Board of Directors


Caryn Jacobs

Winston & Strawn LLP


James Fackenthal

Freelance musician
Independent music teacher


Karen Owen

Systems Engineer/Product Manger


James R. McDaniel

Senior Counsel
Sidley Austin LLP


Karen Owen

Systems Engineer & Product Manager (retired)



Linda J. Kroning

Attorney, Knabe, Kroning & Bedell


Joan Pantsios

Senior Assistant Public Defender, DuPage County, IL (retired)



Charles J. Metz O.D., Ph.D

Optometrist (retired)



Frederick N. Bates

Attorney (retired)
Adjunct Professor, DePaul University



Terry Corrigan

SVP, General Manager
Epsilon, Inc.



David Douglass

Artistic Co-Director

Scott Agner

Operations Assistant

Ellen Hargis

Artistic Co-Director

Riva Feshbach

Grant Writing

Hannah De Priest

General Manager/PR

Karen Owen


Bev Simmons

Graphic Design

Brittany Terry

Box Office Manager

Lisa Drew


MAY PERFORMANCE CANCELLED - The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour (click for more information)

Dear Valued Patrons,
We regret to share that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not present The Mistress: Madame de Pompadour this May 8-10th. We currently plan to reschedule this project for a special performance in August 2020. We hope to share more details on that soon. In the meantime, current ticketholders for May performances of The Mistress can choose to hold their ticket(s) and use them for the rescheduled event, or receive a voucher for the cost to be used for future Consort events, donate the cost of their tickets as a tax-deductible charitable contribution, or request a refund. Please note that season pass holders will receive a percentage credit or refund. To confirm arrangements, contact General Manager Hannah De Priest at You can also leave a voicemail at 773-669-7335 and she will call you back.

You can always donate to the Newberry Consort online  or via check. Our mailing address is The Newberry Consort, P.O. Box 60212, Chicago, IL, 60660-0212. Please reach out to if you have any questions or leave a message at 773-669-7335 and one of our staff will be in touch with you.
We appreciate your understanding and very much look forward to welcoming you to Newberry Consort concerts in the future. Till then, wishing you all good health and safety in these uncertain times.