Our Board of Directors

 
Carolyn Lorenzoni Mrs. Lorenzoni is a 1995 honors graduate of the Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University. She has been a student of the musical arts for over 35 years performing with voice and on piano, harpsichord, and organ throughout the Indianapolis community. Some of Carolyn's performances include: Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, Clowes Hall, for the American Guild of Organists' Indianapolis Chapter, and for the Sigma Alpha Iota musical fraternity. For over 25 years, she has fulfilled several church musician roles from organist to ministry coordinator. Currently, Mrs. Lorenzoni is the Executive Director of the Indiana Fine Arts Academy and has been an instructor in piano, voice, organ, and theory since the school's inception. Additionally, she tutors several subjects and is a homeschool mom.  Mrs. Lorenzoni is currently the Vice President of Programs for the Indianapolis Piano Teacher's Association and is passionate about providing students of all ages and abilities access to fine arts instruction. Carolyn spends most of her leisure time with friends and family, often cooking and entertaining in her home. She has received many honors for her music and volunteerism including the Sagamore of the Wabash. Visit Carolyn on the web: carolynlorenzoni.com

Carolyn Lorenzoni

Mrs. Lorenzoni is a 1995 honors graduate of the Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University. She has been a student of the musical arts for over 35 years performing with voice and on piano, harpsichord, and organ throughout the Indianapolis community. Some of Carolyn's performances include: Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, Clowes Hall, for the American Guild of Organists' Indianapolis Chapter, and for the Sigma Alpha Iota musical fraternity.

For over 25 years, she has fulfilled several church musician roles from organist to ministry coordinator. Currently, Mrs. Lorenzoni is the Executive Director of the Indiana Fine Arts Academy and has been an instructor in piano, voice, organ, and theory since the school's inception. Additionally, she tutors several subjects and is a homeschool mom.  Mrs. Lorenzoni is currently the Vice President of Programs for the Indianapolis Piano Teacher's Association and is passionate about providing students of all ages and abilities access to fine arts instruction.

Carolyn spends most of her leisure time with friends and family, often cooking and entertaining in her home. She has received many honors for her music and volunteerism including the Sagamore of the Wabash.

Visit Carolyn on the web: carolynlorenzoni.com

Deanna Caldwell Deanna Caldwell has a Bachelor of Music in viola performance from Illinois Wesleyan University, a Master of Arts in counseling ministries from Trinity International University, and has done graduate work in viola performance at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, a national honor society for music. Her teachers include Kay Kempf, Robert Swan of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Michael Hining, formerly of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Yuval Gotlibovich, professor of viola, Indiana University. She has also spent several summers studying chamber music with Myron Kartman, Northwestern University professor of violin, ret. Deanna has eight years of teaching experience, having taught both from her home and at the Jack Benny Center for the Fine Arts. Currently, Deanna plays with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, where she is also the music librarian.

Deanna Caldwell

Deanna Caldwell has a Bachelor of Music in viola performance from Illinois Wesleyan University, a Master of Arts in counseling ministries from Trinity International University, and has done graduate work in viola performance at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, a national honor society for music.

Her teachers include Kay Kempf, Robert Swan of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Michael Hining, formerly of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Yuval Gotlibovich, professor of viola, Indiana University. She has also spent several summers studying chamber music with Myron Kartman, Northwestern University professor of violin, ret. Deanna has eight years of teaching experience, having taught both from her home and at the Jack Benny Center for the Fine Arts.

Currently, Deanna plays with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, where she is also the music librarian.

Julia Keller-Welter After receiving a bachelor of vocal performance at the School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington, Julia Keller-Welter opened her music studio in her home. She taught piano, voice, violin and viola at Middle C Studio for over thirty years.  Now Julia spends her time playing viola in the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and other groups singing with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and being a viola specialist for Sand Creek Intermediate School in Hamilton Southeastern School System along with enjoying her grandchildren. Julia plays tennis regularly at the Carmel Racquet Club and can be seen biking on the Monon Trail two or three times a week!

Julia Keller-Welter

After receiving a bachelor of vocal performance at the School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington, Julia Keller-Welter opened her music studio in her home. She taught piano, voice, violin and viola at Middle C Studio for over thirty years. 

Now Julia spends her time playing viola in the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and other groups singing with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and being a viola specialist for Sand Creek Intermediate School in Hamilton Southeastern School System along with enjoying her grandchildren. Julia plays tennis regularly at the Carmel Racquet Club and can be seen biking on the Monon Trail two or three times a week!

 
Natalia Kurniati Natalia Kurniati graduated magna cum laude from Purdue University in 2005 with a B.S in Computer Technology and a B.S in General Management. She then pursued a Software Engineering career which led to Consulting and Project Management career. She acquired her Project Management PMP certification and PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) certification among other organizational and management certifications to further develop her skills in Project Management.  Natalia also has passion in photography, clothing and pattern design and supports her kids in their journey to explore their creative minds, from producing her daughter’s YouTube videos on “Chloe’s Creative Corner” channel to designing clothing based on kids’ drawing or ideas. Natalia’s daughters, Chloe and Claudia Elkins are students of Mrs. Lorenzoni in the Indiana Fine Arts Academy.

Natalia Kurniati

Natalia Kurniati graduated magna cum laude from Purdue University in 2005 with a B.S in Computer Technology and a B.S in General Management. She then pursued a Software Engineering career which led to Consulting and Project Management career. She acquired her Project Management PMP certification and PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) certification among other organizational and management certifications to further develop her skills in Project Management. 

Natalia also has passion in photography, clothing and pattern design and supports her kids in their journey to explore their creative minds, from producing her daughter’s YouTube videos on “Chloe’s Creative Corner” channel to designing clothing based on kids’ drawing or ideas.

Natalia’s daughters, Chloe and Claudia Elkins are students of Mrs. Lorenzoni in the Indiana Fine Arts Academy.

Karen Hromada Karen Hromada has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Evansville and an M.B.A. from Butler University. As a student at the University of Evansville, she studied violin with Carol Dallinger and played in the University Symphony Orchestra and String Ensemble. Karen currently works as a Financial Analyst at Government Payment Service, Inc. She is an active member of College Park Church, where she plays in the orchestra. She is also a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, a music fraternity for women, and is active in the Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter, where she has held various positions on the executive board. Karen serves as the Secretary of the IFAA's board of directors and uses her background in Finance to help with the academy's accounting. In her spare time, Karen loves to read, travel and spend time with her family.

Karen Hromada

Karen Hromada has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Evansville and an M.B.A. from Butler University. As a student at the University of Evansville, she studied violin with Carol Dallinger and played in the University Symphony Orchestra and String Ensemble.

Karen currently works as a Financial Analyst at Government Payment Service, Inc. She is an active member of College Park Church, where she plays in the orchestra. She is also a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, a music fraternity for women, and is active in the Indianapolis Alumnae Chapter, where she has held various positions on the executive board.

Karen serves as the Secretary of the IFAA's board of directors and uses her background in Finance to help with the academy's accounting.

In her spare time, Karen loves to read, travel and spend time with her family.