Executive Director/Founder - Stephen Spottswood
Stephen Spottswood, native of Silver Spring, Maryland, moved to Columbus, Ohio to study music education at Capital University. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, Stephen went on to start his solo career performing as a hip-hop and jazz violinist, while simultaneously working as a middle school orchestra teacher at Reynoldsburg City Schools. Stephen has worked to inspire African-American classically trained musicians to incorporate contemporary genres in their performance. Stephen is married to Jhay Spottswood, and they live in Olde Towne East.
Orchestra Operations Manager- Megan Metzel
Megan has called Columbus Ohio home since 2016. As the Orchestra Sheet Music Specialist at Stanton’s Sheet Music, she advises school teachers and private teachers on all of the resources available for stringed instruments. She is also the social media manager for many music brands in Columbus, including Stanton’s Sheet Music, Opera Project Columbus, Columbus Cultural Orchestra, and her all-original Americana band, The Chapters. Arts education is her passion so she also stage manages for Xclaim! Dance Theatre.