Who’s Who

Gary Wolfman, Artistic Director

Gary Wolfman is in his second year as Artistic Director of TCJC.  He was the religious leader and cantor for Congregation B’nai Israel in Oshkosh, WI, for the past 30 years. He currently is the conductor of the Philharmonic Orchestra for the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony. Before joining GTCYS in 2012, Mr. Wolfman was Music Director for the youth symphony program of Fox Valley Symphony in Appleton, WI. For many years, he also taught students in the orchestra programs at Appleton North and West High Schools and was a recipient of the Appleton School District High School Educator of the Year award.  Orchestras under his direction performed for 11 state and national music conferences. Mr. Wolfman has been President of Wisconsin Music Educators Association and North Central Division President of Music Educators National Conference. He graduated with a music education degree from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and a master’s degree in orchestral conducting and music education from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Lynette Eastwold, Accompanist

Lynette is an active performer and teacher in the Twin Cities. She is a graduate of St. Olaf College and completed graduate work at the University of Iowa and the University of St. Thomas. She plays regularly at Temple Israel and Jewish community events and is an accompanist at many recitals and competitions. In addition, Ms. Eastwold maintains a large private piano studio.


Advisory Committee

Board of Directors