1. Giving

Meet Advancement

Welcome to the family.

Our advancement team includes trained musicians and professionals who understand what SFCM needs to thrive. We’re committed to connecting SFCM supporters with students and faculty in significant, enduring ways. We’re happy to answer any questions you have about supporting SFCM with a gift that is meaningful to you.

Contact Advancement

  • Rhiannon Lewis

    Institutional Gifts Manager

    I serve as the link between SFCM and foundations that share our values and our commitment to advancing performing arts education and community programming. If you represent a foundation and are interested in learning more about SFCM or partnering with us, please feel free to contact me.

  • Cynthia Mei

    Alumni Relations Officer

    Happiness is not just about career success. It’s about the relationships you build along the way. Let me help you get connected through our network and find ways to get involved!

  • Christian Mills

    Associate Director of Major Gifts

    A Bay Area native and longtime arts enthusiast, I manage our yearly spring gala and assist with our fundraising programs, including scholarship, endowment, and unrestricted funds, as well as help with a range of naming opportunities.

  • Randi Paul

    Associate Director of Individual Giving

    I manage the membership program at SFCM. Feel free to contact me with questions about your benefits as a member, your giving in general, or how to make a gift.

  • William Quillen

    Legacy & Major Gifts Officer

    I help manage major gifts and legacy gifts to SFCM. Please contact me if you have questions about including SFCM in your estate plans or if you would like to make a life income gift to the institution. An East Bay resident, I'm also a musicologist (PhD, Berkeley, 2010), a sometime tubist, an animal lover, and a very proud new father.


    Arielle Blinick

    Special Events Manager

    I manage special events at SFCM. If you have a question about one of our events, or are interested in attending, please contact me.