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Faculty & Staff

Shabnam Fasa

Founder & Executive Director

Derrick Spiva Jr.

Artistic Director/Conductor

Tristan Hurd

Trumpet Faculty

Benton Preciado

Cello Faculty

Julia Johnson

Choir Faculty

Ana Paola Rincones

Flute Faculty

Chris Rorrer

Guitar & Ukulele Faculty

Quentin Purviance

Percussion Faculty

Olivia Thompson-Bessett

Program Manager

Tom B. Ralls

Trombone & Jazz Faculty

Sachiyo Yoshimoto

Violin & Koto Faculty

Gracie McAleer

Violin & Viola Faculty


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