Meet the Staff

Wisconsin Ambassadors of Music's staff is a set of distinguished musicians and educators from across the state. Many of our staff have been traveling with the Wisconsin Ambassadors of Music for over a decade.

Joseph Finnegan

State Co-Coordinator

Director of Bands

DC Everest

Schofield, WI

Eric J. Kringle

State Co-Coordinator

Director of Bands

Hayward High School

Hayward, WI

Karl C. Mueller

State Co-Coordinator

Director of Bands

Mary D. Bradford High School

Kenosha, WI

Rob Clark

Tenor Coach

Director of Choral Music

Westosha Central High School

Salem, WI

Aimee Pashby

Flute Coach

Band Director

Shell Lake Arts Center

Mark Ramthun

Euphonium Coach

Instrumental Director

Dodgeville School District

Dodgeville, WI

Quint Schultz

Low Woodwinds Coach

Middle School Director of Bands

Ashland Middle School

Ashland, WI

Bill Richter

Saxophone Coach

Band Director

Lakeland Union High School

Minocqua, WI

JoAnn Kekula

Clarinet Coach

Band Director

Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District

Wittenberg, WI

Tom Shaver

Percussion Coach

Director of Bands

Portage High School

Portage, WI

Brian Renkas

French Horn Coach

Band Director

Logan High School

LaCrosse, WI

Tim Meinholz

Trumpet Coach

Director of Bands

Columbus High School

Columbus, WI

Aurora Krajnikconde

Choral Coach

Choir Director

Eau Claire Memorial High School

Eau Claire, WI

Cate Kopkey

Choral Coach/Accompanist

Ministry Coordinator

Atonement Lutheran Church

Green Bay, WI

Jeffrey Verkuilen

Choral Coach

Organ Instructor

St. Norbert College

De Pere, WI