Arts Council of Harrington Park
“The Arts of Today - The History of Tomorrow” 
Sponsored by the Harrington Park Historical Society,  a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Corporation
A Partnership of the Arts & History

Meet our Advisory Board
Holly Ciccoricco 
Amy Duran
Nina Duran
Gerri Gibney
Ingeborg Nebel
Christine Chan O’Donnell
Rev. Diane Rhodes
Councilwoman Michelle Ryan

                                Holly Ciccoricco – Artist, Teacher

Holly Ciccoricco is a resident of Harrington Park. She has a Master of Arts in Art Education degree from Teachers College, Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia.

Holly is an instructor at the Art School at Old Church in Demarest and Arts for Life NJ, BPAC, Englewood. She is a member of the Park Painters of Bergen County, the Park Stitchers of Harrington Park and the Pascack Art Association of Washington Township. She has studied under artists Denise Collins, Eli Rosenthal, Mel Stabin and Gustave Wander.

Her work has been exhibited at the Art School at Old Church in Demarest, the Art Institute in Ridgewood and a Taste of the Arts in Bergenfield. Her watercolor paintings have also been exhibited in the Demarest, Glen Rock, Harrington Park, Rivervale, Cresskill and New Milford libraries, as well as the Edward Hopper House in Nyack, the John Harms Theater in Englewood and the Belskie Museum in Closter. Work is included in private collections in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New York, Colorado, California and New Zealand.

Holly has taught art in the Alpine and Madison public schools in New Jersey and public schools in upstate New York. She also teaches art enrichment classes in a number of Northern Valley schools and community centers. In addition, she coordinates the art program for the NV Summer Camp in Harrington Park and monthly hands-on children’s art workshops for the Harrington Park Library.  She was named "Citizen of the Year - 2015" for the Borough of Harrington Park.

                               Amy Duran - Broadway pianist, accompanist and conductor

Amy Duran is a busy Broadway pianist, accompanist and conductor. A graduate of Northwestern University, she served as musical assistant for the Glimmerglass Opera Festival, the Brevard Music Center,the New York Grand Opera, and the Banff Centre of Fine Arts in Canada. She made her conducting debut with the Zurich International Opera Studio, where she also performed as accompanist for many vocal recitals around Switzerland and Germany. 

This was followed by a 3 year engagement in Osnabrueck, Germany where she was pianist and conductor for the Osnabrueck Stadttheater. She became the associate conductor for the international productions of Cameron MacIntosh's Miss Saigon and Disney's Beauty and the Beast in Stuttgart, Germany. 

Returning to New York, she joined the Broadway company of Beauty and the Beast as conductor, and has also performed with orchestras such as the New York Pops, and the New York City Opera (the 2007 and 2008 Andrea Bocelli tours).

She is currently on the accompanying staff for the New Jersey City University Brass and Woodwind Department. 

                                    Nina Duran – Artist, Illustrator

Artist/Illustrator Nina Duran’s illustration work has appeared in The New York Times as well as many other publications.

She has illustrated several cook books most recently Cornelia Guest’s “Simple Pleasures’’.

Her paintings reside in corporate and private collections.

Nina lives in New Jersey where she enjoys nature, birding and gardening. She is an avid amateur equestrian as well.

Gerri Gibney – President, Harrington Park Historical Society

Ingeborg Nebel – Archivist, Harrington Park Historical Society

Christine (Chan) O’Donnell – Dancer, Teacher

Rev. Diane Rhodes – Rector St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Former Harrington Park Councilwoman Michelle Ryan – Fundraising Chair, Harrington Park Historical Society

Nina as ??? in "Tales of the Old Burying Ground" Performed October 2015