Dr. Jonathan Crosmer

Co-Artistic Director & Lead Troublemaker

Composer, violist, stealth pianist, mad computer scientist, bridge Life Master, occasional technophobe and general rabble-rouser. Somehow he earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln under Clark Potter. One time he helped start a chamber orchestra. Then the U.K. granted him a visa for “Exceptional Talent” and he lived in Oxford for a while with his wife, Kathleen.  Until recently, Dr. Crosmer wrote software for factories at QAD Redzone, but now he is enrolled at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.

Dr. Madeline Rogers

Co-Artistic Director

Originally from Eldorado, IL, Dr. Madeline Rogers earned a Master of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music as a student of André Watts, and a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Nebraska with Dr. Paul Barnes. Rogers is a recurring scholar at Brahmshaus Baden-Baden, Germany, where she researched the late music of Brahms and performed recitals in 2022 and 2024. Rogers previously taught applied and collaborative piano as an Artist-Faculty member at the Omaha Conservatory of Music and is currently Assistant Professor of Keyboard Studies at Berea College.

Olivia Puckett

General Manager

Olivia Puckett is a Senior Music Industry-Recording Arts Major at Eastern Kentucky University, with a passion for playing the trumpet. Based in Richmond, Kentucky, Olivia frequently travels around the area to perform on her trumpet, record music, and manage live sound. She is currently employed at Union Church in Berea, Kentucky, where she has reconfigured the entire sound system and operates the mixing board every Sunday. As she pursues her studies, Olivia is deeply invested in learning about the complex techniques of studio recording and mixing. She finds immense joy in working with sound and is eager to continue growing in her career.

Rina J. Tanaka


Audio and Video Producer, Rina J. Tanaka engages in the behind-the-scenes of performances through her work in recording and editing. Graduating with a Bachelor’s in Music Industry-Recording Arts and Piano Performance from Eastern Kentucky University, she has contributed to musicians’ and large ensemble’s audition materials, performances, and live-streaming concerts alongside her extensive background as a pianist, clarinetist, and conductor. She resides in Richmond, Kentucky, and currently holds a position at Union Church Berea as a Video Production Manager.