Staff and Board

Maya Adams

Staff Instructor

Maya Adams graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education from Pacific Lutheran University in 2021. During her time at PLU, she served as both student conductor of Knight’s Chorus, the university’s tenor/bass ensemble, and also as music director of PLU’s student-run treble acapella group.

Maya currently teaches K-5 vocal music at Delong Elementary in Tacoma. She is passionate about nurturing lifelong involvement in choral music and creating a rehearsal environment that provides a safe and welcoming space for all singers. She is an active member of the American Choral Directors Association and regularly attends conferences to further her education in diverse choral traditions and techniques. 

Outside of choir, Maya enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her pets. She also loves cooking, baking, and watching anything on Food Network

Dylan Petersen

Choir Assistant

Dylan Petersen graduated with a Bachelor’s in Music Composition from the University of Puget Sound in 2023. An avid musician, Dylan spent his time at UPS composing, singing in the Adelphian Concert Choir, playing percussion in the symphony orchestra and percussion ensemble, and leading Underground Sound A Cappella. While pursuing his degree Dylan also served as the Choir Director of Grace Baptist Church in Tacoma, Washington.

Outside of music, Dylan enjoys spending time with friends, taking long walks, and cooking all sorts of food.

Brandon Sparks

Vice President

Brandon spent six years in choir through middle and high school, and now has two kids who love singing and musical theater. A native of Olympia, he moved to West Seattle in 2016, and his kids began singing with ECC shortly thereafter.

Brandon founded the Oly Town Artesians semi-pro soccer team in Olympia, and is currently the on-field host and director of entertainment for the Dub Sea Fish Sticks baseball team. He is also a freelance graphics designer and social media manager who enjoys going to minor league baseball games and is a supporter of Brentford FC.

Devika Bashani


Devika is a product management leader and a former entrepreneur. Originally from India, she came to Seattle to study, but liked it enough to stay and call it home. As a child, singing in the school choir was her favorite activity. Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, swimming, and going on long drives with her husband. 

Alex Stahl

Member at Large

Alex Stahl received his degree in Music Education from Pacific Lutheran University, and teaches choir at Peninsula High School. Alex is a PNW native, having grown up right here in Washington State in University Place.

Alex was an ECC Staff Instructor in 2020 and joined the Board in 2021.

When Alex isn’t busy teaching, he can be found cooking/ baking something delicious, or hanging out with friends and family.

Arianne Wallace

Community Outreach and Engagement

Arianne (Ari) Wallace is a Seattle native who sang in the Northwest Girlchoir (NWGC) from age 7 through high school, and later served two terms on the NWGC Board of Directors. Ari minored in music at the University of Puget Sound, where she sang in the Adelphian Concert Choir. She has been singing with Mirinesse Women’s Choir since 2006.

Ari was happy to find Endolyne Children’s Choir for her children. ECC’s mission fits her long-standing dedication to music education and singing. 2022 will mark her daughter’s 5th year in ECC, and her son’s first year in the Debut Prep choir.

Ari is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice. She enjoys going to concerts, hiking to waterfalls, photography, volleyball, and football.

Alexis Toma

Member at Large

Alexis is an employment attorney. Born and raised in Phoenix, she started playing piano in second grade and then moved on to brass and woodwind instruments. She has lived in the Seattle for over 15 years, nearly all of it in West Seattle. Alexis is thrilled that her elementary school daughter loves choir and enjoys witnessing the friendships that develop among choir pals.

Join our committed, enthusiastic, fun team of volunteers! Grow your leadership skills and help ensure ECC’s continued success and stability. No prior Board experience required.

Open positions:

  • Event Chair
  • Fundraising Chair
  • email Board president Kathleen Lonergan to learn more about these exciting opportunities.