Dedicated, passionate, & committed.

 
 

Team

Drawing from their collective experiences in professional orchestras, ensembles, and academic institutions, such as Harvard University, New England Conservatory, Boston Conservatory, and Berklee College of Music, the Eureka Team brings a rich and varied perspective to the table.   

 

Artistic

Kristo KondakçiArtistic Director & Conductor, co-founder

J. Andrés BallesterosLibrarian & Community Liaison

Mary O'KeefePersonnel Manager & Oboist

Ismael SandovalAssistant Conductor

Xiao'an Li, Artistic Advisor

ADMINistrative

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

Lee Ann SongDirector of Development

Stella Brooks, Social Media Coordinator and Flute

Production

All Things Harmony, Audio/Video Services

The Women’s Chorus

David Mccue, co-director and co-founder

 

Musicians

Eureka is dedicated to engaging 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.  


 

We are currently building a platform for official membership in the ensemble and will be holding auditions in Fall 2018.

The following roster represents musicians that have played with us between December 2016 – present.

*Names in BOLD indicate the original performers in eureka's debut.*

Flute

Carlos Aguilar

Stella Brooks

Arielle Burke

Kate Davison

 

Oboe

Mark Debski

Mary O'Keefe

Andrew Port

 

Clarinet

David Angelo

David Dziardziel

Adam Floyd

Sam Frenduto

Matthew Gellar

 

Bassoon

Jensen Bocco

Ryan Turano

 

Horn

Seann Avery

Hannah Culbreth

Thomas Ossi

Alex Stening

Sean Turner

Reese Williams

 

Trumpet

Elmer Churampi

Gianluca Farina

Ben Jones

Mark Macha

Nathaniel Meyer

 

TROMBONE

Kens Lui

Teddy Malasky

Kyle Peck

Felix Manuel-Padilla

Robyn Smith

 

Tuba

Frank John

 

Percussion

Joanna Chen

Neil McNulty

Reed Puleo

 

Harp

Angelina Savoia

 

Piano/Keyboard

Ariel Mo

Richard Rivale

Violin

Eva Aronian

Sophia Bernitz

Abi Fayette

Juliette Greer

Abigail Hong

Katharina Giegling

Geneva Lewis

Reina Murooka

Dillon Robb

Tanya Roos

Ha-Eun Ryu

Andrew Samarasekara

Ryan Shannon

Sophia Szokolay

Ceren Turkmenoglu

Alyssa Wang

Angela Wang

Sophie Wang

Sarah Yakir

Oukalin Yin

Heesoo Yoon

Viola

Ariel Chapman

Dominick Douglas

Rae Gallimore

Wenhong Luo

Abraham Martin

Jack Mobley

Leo Plashinov

 

Cello

Alan Toda-Ambaras

Eunghee Cho

Jamie Clark

Nitzan Gal

Kenny Lee

Magali Toy

Joy Yanai

Aihao Zheng

 

Bass

Avery Cardoza

Moises Carrasco

Harrison Klein

Nash Tomey

Pete Walsh

 

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 2018-19 season.

 

Community Organizations

Boston Public Library

Cambridge Community Center

Cambridge Women's Center

Chelsea Collaborative

Codman Health Center

Daily Table, INC.

Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation

International Institute of New England

Pine St. Inn

Watertown Plumbing Museum

Women's Lunch Place

 

Musical Organizations

North Shore Music Theater

The Musary

Academic/Religious Institutions

Boston College High School

Cambridge Public Schools

Church of the Covenant