Craig Lemming, Production Manager, ext. 204 or online
Jen Krook, Office Manager/Education & Outreach Coordinator, ext. 203 or online
Karoline Nauss, Marketing Director, ext. 207 or online
Leo Treadway, Development Director, ext. 205 or online
Sarah Curtis, Development Manager, ext. 209 or online
Aaron Wulff, Executive Director, ext. 206 or online
Executive Director Aaron Wulff joined The Rose Ensemble in 2007 with a background in the performing arts and arts management. As a performer in choral music, an actor for the stage, and a certified professional ballroom dance instructor, he has had numerous opportunities to advance the arts in Minnesota. Aaron earned his degree in Political Science and Theatre from St. Olaf College in 2001, where he sang with the St. Olaf Men’s Chorus and acted in a variety of dramatic productions and musicals. While at St. Olaf he earned a National Collegiate Communications Arts Award, hosted a student radio show, and worked for the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2002 he began studying dance with World Champion Jeff Nehrbass and became certified as a highly commended instructor in American Ballroom and Rhythm styles for the U.S. Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance. During that time he served as General Manager of On Your Toes School of Dance in Minneapolis, overseeing their adult ballroom and children’s performing arts programs, while teaching and competing as a member of the National Dance Council of America. After appearing on stage in several local theater productions, Aaron joined The Rose Ensemble in 2007. He is proud to contribute his leadership skills to The Rose Ensemble’s mission, and believes strongly in the The Rose Ensemble’s commitment to bring music to communities across the state. Aaron also serves on the board of the Arts & Culture Partnership of Saint Paul and is pursuing his Masters in Arts and Cultural Management at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. He enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, and spending time with his wife, Martha, and son, Liam.
Jordan Sramek, Founder/Artistic Director, ext. 202 or online
Founder/Artistic Director of The Rose Ensemble (Saint Paul, Minnesota), Jordan Sramek enjoys an active career as a performing musician, scholar, teacher, and arts entrepreneur. Jordan studied early vocal performance and harpsichord at the College of St. Scholastica and has spent time learning from such early-music experts as Benjamin Bagby, Eric Mentzel, Dom. Daniel Saulnier, Margriet Tindemans and Crawford Young. He is highly respected for his meticulous research of music rarely heard in the concert hall and has championed vocal repertoire from Renaissance Poland, Bohemia and Sweden, as well as Baroque Mexico and 19th-century Hawaii. Now in frequent demand as performer and clinician, Jordan has led musical workshops and master-classes at universities and festivals across the U.S., and with The Rose Ensemble he has developed several award-winning educational programs for young people. Jordan’s honors include a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship for Performing Musicians; a Jerome Foundation Travel/Study Grant; and the 2010 Chorus America Louis Botto Award for Innovative Action and Entrepreneurial Zeal.