Board of Advisors

John Haines-Eitzen, festival co-director — Senior Lecturer and Artist in Residence, Department of Music, Cornell University
George Hardesty, festival co-director — founder, Data Alliance Inc.
Samuel Saunders, Director of the annual Borderlands Film Festival — founder, Holler and Saunders, Ltd.
Alejandro Madrid, festival advisor — Professor of Music, Cornell University
Dale Henderson, festival advisor — concert cellist and founder of “Bach in the Subways” (BachInTheSubways.org)
Steve Pond, festival advisor — Assoc. Professor and Chair, Department of Music, Cornell University
Steve Wilson, festival advisor — Professor and Chair, Department of Music, University of Texas, El Paso
Hugo Ramirez Cota, festival advisor and liaison to Nogales, Sonora
Andrew Zhou, festival advisor — concert pianist and teacher