Administrative Staff

Prior to joining CMS, Reed was Director of Strategic Alliances at the national office of AARP in Washington, DC and Founding Executive Director of Mount Vernon At Home, Inc., a non-profit membership organization in Alexandria, VA. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from Dartmouth College. Mr. Reed earlier had a 20-year career in the wireless data and messaging industry at Metrocall, Inc., and is a life-long choral singer. Mr. Reed resides in Salisbury Township with his wife, The Rev. Elizabeth Hoffman Reed, a hospital chaplain. They have two adult children.

Jeff Reed

Executive Director

Mrs. Kulp holds a B.A., Business Administration, Muhlenberg College, with honors from The Wescoe School, and an A.A., Graphic Design, Lehigh Carbon Community College. Before joining CMS in 2014, she was the Assistant Advertising Manager with Times News LLC/Lehigh Valley Press newspaper group and worked in guest services at Penn’s Peak.  Mrs. Kulp has a long history of nonprofit service.  She currently serves with the Lehighton Area Heritage Alliance and Blue Mountain Classics Car Club.  You may see her singing with The Pale Moon Players or photographing one of their performances.  She is also a freelance graphic designer and photographer  She resides in the mountains of Lehighton with her husband and young son.

Lisa Hopstock Kulp

Assistant Director

Prior to joining CMS in 2017, Mrs. Burcaw graduated from Lock Haven University with a B.S. in Psychology, with honors. She gained experience in academic support roles for elementary through college-aged students and in administrative and operational positions in both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She is passionate about music and has played piano most of her life. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, traveling, and cooking. She resides in South Whitehall Township with her husband and their adopted greyhounds, Rick & Trooper.

Laura Burcaw

Operations Manager

Ms. Hooper is a graduate of the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University, where she received bachelor’s degrees in both music and psychology.  At PSU, she studied under Dr. Timothy Shafer and was recognized for exemplary jury performances in two honors recitals and participated in the university’s concerto competition. She also offered her skills to two weekly religious services, where she was applauded for both prepared and improvised performances.  In addition to teaching private and group piano lessons at CMS, she is responsible for developing and coordinating new and existing classes, programs, and recitals for our students. In her spare time, she performs music at local country clubs and vineyards; she plays and sings contemporary works on her keyboard and ukulele.

Kelly Hooper

Program Coordinator

Ms. Adamson is a graduate of Parkland High School and studied Communications and Journalism at Drexel University. She played the flute for 8 years and has experience in supportive administrative roles and working with children and families in learning environments. Some of her past experience includes working with the Asia Pacific regional communications team for World Vision International and teaching English at Santis Educational Services in Mongolia. When not working or studying, she enjoys photography, graphic design, learning languages, listening to music, and traveling. 

Jasmine Adamson

Administrative Coordinator

Mrs. Adamson brings a variety of administrative skills and over 30 years of experience to the role. Through the years, music has played a large part in her life. She played flute in the Parkland High School band, studied voice with Yvonne Robinson, and performed in and choreographed many local musical productions. She was also a choir member and psalmist for her church for many years. She lives in South Whitehall Township with her husband, John, an engineer and church musician, and their two daughters.

Pam Adamson

Administrative Associate

Ms. Hvizdak is a recent graduate of Roberts Wesleyan University, where she studied Music Therapy and Social Work. Her passion for building community and well-being through music has brought her to various settings, including hospitals, schools, summer camps, nursing homes, and now to CMS. While pursuing her Music Therapy licensure, she has continued to embrace her love of singing, including traveling with The Roberts Chorale and appearing as Despina in Così fan tutte and Morticia in The Addams Family. In her spare time, she enjoys creating visual art, hiking, and baking for her friends and family.

Ellsbeth Hvizdak

Administrative Associate