The Desert Symphony’s Board and Staff

Each of The Desert Symphony’s board and staff members plays a significant role in the success of our organization. Our Board of Directors are volunteers who dedicate time and energy to ensure that our mission, to provide Palm Desert residents and visitors alike with a professional orchestra committed to enhancing and enriching culture in their lives, is successful. Call us today for more information.

Our Board:

  • Nancy Tapick, President
  • Rod Hendry, Treasurer
  • Hal Asher, Director
  • Michael Knighten, Director
  • Raju Mehta, Director
  • George Nasci Sinatra, Director

Our Staff:

  • Debbie Shapiro, Operations Director
  • Steve Velez, Music Director
  • Adrian Sifuentes, IT Consultant