John Salerno

    For John Salerno, music was his life.  Beginning at age 8, he began taking lessons on the clarinet and continued performing his music for over 70 years. 


Jean A. Vollmer

Jean became an art instructor in 1973 and joined the Rome Art Association in 1985; that same year she became a member of the RAA board of directors and was elected Corresponding Secretary—a post she holds to this day. 

Richard R. Vollmer

    In 1986 Richard Vollmer joined the Rome Art Association, serving as Vice President for two years and as President for 12 years.  For the past four years he has served as Treasurer of that organization. 

Robert G. Hubbell

    Robert G. Hubbell was born in Ilion, N.Y.  He played music in the high school band and orchestra and had the honor of being selected as solo clarinetist in the first New York State All State Band held at Ithaca College in 1935.

Ann Hurlbut

    Ann Barbara Dersherl Hurlbut was born September 17, 1924 in Rome, New York.  She first became interested in performing arts while attending high school at Rome Free Academy, where she was involved in the school’s drama productions. 

Greg Kuzma

    Greg Kuzma was born and raised in Rome, NY. After graduating from Rome Free Academy, he continued his education at Syracuse University.