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Steven Huang
President & Director

Founder of International Conducting Masterclasses, Inc., Steven Huang has conducted orchestras and operas across the United States and throughout the world, including recurring guest conductor of the National Philharomonic of Moldova and l'Orchestre Philharmonique de Ste. Trinité, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. At the age of twenty-one, he served as Music Director of the Bach Society Orchestra of Harvard University, where he received his undergraduate degree, as well as the Lowell House Opera, the oldest continuously running opera company in New England. He is currently on faculty as Director of Orchestral Activities at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Mr. Huang has worked with young musicians in the nationally recognized Irvine Youth Symphony and the Four Seasons Orchestra in Southern California. He has held the position of Music Director of the University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra, the Central Illinois Youth Symphony, the Gilbert and Sullivan Players of Chicago, and the Bradley University Orchestra. He also founded the Peoria Young Players, an elite ensemble of young musicians. He has guest conducted programs with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, and abroad, he has led the New Symphony Orchestra of Bulgaria; the Attergau Kultursommer Orchestra in Austria, in conjunction with the Salzburg Festival; the Jeunesses Musicales Festival Orchestra, and Pitesti Philharmonic in Romania; the “Regina Vioara” International Violin Festival Orchestra in Moldova; and L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Sainte Trinité, Haiti, where he volunteers to teach young Haitian musicians.
Mr. Huang earned the Master of Music degree in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Michigan as a student of Kenneth Kiesler. He twice received the Herbert von Karajan Fellowship for Young Conductors for study at the Salzburg Festival, and the Fulbright Fellowship for study at the National University of Music in Bucharest, where he was the student of Dumitru Goia.
Steven Huang has been featured as conductor on the album "Sticks & Stones," released by Equilibrium, and an upcoming album of music by Miklos Rozsa.

G. Alan "AJ" Stack, Jr.
Secretary/Treasurer & Director

A native of Athens, Ohio, AJ Stack has extensive experience in all aspects of not-for-profit organization. He has served on the boards of directors for the Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills Advisory Committee (Ohio Dept. of Education programming); the Episcopal Appalachian Ministries Commission for the Episcopal Church USA; numerous advisory and directorial boards and commissions in the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio; and the Athens AIDS Task Force, where he served as President.

Mr. Stack received his Bachelors of Arts in Social Work from Ohio University and maintains both a Social Work and Foster Care/Adoption Assessor license in the State of Ohio. He has extensive experience in residential and outpatient mental health, drug and alcohol, and behavioral health counseling, and currently works for Oasis Therapeutic Foster Care Network as an Assessor and Care and Treatment Team Leader. Mr. Stack was the Seek Work Program Coordinator for Athens County Job and Family Services, a program designed to aid the unemployed in acquiring workplace skills. He is also currently employed by Sun Electric, a family electrical contracting business, where he manages all financial and personnel activities.