Classical Program Director
Violinist and arts administrator Gary McLaughlin has enjoyed a long career in music, performing with several major American orchestras, as well as chamber ensembles, on both coasts and in the Midwest.
Gary was music director and conductor of the Oregon Coast Music Festival for ten years and more recently was the founder and artistic director of Russian River Chamber Music in Healdsburg before launching the chamber music series Brave New Music there. He has been responsible for all programming in each of these organizations.
Gary has served on music faculties at a number of American colleges and universities, most recently at Santa Rosa Junior College.