Stephanie Challener Stephanie Challener, Publisher
Stephanie Challener joined Musical America in 1993, working as an advertising assistant, as a sales representative in 1995, then on to associate publisher in 1997 and publisher in December 2001.
Before working at Musical America, Stephanie received a BA degree in International Relations from the College of Wooster in Ohio and a Master of Music degree in Accompanying and Coaching from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ.
Stephanie also takes and develops her own black & white photos, plays the piano and because of her position with Musical America she has had the opportunity to travel to some wonderful places. She is also the happy companion of 2 beautiful orange cats named Sunny and Ray.

Susan Elliott, News Editor
Susan Elliott has won an ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for her work on the website and has contributed articles to the daily New York Times, Dance Magazine, Symphony and Opera News. A composer by training, Elliott is a onetime critic for the New York Post and former managing editor of High Fidelity/Musical America under the late Shirley Fleming. She is an officer on the board of the Music Critics Association of North America.

Clive Paget, Features Editor Musical America International Directory of the Performing Arts
Clive Paget is an arts writer and critic. He is a former Editor and now Editor-at-Large for Australia’s Limelight magazine. In addition to Musical America, he also writes for Opera News, BBC Music Magazine, Steinway Magazine, and others. As Nicholas Hytner’s music theater consultant at London’s National Theatre for five years, his remit to explore new approaches to the art form saw him initiating many original projects and bringing together contemporary arts practitioners from different fields, including Damon Albarn and Akram Khan, to name a few. A founder of London’s influential Bridewell Theatre, he co-directed the world premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s first and previously unperformed musical, Saturday Night, in 1997.

Carolyn Eychenne, European Advertising Sales Representative
Carolyn Eychenne has represented Musical America in Europe since 1989, a period in which the music industry in Europe has experienced both great upheaval and great renewal, as the fall of the Berlin wall and subsequent fall in music subsidies in Germany and then other countries forced artists' agents to become more and more creative.
Carolyn has developed Musical America International Directory of the Performing Arts's reach in Europe and the Middle East, tripling turnover in this region. A specialist in business-to-business marketing, Carolyn has also worked for professional magazines in the food, pharmaceutical, and medical industries.
An "American in Paris," Carolyn studied English Literature at Mills College in California (home to composer Darius Milhaud after the War), before coming to France on a Fulbright scholarship. She has since lived in Tunis, Paris, Nice and Versailles.



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