Leadership and Conductors

LorettaLoretta recently joined Encore as Executive Assistant to CEO, Joshua Vickery. Loretta is a retired educator who spent many years teaching music, math, and English to elementary and secondary students primarily in Missouri and Illinois. After a 15-year stint as Assistant Director of the Early Childhood Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, she held several retail and administrative positions in San Diego and Orlando before joining CFCArts as a choir member for the 2011 fall season. 

In addition to singing with the Community Choir, Loretta served as a volunteer in several program areas and as coordinator of the CFCArts Volunteer Company. From fall 2017 through Spring 2021, she served as choral programs administrator for the 300-voice choir. A dynamic administrative professional, she retired and moved to Nashville in December 2021. Loretta has graciously offered to be an assistant to Joshua as a volunteer. She is excited to join Encore in its mission to bring the arts to older adults and particularly, to those in underserved populations throughout the country.