A dedicated team from the Villanova College Music Staff work as to ensure the Festival operates at its potential each year. The management of the Festival is proudly hosted by Villanova College, and the QCMF is very grateful to Mr Mark Stower (Principal) for the College’s unwavering support.
Mr Michael Jones (Artistic Director)
Responsibilities: Overall Festival management, coordination and implementation of the Festival’s artistic goals.
*Michael is the Director of Music at Villanova College.
Mrs Sandra Magnus (Facilitator)
Responsibilities: Festival planning and implementation, scheduling of Festival entries, establishing performance schedules, management of scheduling clashes, etc.
*Sandra is in the Music Office on Mondays, and otherwise works from home. She’s also a past-parent of Villanova College.
Mrs Alison Schrauf (Administration)
Responsibilities: First point of personal contact in the Music Office, creating the QCMF Program, liaising with adjudicators, all payment and billing, assistance to music directors and conductors with entries, planning, awards, plaques, etc…
*Alison is the Villanova College Music Secretary, and she’s also a past-parent of Villanova College.
Mr Gordon Hughes (Business Development Manager)
Responsibilities: Fostering and developing relationships with current and prospective business partners, operational and strategic management, and guiding the development of a sustainable business model for the festival to ensure its longevity.
*Gordon is also the Head of Percussion Studies at Villanova College.
Mr Vince Scuderi (Production Coordinator)
Responsibilities: Planning and coordination of all technical production equipment, management of staging and instrument logistics, provide assistance at critical points throughout the Festival, and act as the point of call for any queries relating to back of house operations and crewing.
*Vince is the Audio Visual Coordinator at Villanova College, and is also a Villanova Old Boy.