Jeffrey Douma is a Professor of Conducting at the Yale School of Music, where he teaches in the graduate choral program,
as founding Director of the
Yale Choral Artists, and as Artistic Director of the Yale International Choral Festival.
Professor Douma has appeared as guest conductor with choruses and orchestras on six continents
In 2018 Professor Douma and the Yale International Choral Festival organisers invited the Muslim Choral Ensemble-Sri Lanka to participate in the festival.
Professor Meeder is a highly qualified marketing leader operating internationally with a solid record of achievement in planning; conceiving, orchestrating and implementing creative strategies that build and boost brand value, engage consumers, create loyalty and accelerate impressive results. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer at the Academy of Design, Sri Lanka.
Aritha is a lawyer and Equality Director at iProbono. He leads the organization’s access to justice work and has been a pioneering activist in the field of diversity and inclusion. Aritha has spearheaded a number of initiatives and pro bono projects promoting diversity, equality, and human rights globally.
Soundarie David Rodrigo is a pianist, accompanist, music director and music educationalist from Sri Lanka.
Soundarie is the Founder and Music Director of Sri Lanka’s premiere female ensemble ‘Soul Sounds,’ the first choir in Sri Lanka to perform and win awards internationally. Over the last ten years Soul Sounds has given highly acclaimed performances in India, Australia, China, Kuwait, Austria, France, USA, Malaysia and South Africa.
Soundarie is also a qualified lawyer with a Masters in law, in the field of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law from the University of California, Berkeley having been the recipient of the Rotary World Peace Scholarship.
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Nirupama Menon Rao is a retired 1973 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, who served as India's Foreign Secretary from 2009 to 2011, as well as being India's Ambassador to the United States, China and Sri Lanka during her career.
Alifiya Naji has been a strong supporter of the Muslim Choral Ensemble - Sri Lanka since its inception.
The daughter of Co-Founder, Haadia Galely, she is a benefactor and shares a keen interest towards the the progress of the project .
Alifiya works with Commercial Bank in Qatar, and is the Unit head of Recruitment.
Hussain is a B-787 Captain and Instructor with Qatar Airways for the past nine years.
He is the son of Muslim Choral Ensemble - Sri Lanka’s founder, Haadia Galely, and has been a keen supporter and a benifactor of the choir since its inception in 2017.