Directors, Advisers, and Patrons

Run by Volunteers
The Women’s Musical Club of Toronto is a not-for-profit, charitable organization (Charitable Business Number 12371 8637 RR0001). It is run by one part-time arts administrator, and a large group of dedicated volunteers.

Board of Directors 2017 – 2018

Diane Martello, President, Membership & Marketing Chair
Kathleen McMorrow, Vice-president, Marketing Sub-Committee Coordinator
Janet Murray, CPA, CA, Secretary-Treasurer
Annette Sanger, Past President, Career Development Award Chair
Holde Gerlach, Volunteer Committee Co-Chair
Patricia Hausner, Front of House Committee Chair
Eva Innes, Director at Large
Susan Johnston, WMCT Archivist
Jerri Merritt Jones, Events Committee Coordinator
Tamar Nelson, Student Outreach Coordinator
Bonnie O’Dacre, Marketing & Media
Julia Smith, Fundraising and Nominating Chair
Debra Voorheis, Director at large


Honorary Patron

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, OC, OOnt


The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, PC, CC, CMM, COM, CD

Sir Andrew Davis, CBE Music Director & Principal Conductor, Lyric Opera of Chicago

Walter Homburger, CM

Catherine Robbin, OC Director of Classical Vocal Studies, Department of Music, York University

Honorary Advisers

J. Anthony Caldwell
Susan V. Corrigan
Victor Feldbrill, O.C., O.Ont.Conductor
Louis Lortie, O.C.Pianist
John B. Lawson, Q.C.
Don McLean Dean, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
Esther McNeil Founding Chair, Career Development Award; Founding Chair, WMCT Foundation
Elizabeth Newton
Peter Oundjian Music Director, Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Arthur R.A. Scace, C.M., Q.C.
Peter Simon President, The Royal Conservatory of Music