Nathan Schram

Executive Director

Nathan Schram

Executive Director
Nathan’s work with incarcerated communities began at Rikers Island Correctional Facility in 2011. As a fellow of Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble ACJW, he experienced, first-hand, the power and necessity of music in this environment. Since that time, Nathan has pursued different ways to work with musicians and non-musicians in incarceration. As part of his research for

Luke Schram

Vice-President of Legal Affairs

Luke Schram

Vice-President of Legal Affairs
Luke brings to Musicambia years of experience working with people incarcerated as well as a background in music. Currently, Luke is a Staff Attorney for the Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Defense Practice in Brooklyn, where he represents clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors.  In addition to his work at the Legal Aid Society, Luke is

Richard Harris

Vice-President of Institutional Strategy

Richard Harris

Vice-President of Institutional Strategy
Richard is deeply committed to using music and the arts as a tool for positive transformational social change. He brings to Musicambia a wealth of experience from arts organizations and has raised close to 2 million dollars for start-up non-profits. As the co-founder and former Executive Director of the Miami Music Project, he built a

Rachel Hauser

Vice President of Development

Rachel Hauser

Vice President of Development
Rachel Hauser has been working with Musicambia since the fall of 2014 and is thrilled to join us in our mission to provide meaningful musical experiences to inmates across America. An active Development Consultant since 2010, Ms. Hauser has helped organizations across all genres of the arts achieve their fundraising goals. She works regularly with

Talia Dicker

Operations Director

Talia Dicker

Operations Director
Cellist Talia Dicker is a devoted arts advocate who is committed to improving our communities through access to the arts. A former member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago’s MusiCorps Program for Music Education and Advocacy, she is dedicated to facilitating an artistic connection between her fellow advocates and the community-members most in need. Outside

Teaching Artists

Elliot Cole

Sing Sing Program Director

Elliot Cole

Sing Sing Program Director

Brandon Ridenour

Trumpet

Brandon Ridenour

Trumpet

Hamilton Berry

Cello

Hamilton Berry

Cello

Laura Weiner

Horn and Piano

Laura Weiner

Horn and Piano

Brad Balliett

Composer

Brad Balliett

Composer

Jordan Dodson

Guitar

Jordan Dodson

Guitar

Leila Adu

Singer-Songwriter

Leila Adu

Singer-Songwriter