of Oregon
Ingrid Hallin, Secretary
Principal, Ash Grove Gardens
Katie Monte, Treasurer
Accountant, Spectrum CPA Group, LLP
Service Product Manager, Global Services at Grass Valley USA, LLC
Artistic Director, Third Angle Ensemble
Vice President, RBC Wealth Management
Chef, Restaurant Owner and Consultant, David Machado Restaurants
Computer Software Engineer (retired)
Partner-in-Charge of Visual Communications, Mayer/Reed
President, Dianna Schmid Marketing Communications, Inc.
Executive Director, Third Angle Ensemble
Mr. Blessinger, a violinist, received a bachelor’s degree from the Oberlin Conservatory and a master’s degree with distinction in performance from the New England Conservatory of Music. He has been the Artistic Director of Third Angle for 10 years and has performed with the ensemble for 14 years. He has been a violinist with the Oregon Symphony since 1990 and has served as Concertmaster of the Peter Britt Festival Orchestra and Cascade Festival of Music Orchestra under Murry Sidlin. The Artistic Director is responsible for artistic quality and is the ambassador of the Third Angle mission. Mr. Blessinger is responsible for programming, directing rehearsals, fielding inquiries from artists and arts groups, researching works, composers and artists for performance, writing grants, planning and organizing the season, pursuing recording and broadcast opportunities.
Ms. Volle is a former musician turned arts administrator. She has worked for two other arts groups in Portland, Friends of Chamber Music and Portland Piano International, as well as summer music festivals around the U.S. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the office and concert production. Some of Ms. Volle’s key responsibilities include all the logistics associated with concerts, ticketing, contracting, maintaining financial records, accounts receivable/accounts payable, marketing and fundraising.