Sam Ferrara studied Music Business and Artist Management at Berklee College of Music before moving to the Cape and joining the Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra. Sam has a background in concert booking and artist development including acts from a wide array of artists such as 50 Cent, Trey Songz, and The Voice's Sam James. He has also worked at tech companies such as Donut Studios and The Echo Nest, a machine learning platform that now powers Spotify.
In addition to his work with the orchestra, Sam maintains an active piano lesson and tuning business, Cape Cod Piano Lessons, and restores pianos and keyboard instruments in his spare time. He currently lives in Yarmouth Port with his wife and new baby boy.
Grants & Donor relations
Alix Saba has worked with small and medium sized organizations for the last few years helping them to tell their stories and realize their vision through marketing, policy development, and grant writing She has worked in education and program management for international development organizations as well as domestic arts nonprofits for over a decade and continues to love the variety of her daily work. As a classically trained violinist, she continues to pursue her passion for music as an orchestral stage manager in her off hours. When not on the clock, she can be found hunting for mid-century furniture, practicing yoga, or exploring the culinary delights of the city.
Ms. Saba holds a B.A. in International Relations; African Culture and Politics as well as an M.A. in International Relations and Religion specializing in African Islam. She currently resides in Brookline with her ever-expanding plant collection.
Michelle McGrath takes a creative approach as a designer, illustrator and vocalist and adapts those principles into innovative marketing, public and media relations solutions for her clients. With more than 20 years in the industry, she has developed a niche firm through her love of the arts, continually redefining strategic methods to suit technological advances in media and communications. Cultivated relationships with journalists at major print, broadcast and digital media outlets, trade publications and wire services allow her clients ample recognition. She is a devoted arts advocate, collaborating with, founding and serving on many of the region’s cultural committees and arts organizations. She also previously served as founding Arts & Entertainment Correspondent for PACTV’s PCN Community News, the premiere regional television news program.
For media inquiries, contact Michelle McGrath PR.