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Board of Directors

Fred Scholder, President

Retired Founder & CEO of private company

Dee Menzies, Vice-President

Director, First United Methodist Church Preschool, Santa Monica

Ali Mogharei, Vice President

Dentist, Santa Monica

Mimi Yu, Treasurer

Retired Professor, University of Southern California

Raymond Knapp, Secretary

Distinguished Professor of Musicology, Director of UCLA’s Center for Musical Humanities

David Houldsworth, Assistant Secretary

Office Manager, US Office of Tourism Australia

George Collins

Attorney, Law Offices of George W. Collins

Patricia Johnston

Music Educator, Musician

Elisa Warford

Associate Professor, University of Southern California

Roger Kalia, Ex officio member of the Board

Conductor and Music Director
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Artistic Advisor

Jubilant Sykes

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Advisory Board

Pierluigi Bonvicini


Henry Gronnier

Musician, Faculty and Chair of Community School String Department, Colburn School

Junko Hara

Senior Program Manager Hoag Memorial Hospital

Richard Kaufman

Musician, Conductor of Pacific Symphony Pops concert

Maggie Kharrazi

Attorney, Kharrazi & Associates

Dennis White

Retired Chairman, White & Company Insurance Inc.
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Administration & Staff

Cindy Bandel, Executive Director

Lisa Kohorn, Music Outreach

Helen Houldsworth, Community Relations

Darren Crowe, Publicity

Ken Klein, Program Support

Thomas Kang, Information Technology

Carrie Holzman-Little, Contractor, Local 47

Kevin Bandel, Music Librarian