Orchestra Santa Monica

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Fred Scholder, President
Retired Founder & CEO of ARIES

Dee Menzies, Vice-President
Director, First United Methodist Church Preschool
Retired Head of School, Carlthorp School, 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

Artistic Advisor

Jubilant Sykes
Baritone  (jubilantsykes.com)

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.


Cindy Bandel, Executive Director

Lisa Kohorn, Music Outreach

Helen Houldsworth, Community Relations

Thomas Kang, Information Technology

Ken Klein, Website and Program Support

Carrie Holzman-Little, Contractor, Local 47
Kevin Bandel, Music Librarian