Staff and Board

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford is run by enthusiastic members, residing in the greater Hartford area, who work to bring the annual Festival to life. We are an actively growing organization. If you are interested in joining our efforts and have experience on nonprofit boards, legal expertise, grant writing experience, or design/marketing/publicity experience, please email us at, subject line Board Interest.

Artistic Director
Dr. Penny Brandt

Executive Director
Liz Bologna

Board of Directors
Liz Bologna
Penny Brandt
Marcia Killian | Vice President
Dr. Rami Levin | Acting President
Mary Lee Morrison
Debby Szajnberg

Grace Kuraska

Former Board Members
Brett M. Colon
Dr. Nathaniel Gworek
Dr. Amelia Nagoski
Anna Hayrapetyan
Dr. Sacha Peiser | Past President
Theresa Pilz
Nicholas Smolenski