Principals

 

Marcia Colligan President & CEO

Marcia Colligan

MARCIA COLLIGAN is President, CFO, and co-founder of Classicopia. An innovator for much of her professional life, Ms. Colligan was inspired to reconnect with her life-long love of classical piano music for herself and her community. The co-founder’s vision was to foster an appreciation of extraordinary classical music with an educational component.

An Emerita at Dartmouth College, Ms. Colligan earned an M.A. from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University of New Hampshire. She resides in Hanover where she continues to manage all aspects of Classicopia and to host classical Salons in her home.

Daniel Weiser
Artistic Director

Dan Weiser

Dan Weiser

DANIEL WEISER is a free-lance pianist. He is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Classicopia. He is also co-founder of the Upper Valley Duo was a founding member of the Adirondack Ensemble. He has a Doctorate in Piano/Chamber Music from the Peabody Conservatory, where he studied with Samuel Sanders and Robert MacDonald and won the Richard Franko Goldman prize for outstanding contribution to musical and education life.

He has performed on many great stages, including the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, the National Gallery of Art in D.C., and on the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago. He has also concertized around the world, including Israel, Thailand, Holland, and France and was the 1996 U.S. Artistic Ambassador Abroad, for which he performed on an eleven-country tour of the Middle East and Asia. He lives in Asheville, NC.