Dedicated, passionate, & committed.



Drawing from their collective experiences in the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, the Boston Philharmonic, East Coast Scoring, the interdisciplinary performance group Project LENS, Harvard University, New England Conservatory, Boston Conservatory, and Berklee College of Music, the Eureka Team brings a rich and varied perspective to the table.   



J. Andrés BallesterosLibrarian & Community Liaison

Reina MurookaSocial Chair & Violinist

Mary O'KeefePersonnel Manager & Oboist

Ismael SandovalAssistant Conductor

Lee Ann SongDevelopment Chair

David StevensOperations Manager

Dominick DouglasAssistant & Violist


Xiao'an Li, Artistic Advisor

Wayne Pearcy, Inclusivity Advisor

Karen Cueva, Community Advisor

Shirley MillerPress Relations


Kristo KondakçiArtistic Director & Conductor, co-founder

Alan Toda–Ambaras, Executive Director & Cellist, co-founder



Eureka is dedicated to engaging its musicians through its unique organizational structure.  We uphold a culture based on passion, purpose, empathy, and mutual respect by ensuring that every voice is heard and every individual engaged.  

Our stunning 2017-18 roster is made up of Boston's finest young professional musicians.

2017-18 Composer–in–Residence

Stephanie Ann Boyd

We are excited to work with Stephanie on thrilling projects. Read More->



Eva Aronian

Juliette Greer

Abigail Hong

Zenas Hsu

Janny Joo

Danny Koo

Geneva Lewis

Reina Murooka

Dillon Robb

Ha-Eun Ryu

Andrew Samarasekara

Sophia Szokolay

Angela Wang

Sophie Wang

Sarah Yakir

Oukalin Yin

Heesoo Yoon


Ariel Chapman

Dominick Douglas

Sam Kelder

Wenhong Luo

Abraham Martin

Leo Plashinov


Alan Toda-Ambaras

Eunghee Cho

Jamie Clark

Nitzan Gal

Kenny Lee

Aihao Zheng


Avery Cardoza

Harrison Klein


Community Partners & Collaborators

For every Eureka project, we focus on finding local partners in the community to build concerts and events around social causes.

Here are our partners and collaborators for the 2017-18 season.


Community Organizations

Cambridge Women's Center

Chelsea Collaborative

Codman Health Center

Daily Table, INC.

Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation

International Institute of New England

Pine St. Inn

Walnut St. Synagogue

Watertown Plumbing Museum


Musical Organizations

Boston Landmarks Orchestra

North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC)

North Shore Music Theater

The Musary

Academic Institutions

Boston College High School

St. John's School