Staff

 

Matthew Kerr

Executive Director

Matthew has a degree in Education from Temple University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He has run after-school music programs for schools where he has taught History and English. He has worked in prisons for over seven months and has taught music to youth for the past seven years. He has four years of experience in working with nonprofits and is proficient at establishing community relationships and outreach efforts.

Christopher Thornton

Co-Executive Director

Christopher graduated from West Chester University with a dual degree in Philosophy and Anthropology and has been teaching youth for over five years. Having worked with various nonprofits throughout Philadelphia, Chris is well versed in how to provide effective pedagogy in musical instruction as well as how to form useful and positive connections throughout the community to help guide their students throughout the city.

Eric Ammon

Director of Fundraising & Grant Operations

Eric attended Temple University for Business Administration and is certified in non-profit fundraising. He has worked as Senior Financial Representative at Citadel Bank for over three years where he earned top distinctions and became ranked on the President’s Council.