PRISM Quartet



PRISM Quartet, Inc. and New Sounds Music, Inc. are nonprofit organizations of the PRISM Quartet, founded in 1984 to commission and disseminate contemporary music for saxophones through performance, residency/outreach, and recording programs.


Matthew Levy, Executive and Co-Artistic Director

Taimur Sullivan, Co-Artistic Director

Timothy McAllister, Co-Artistic Director

Zachary Shemon, Co-Artistic Director

Willa Rohrer, Director of Advancement

Matt Browne, Manager, Media and Presenter Relations

Jocelyn Abrahamzon, Production and Administrative Coordinator

Elizabeth Kunert, Production and Marketing Assistant


Seth Brenzel, Chair
Executive Director, The Walden School
Member, San Francisco Symphony Chorus

Alyssa Timin, President
Managing Editor
Columbia University, Journal of Philosophy

Zachary Shemon, Treasurer and Co-Artistic Director
Assistant Professor of Saxophone
University of Missouri – Kansas City

Matthew Levy, Executive and Co-Artistic Director
Saxophone Instructor, Temple University
Former Director, Philadelphia Music Project
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

Taimur Sullivan, Secretary and Co-Artistic Director
Associate Professor of Saxophone
Northwestern University Bienen School of Music

Timothy McAllister, Co-Artistic Director
Associate Professor of Saxophone
University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance

Craig A. Rogers

David Poll, MD
Cardiologist and Clinical Assistant Professor
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Lynn Faust
Former Executive Director
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia

David Serkin Ludwig
Curtis Institute of Music
Gie and Lisa Liem Artistic Advisor to the President
Chair of Composition Studies; Director, Curtis 20/21 Ensemble; Artistic Director, Curtis Summerfest