Advisory Council

The purpose of the Music Makes Us® Advisory Council is to advance the goals of the initiative and its sustainability over the long-term through both strategic and tactical efforts, including the cultivation of private funding sources. Members are jointly appointed by the mayor and director of schools and represent a broad cross-section of music industry, K-12 and higher education, philanthropic and community leaders.

First Name
Last Name

Advisory Council

Dr. Nola Jones

Director, Music Makes Us

Dr. Shawn Joseph

Director of Schools

Sharon Kay

General Manager JAZZY88

Debbie Schwartz Linn

Executive Director

Rod McGaha


Marvis Moore

Music Teacher