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Tigran Arakelyan

Executive Director

Karen Wiedemann

Office Manager

Caitlin Marinelli


Rob Frain

Technology Coordinator

Bruce Staelens

Outreach Coordinator

Karen Letourneau


Antoine Martel



Our Board of Directors helps us accomplish our mission by driving fundraising initiatives, advocating for Music Works Northwest in the community, and maintaining fiscal stability through financial oversight.

The Board of Directors oversees the strategic direction of Music Works Northwest and provides valuable skills, resources and community contacts that help build regional awareness which is so crucial to attracting needed funds.

Are you passionate about music education and community impact? Joining the Music Works Northwest board is a rewarding opportunity to shape the future of aspiring musicians. MWNW’s mission is to change lives through accessible music education and experiences. As a board member, you'll contribute your expertise, network, and enthusiasm to enhance our programs, fundraising efforts, and outreach. Whether you're a seasoned musician, educator, or simply someone who believes in the power of music, your involvement can make a significant difference. Join us in fostering a harmonious environment for artists of all ages!

To learn more about serving on the board, please contact Tigran Arakelyan at (425) 644-0988.

Alexandra Olsen, President


Jodie Ruby, Vice President & Secretary 


Michel Martel, Treasurer

Pradnya Desh, Immediate Past President

Advocat Technologies

Jeffrey Ross

2 Jeffs on Music/London Tone Music

Jonathan Cluts

University of Washington

Rob Frain, Ex Officio

Faculty Representative 

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