Cleo Goldberg, percussion
Chicago-based music educator, conductor, and percussionist, Cleo Goldberg (pronouns: they/them/theirs), teaches K-8 general music at Alexander Graham Bell School and serves as Director of the Lakeside Pride Pops Ensemble and the Millennial Chamber Players. As a percussionist, they have performed at festivals and competitions across the United States as well as in the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Russia. Goldberg studied conducting at the New York Conducting Workshop, the International Conducting Workshop & Festival (Lviv, Ukraine), the Pierre Monteux School, and the Juilliard Evening Division. They received a Bachelor of Music degree in percussion performance from Manhattan School of Music and a Master of Music Education and Certification degree from VanderCook College of Music.