Classics on Hudson seeks to enrich the cultural life of the greater Hudson community by presenting concerts that span the classics to the contemporary, performed by internationally celebrated artists. We serve to promote understanding and enjoyment of music through educational and concert experiences for audiences of all ages.
We have no staff. Our resources go almost exclusively for artist fees. We rely on the staff of the Hudson Opera House for production, marketing and presentation services. Our board is a classic, working board of music and community enthusiasts engaged in fundraising, and marketing of our efforts to plan and develop a season of professional performances and workshops.
Board of Directors 2017
- Eugenia Zukerman, Artistic Director is a true Renaissance woman. While maintaining an international concert calendar as a flutist with more than 30 performances annually, her multi-faceted career also includes distinguished work as an arts administrator, author, educator, internet entrepreneur, and journalist. She also serves as Music Director of Columbia County’s Leaf Peepers Concert Series. She resides in Ancramdale.
- Richard Collens, MD, President, retired in 2014 from his practice as a cardiologist with Twin County Cardiology at Columbia Memorial Health and resides in Hillsdale.
- Don Moore, Treasurer, is the elected Hudson 3rd Ward Supervisors on the Columbia County Board of Supervisors, former Hudson Common Council President and a retired university administrator.
- Dorothy Heyl, Secretary, is an attorney with Millbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in New York City and is a resident of Hudson.
- Cyndy Hall, is a retired Hudson City School District music teacher and resides in Claverack
- Louis Clinton, MD is a cardiologist with Twin County Cardiology at Columbia Memorial health and resides in Ghent.
- Virginia Martin , PhD is the Democratic Commissioner of Elections for Columbia County
- Noel Phillips is an artist, writer and gilder, frame conservator, long time choral chorister who resides in Hudson.
- Ron Tanner is former owner now retired of RCT Retail Development Consultants, andPresident and owner of Hudson Emporium Inc. retail stores. Past President of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America Hudson-Mohawk Section.