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Max Vladimiroff is a graduate of the Gnessin College of Music in Moscow where he studied piano and improvisation. He obtained his MFA in music composition from the University of California, Irvine, and later studied in New York with composer Philip Lasser. His works have won several prizes, including the Musica Domani International Composition Prize, the Longfellow Chorus Award of Distinction, the Keene State College Department of Music Call for Scores and the National Association of Composers USA Young Composers' Competition. Max lives and works in Brookfield, Connecticut. He has served Valley as its organist and then its Director of Music since 2006.
Terri Flanagan, Church Administrator
Terri Flanagan has been a member of Valley since before Valley was officially a church! Part of the organizing congregation, she and her husband Jerry have worshiped here since 1977. Terri has been an active member of the church for the last 30+ years, including being a member of the choir and a Deacon. Terri joined our staff on an interim basis in February 2013 before becoming a permanent addition to our team. She is the warm voice on the phone and the smiling face at the desk that is always happy to greet you. And she keeps this place running smoothly!
Rev. Deb has served many churches in NY and NJ and is now happy to be in CT! She received her MDiv from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. Her daughter, Elizabeth, lives in Paris with her husband, Brian. They are soon to become new parents bringing Deb the joys of grandparenthood! Jonathan, Deb’s son, currently lives in the D.C. area where he bikes everywhere. Deb is enjoying living in the cottage on the Brookfield Congregational Church property with her wire-haired dachshund, Chloe.