TEAM

Jay Sweet
Executive Producer

Kira Karbocas
Chief Financial Officer

Christian McBride
Artistic Director, Newport Jazz

Brittany Ryan
Associate Producer

Christopher Capotosto
Creative & Marketing Director

Deborah Ross
Director of Education

Deb Girard
Ticketing Director

Meg Helsel
Publicity Director, Newport Folk

Carolyn McClair
Publicity Director, Newport Jazz

Dan Swain
Foundation & Development Coordinator

BOARD

George Wein*
Chairman

Bruce Gordon*
President

Nicholas Pell
Treasurer

Tim Albinson
Jim Bildner
Patricia Blanchet
Jeff Bowlby
Tom Busard
Dick Cashin* 
Jerome Chazen* 
Michael Dorf
Leyla Ertegun* 
John Hailer
Vikas Kapoor* 
Roger Kass
Jim Lanzone
Ronald MacKenzie
Ward Mooney
Jonathan Nelson
Mike Sheehan
Jay Sweet
Bruce Trauner*
William Vareika*

Past Members:
Joshua Feigenbaum*
Elliot Hoffman*
William Lewis, Jr.*
Deborah Ross*

* Founding Member

 

Newport Festivals Foundation
P.O. Box 3865
Newport, RI 02840
978-768-7664