Pictured left to right: Teresa Kilmer-Block, Dr. Larkin Sanders, Bradley Petzold, Jacquie Ward, Isabel Wyndrum
Bradley Petzold, President and Artistic Director
Bradley moved to Kansas City from St. Louis in 2004 to study piano performance at the UMKC Conservatory of Music. He continued his piano studies at the University of Kansas and completed an MBA there as well. Since then he has continued to be an active appreciator of music and the arts throughout the region and was one of the founding members of the Kansas City Symphony's professionals group, MaestroKC. He recently joined the Heartland Men's Chorus and sings in the tenor section. He has worked in consulting at Cerner for the past several years and now manages a team of product managers for Oracle. He enjoys wine tastings, especially ones that involve Oregon Pinots, and continues to play the piano regularly. He is thrilled that his former home in Brookside is the Charlotte House of the Charlotte House Series and looks forward to continue connecting others to music throughout the community.
Jacquie Ward, Treasurer and Director of Finance and Operations
Jacquie currently works for UMB Financial helping to manage the direct private investment portfolio. She grew up playing many instruments, including piano, and continues to add instruments – most recently, the ukulele! She studied Finance at Kansas State University and received her MBA at University of Missouri-Kansas City. Jacquie is also a founding member of MaestroKC and enjoys supporting the arts including the Kansas City Symphony, the Kansas City Ballet, and the Charlotte House Series as a founding member. She previously worked as a wedding musician in the Kansas City region and continues to keep music an important part of her life. Jacquie is very excited to help make the vision of the Series a reality and to continue bringing the arts to the Kansas City community.
Teresa Kilmer, Secretary and Director of Marketing
Teresa is excited to be part of the Charlotte House Series board and is eager to contribute to finding creative ways to continue expanding the reach of the Series in Kansas City. She is a member of CenterLine Group, a property development company in KC that specializes in remodeling and development of urban midtown properties. Teresa appreciates a love of the arts, music, and home architecture in the Kansas City area and is thrilled to be involved with combining music performances with a KC metro living room setting!
Dr. Larkin Sanders, Director of Media and Public Relations
Dr. Larkin Sanders is a native of Branson, Missouri and currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri where she is the clarinet instructor at Washburn University, owns the Clever Clarinetist, performs with Xiphias Trio and other various ensembles, and is the Vice President of the American Single Reed Summit. Most notably, Dr. Sanders is the founder, executive artistic director, and is a clarinetist of the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra, a summer music festival in Branson, Missouri. Dr. Sanders is also a Woodwind Method Clinician for D'Addario & Co and is endorsed by Henri Selmer Paris, Silverstein Works, and Brian Corbin Clarinet Products. In addition to her activities as a clarinetist, teacher, and administrator, she is also a composer and author of The Creation of the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra: The Performer’s Field Guide to Music Festival Foundation and The Clever Clarinetist’s Daily Scale Method: Scales and Exercises for Everyday Use.
Isabel Wyndrum, Director of Events
Isabel has called Kansas City home for many years and is excited to join the Charlotte House Series. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Engineering and recently started her career at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Currently, she is pursuing a Master's at RIT. Isabel loves the KC art and music community and is excited to now be a part of it!