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SMYO Personnel

Shabnam Fasa

Founder & E.D.

Derrick Spiva Jr.

Artistic Director

Tristan Hurd

Trumpet Faculty

Benton Preciado

Cello Faculty

Carlos Villalobos

Mariachi Faculty

Christie Glaser

Woodwinds Faculty

Dan Taguchi

Mariachi Faculty

Gracie McAleer

Violin & Viola Faculty

Julius Reder Carlson

Guitar & Musicology Faculty

Mary Alfaro

Mariachi Faculty

Olivia Thompson-Bessett

Program Manager

Quentin Purviance

Percussion Faculty

Sachi Yoshimoto

Violin & Koto Faculty

Tom B. Ralls

Trombone Faculty

Virginia Seaman

Choir Faculty

Willie Acuña

Mariachi Faculty

Yvonne Liu

Violin Faculty

Zo Shay

Chinese Music Faculty


Santa Monica Youth Orchestra
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