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
Associate Professor of Saxophone
University of Missouri – Kansas City

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

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

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

David Serkin Ludwig
Dean and Director, Music Division
The Juilliard School

Craig A. Rogers

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

Lynn Faust
Former Executive Director
Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia

Jeannine Webber
Vice President, JP Morgan Advisors

Lisa Miller
Former Executive Director, Network for New Music
President of the Board of Directors, Intercultural Journeys

Mary Anne O’Meara
Clerk Trustee of the D’Olier Foundation
Board Member, Symphony in C