Presenters

Maestro Denis Mastromonaco

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The Mississauga Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to enter its fourth season under the direction of Maestro Denis Mastromonaco. Mastromonaco brings with him over 20 years of experience in conducting and teaching both symphonic and operatic groups. He has worked with orchestras nationally and internationally including New York’s Orchard Park Orchestra, Czech Republic’s West Bohemian National Orchestra, and the National Academy Orchestra of Canada. Maestro Mastromonaco is a graduate of the University of Toronto. He studied conducting in Austria and Italy. Maestro Mastromonaco is a strong advocate for music within the community.

Mark Vuorinen

MVsmilingBW_0-192x275Mark Vuorinen is an Assistant Professor of Music at Conrad Grebel University College, where he teaches courses in conducting and conducts the University of Waterloo Chamber Choir.  He is also Artistic Director of Kitchener-Waterloo’s Grand Philharmonic Choir, a symphonic chorus whose repertoire includes the great masterpieces for chorus and orchestra. Mark studied music at Wilfrid Laurier University, Yale University’s Institute of Sacred Music and the University of Toronto.  He has given first performances and Canadian premieres of works by many composers, including John Burge, Timothy Corlis, Robinson McLellan, and Tawnie Olsen. He has performed as part of concert series at Toronto’s Music Gallery, the Stratford Summer Music Festival,  and the Luminato Festival and has given an all-night performance of Joby Talbot’s moving Path of Miracles, as part of Toronto’s Nuit Blanche Arts Festival. Other recent concert highlights include performances of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, Arvo Pärt’s Credo and Richard Einhorn’s moving soundtrack,Voices of Light as an accompaniment to the silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc.

Jeffry Cadorette, Rotary International Director-nominee (RID 2018-20) Press Photo 2013

Jeffery retired from healthcare in 1999 after a 25-year career as a physical therapist. He had been President and CEO of Physical Therapy Associates of Delaware County in Pennsylvania until merging his practice with Riddle Memorial Hospital to form the Riddle Rehabilitation Institute and Riddle Sports Medicine. He now serves as Associate Broker and Executive Vice President at Media Real Estate Company where he is active in all phases of commercial real estate sales and leasing, tenant representation and new project development.

He received a bachelor’s Degree in Science and a Master’s Degree in Education from Springfield College and a post graduate degree in physical therapy from the University of Pennsylvania.

He is a past Trustee on the Springfield College Board of Trustees and is a member of and Past Co-president of the Springfield College Philadelphia/Wilmington Alumni Association.

He served on the Board of Directors of the Rocky Run YMCA for 14 years, 4 as Chair of that Board. He was Honorary Chair of their Phase 11 and Phase 111 Capital Campaigns.

He is a past Board member of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley Y where he was Chair of its Branch Operations Committee.

He has been named Volunteer of the Year twice by both Rocky Run Y and Springfield College

He served for 9 years on the Board of Trustees at Tyler Arboretum and was President of that Board for 3 years.

He is currently Advisor to the Building Committee of the Providence Animal Center (formerly the Delaware County SPCA) and also sits on their capital campaign steering committee.

He has received the Benefit Auction Specialist designation from the National Auctioneers Association, one of 350 auctioneers in North America to have received that designation, helping dozens of charities to raise millions of dollars over the past 20 years.

A Rotarian with the Rotary Club of Media, PA since 1977, Jeff served as Governor of District 7450 in 1998-1999.

In September of 2016 he was the selection of the Zones 24/32 Nominating Committee for Director to serve on the Rotary International Board of Directors in 2018-2020.

Active in international service projects, he traveled to South America as part of a Rotary Foundation Matching Grant project to set up a Village Bank in Lima, Peru. Operating on the principles of micro-credit, it was a joint project of the Rotary Club of Media and the Rotary Club of El Rimac in Lima.

In October, 1999, he spent 8 days in Madagascar participating in a polio NID which was the culmination of The Philadelphia Challenge, a fundraising effort he initiated during his year as Governor. He accompanied a team of 27 who made the trip from District 7450. The Philadelphia Challenge raised record dollars for The Rotary Foundation and allowed District 7450 to lead Zones 31 & 32 in every category of giving to The Rotary Foundation in 1998-99.

In December of 2003 he travelled to Yaroslavl, Russia to assist in fund development initiatives for their YMCA.

In 2013 he travelled to Uganda to view the substantially completed Global Grant Project to the benefit of Brain Tree Primary School which was completed in cooperation with the Rotary Clubs of Media, Elkton, Maryland, and Kampala North in Uganda.

He is a past Rotary Foundation Alumni Coordinator for Zone 32 and the past General Coordinator worldwide of Rotary Foundation Alumni Coordinators.

He was a delegate to the Rotary International 2004 and 2007 Council on Legislation in Chicago.

In January, 2010 he was one of forty International Training Leaders selected globally to serve at the Rotary International Assembly in San Diego. He was reappointed to that position in 2011.

He facilitated the training at the Governor-elect Training Seminar for Zone 32 at the Rotary Institute in London, Ontario in 2010 and the Rotary Institute in Boston, MA in 2011.

In 2014 he facilitated the training for the Governors-nominee at the Zones 24 & 32 Rotary Institute in Toronto, Canada.

He was Co-Chair of the Pre-Institute Training at the 2016 Institute in Winnipeg, Canada.

In January 2015 he was appointed as one of two Seminar Leaders worldwide at the International Assembly in San Diego. Seminar Leaders are tasked with training, coaching, and motivating the 40 International Training Leaders who in turn train the 547 incoming District Governors for the upcoming Rotary year. He was reappointed to that position for the 2016 International Assembly.

He has represented the President of Rotary International at District Conferences across the country and in Canada and has been the keynote and motivational speaker at numerous district conferences, Rotary Foundation dinners, Rotary workshops, and seminars around North America.

He is a Rotary Foundation Benefactor, a charter member of the District 7450 Paul Harris Society, a Rotary Foundation Major Donor and a multiple Guy Gundaker Fellow of District 7450’s Gundaker Foundation.

He is a recipient of:

The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Small Business Person of the Year Award

The Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association Humanitarian Award

The Springfield College Distinguished Alumni Award

The Rose Tree Media School District Service Award

The Rotary International PolioPlus Partners Leadership Award

The Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service

The Media Theatre, Walter M. Strine Advocacy of the Arts Award

Boy Scouts of America, Cradle of Liberty Council, Good Scout Award

He is a recipient of the Rotary International Service Above Self Award, Rotary International’s highest honor for individual Rotarians and a recipient of The Rotary Foundation Distinguished Service Award, the Foundation’s highest distinction.

Peace Scholars

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