meet the team

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Tiffany Poon 

Founder, director

My discovery of classical music started when I attended my very first orchestra concert in high school. It was my first time hearing classical music live, and the impact of that still motivates me to continue learning and playing music to this day. Through Together with Classical, I would love to make classical music more accessible and provide a welcoming community for anyone and everyone who is interested in classical music.

victoria Zhang (volunteer)

assistant

I got into classical music when I started playing the piano in first grade, but I never realized how beautiful it was and how much I loved it until I was 14.

It’s very inspiring to see Together with Classical grow as a non-profit, and my goal as a part of it is to help grow a close-knit, diverse community of people from different backgrounds who all appreciate classical music.

Lara Öge (volunteer)

social media manager

I’ve been a musician since elementary school, but my love for classical music really took off during high school when I played with wind ensembles and youth orchestra. Today I work in cancer research but still remain active in the music world. As part of the Together with Classical team, my goal is to help make the world a better place by supporting those that make and enjoy classical music.

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marcus thomas (volunteer)

Since I was born, I'd always heard classical music playing in our house growing up. My parents enrolled me in piano lessons when I was 4 and I've been involved with music ever since, choosing to pursue a Bachelor's in Music as my major.

It encourages and moves me to see how classical music has touched and healed so many people. I want to watch that continue and to see the ways classical music continues to inspire stories and make a difference through Together with Classical.

DeAnne Dato-on

Graphic Designer

I started learning music because I liked the GoT track: Rains of Castamere, and I wanted to play it on either violin or piano. I then chose piano because it was more like gaming.

My goal for Together with Classical is to show people the beauty of classical music to people who would never think they would listen or play classical music.

nate friedman

digital creator