Board of Directors

Ginny Brown

Yvette Wilson
Vice President

David Walton

Catherine Moroney

Shannon Spillman
Members at Large

Meredith Murray
Members at Large

Caroline Edgeton-Martin

Wayne Marquardt




Daniel Schwartz - Artistic Director


Dan Schwartz began his musical studies with piano lessons at age seven. He soon took up jazz drumming, and by thirteen was studying classical percussion with Susan Jones, principal timpanist of the Pennsylvania Ballet; in high school, he took on both trumpet and voice lessons. From 2005 to 2009, Dan attended Temple University, studying percussion with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra. At Temple, he also took voice lessons with retired Metropolitan Opera baritone David Arnold and received several undergraduate scholarships for his achievements. After receiving his Bachelor's degree, he was accepted into Temple University’s Master’s Program for Choral Conducting. Upon his graduation in 2011, Dan was honored with the Elaine Brown Award for musicianship, dedication to excellence, and humanitarianism. In addition to serving as the Artistic Director and Conductor of PVOP, he sings with The Crossing and also serves on their Artistic Committee.

Ting Ting Wong - Accompanist


Ting-ting Wong is a collaborative pianist residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the resident coach at Center City Opera Theater. Besides that, she is currently the accompanist at Temple University for the Women's Chorus and a vocal coach for Philadelphia University Singers. She also actively ... (This section is currently under construction.)