The Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational, arts, and cultural organization.

Our Mission
The mission of the Center for the Performing Arts is to engage and inspire the Central Indiana community through enriching arts experiences.

Great American Songbook Foundation Board


The Great American Songbook Foundation's Board of Directors is a group of committed stakeholders that includes industry experts, professional performers and conductors, philanthropists, and enthusiasts of the music of the Great American Songbook.


Melissa S. Barnes, Indiana

Interim Chair


Pam Campbell Williams, Indiana

Vice Chair


Robert Pullen, Washington D.C.



Rollin M. Dick, Indiana



Michael Feinstein, New York 

Founder, Ex officio


Carolyn E. Anker, Indiana

Brook Babcock, Tennessee

Sara Carruthers, Ohio

Marc Cherry, New York

William Hammer, Indiana

Mary Lane Haskell, California

Stan Hurt, Indiana

Kate Edelman Johnson, California

Karen Kelsey, Indiana

Paul Lowden, Nevada

Maria Ferrer Murdock, Washington

Troy D. Payner, MD, Indiana

Tom Postilio, New York

Roger Schmelzer, Indiana

Dr. Charles Simons, Indiana

Mike Strunsky, Nevada