LACO’s staff is regularly recognized by audiences for its helpfulness and willingness to go “out of the way” to create an inviting and comfortable concert-going experience for audiences.


Ben Cadwallader

Executive Director


Julia Paras

Director of Development

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 211

Brandon Faber

Assistant Director of Individual Giving + Events

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 221

Jonathan Rios

Development Assistant

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 206

finance & administration

Karin Burns

director of finance & administration

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 208


Coleman Richardson

assistant director of patron journey

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 210

Mike Mancillas

assistant director of digital strategy & design

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 209

Marika Suzuki

digital marketing manager

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 207

Stephanie Yoon

production + marketing manager

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 224

Artistic Operations and Community Programs

Andrea Laguni

interim general manager

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 213

Taylor Lockwood

operations manager

(213) 622-7001, EXT. 212

Orchestral Series

Join "America's finest chamber orchestra" for a seven concert series that showcases the ensemble’s trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers.

Baroque Conversations

Explore the genesis of the Baroque repertoire with this three concert series. Legendary musicians introduce the works from the stage and engage the audience in short, compelling talks.

In Focus: Beethoven

Margaret Batjer curator

Join concertmaster Margaret Batjer for a three concert series of remarkable chamber works by one of the most recognized and influential musicians of any period: Beethoven.