Emily O’Brien, PhD

Development and Communications Manager A lifelong musician, Emily O’Brien grew up participating in community programs. Originally from Ohio, Emily studied voice performance and dance, eventually pursuing her PhD in musicology at Northwestern, where she studied radio...

Matt Espy

Equipment Coordinator Prior to joining the Intonation team in 2017, Matt was a managing partner at Chicago Drum Works for 10 years, where he curated drum clinics and helped to foster and grow Chicago’s drum community. Matt also regularly works as a Tech/Stage Manager...

Margie Robinson

Hailing from St. Louis, MO, Margie Robinson, earned her Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Columbia College Chicago (2013), while minoring in Early Childhood Education. Margie quickly established herself as a musical force, in addition to being a dancer, as a singer and...

Dre X. Meza

Dre Meza (they/them/theirs) comes to Intonation with a background as a jazz vocalist, improviser, arranger, composer, activist, educator, and multidisciplinary artist. In 2017, they received a B.A. in Jazz Studies, Vocal Performance, and Acting from Columbia College...

Edward Anderson

Edward Anderson has been an instructor since 2012. He has taught at Fuller Park, NKO Charter School, Fosco Park, Gage Park High School, CICS Irving Park, and Rock-N-Pop Summer Camp, and is very happy to work with the Intonation All-Stars. Edward is a songwriter,...