Courtney Becker-Howell is an administrator with the Cleveland Clinic and serves as the administrative lead for both the Genetics and Wellness and Preventive Medicine programs. Courtney earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Therapy from the Baldwin-Wallace University Conservatory of Music in 2006 with a concentration in voice, and specialized in working with adults with memory disorders and end-of-life care. After obtaining a Master of Health Services Administration degree from Xavier University, Courtney relocated to Baltimore and worked at the VA Maryland Health Care System for eight years before returning to Northeast Ohio. Courtney has remained active in vocal music since earning her bachelor’s degree, singing as a choir member and soloist with the May Festival Chorus of Cincinnati, the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, the choirs at Epiphany Episcopal Church and St. David’s Episcopal Church, as well as the Bridge Ensemble, a professional chamber choir in the Baltimore area, and Alchemy Baroque, a new vocal quintet in the Cleveland area. After returning to Cleveland, she joined the Cleveland Chamber Choir and became a member of the Board of Directors. Courtney serves the Board by maintaining the Choir’s public email account and website.
Joel Kincannon, Health and Safety Auditor at Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association, advises dealerships in northern Ohio to ensure the continued welfare, health, and safety of their employees. Via methodical and independent audits measured against regulated criteria, Joel identifies strengths and weaknesses of a dealership’s safety program, documents specific areas where improvements can be made to reduce and prevent workplace injuries, and helps dealers comply with OSHA, EPA, and ANSI regulations and standards. Joel is a soloist and choir member at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights. He has volunteered at the Cleveland Food Bank, collecting, sorting and repacking food at its warehouse. In addition to performing with the Cleveland Chamber Choir, Joel serves on its Board of Directors; his main duties include fundraising, community engagement, and audience development, as well as day-to-day operations such as email marketing and management of the organization’s volunteers.
Nicolas Turnberrez (PR Coordinator) is a Supply Chain Planner at Avient Corporation in Avon Lake. Originally from Wisconsin, he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and a Master’s in Music Composition from Roosevelt University in Chicago. During his degree programs, he performed in various professional ensembles including the Horizons Brass Quintet, the Oshkosh Chamber Singers, and the Chicago Sinfonietta Chorus. Nicolas was on the board of multiple performing arts organizations during these collegiate and post-graduate years. After relocating to the Cleveland area in 2016, he joined the Cleveland Chamber Choir in its second season and has been with the choir since. He continues to compose, arrange, and perform with other local ensembles including the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus. Nicolas became a member of the Board of Directors in December 2019 and serves the Board and Executive Committee by coordinating its marketing approach and establishing relationships with donors and advertisers.