Staff of the Beethoven Center
Patricia Stroh has been Curator since 1986 and is Acting Director of the Beethoven Center beginning in August 2016. Contact Patricia with inquiries about the administration of the Beethoven Center, scheduling of concerts and other events, major donations to the Center, visits to the Center, research, and use of the Center's collection.
Sabrina Nichols, Administrative Assistant
Public Service Assistants
Our Public Service Assistants help visitors during the Center's open hours, giving tours of exhibits, demonstrating the historical keyboard instruments, and offering guidance on using the Center's collections.
Volunteer docents are available to give tours and answer questions during the Center's open hours.
Dr. Richard Sogg demonstrates the historical keyboard instruments on Tuesdays from 2:00-2:45 p.m.
American Beethoven Society Staff
The Beethoven Center is also the headquarters for the American Beethoven Society and provides office space for the following staff:
Anna Newman is the Executive Director of the American Beethoven Society
Mona Onstead is President of the American Beethoven Society
Tom Bailey is Membership Secretary of the American Beethoven Society. His interests also include orchids, wines, and golf. Contact Tom if you have questions about membership or visit the society website.
Shirley George is the volunteer bookkeeper.
Brian Wesley is a graduate student in the School of Music
Dr. William B. George volunteers as an indexer for the Beethoven Gateway project.
Uwe Wrede is indexing and translating German-language materials for the Beethoven Gateway project.
Fred Saunders is organizing the files of journal articles for the Beethoven Gateway project and assisting with our ongoing inventory and database maintenance projects.