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Faculty

PIANO   Donald Dillard, Michael Farnsley, Diane Keller, Mila Ovsankin, Deb Sanfilippo, Kirk Tamura, Anna Turkova

STRINGS  Matthew Leung

WOODWINDS  Margaret Collar, Lisa EvansAnthony Urbina 

BRASS Craig Hirotsuka, Wayne Van Lieu

PERCUSSION  Niles Flynn, Peter Wallack

GUITAR  Jason Keiser, Juliana Tarter

VOICE  Robin Costa, Adam Lee

CLASSES Nancy WhitecarJo Smith-Nilsson, Nick Patton, Jesse Denny, Lauren Kato

DIRECTOR Chantelle Urbina

TEACHING ASSISTANTS / SUPPORT / ADVISORY BOARD



Margaret Collar, Flute



Robin Costa, Voice



Jesse Denny (she/her) Classes



Donald Dillard, Piano



Lisa Evans, Woodwinds



Michael Farnsley, Piano, Pathways/Young Musicians, Adventures, Camps, Accompanist



Niles Flynn, Percussion, Percussion Ensemble



Craig Hirotsuka (he/him) Brass, Percussion


Lauren Kato (she/her) Music & Dance Camp



Jason Keiser (he/him) Guitar



Diane Keller (she/her) Piano, Classes



Adam Lee (he/him) Adventures, Voice



Matthew Leung, Violin



Mila Ovsankin, Piano



Nick Patton (he/him) Assistant Director, Musical Play, Musical Treats, Music Box, Pathways/Young Musicians, Adventures, Kaleidoscope, Voice Class, Theory, Spotlight Theater, Preschool classes



Deb Sanfilippo, Piano, Classes, Music & Art Camp



Jo Smith-Nilsson (she/her) Assistant Director, Musical Play, Musical Treats, Music Box, Adventures, Kaleidoscope, Strum Class, Camps, Preschool classes



Kirk Tamura, Piano, Accompanist



Juliana Tarter (she/her) Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Strum Class



Anna Turkova, Piano



Anthony Urbina (he/him) Saxophone, Sound Engineer



Chantelle Urbina (she/her) Director, Singing Children, Entertainers, Spotlight Theater, Summer Musical Theater, Preschool classes



Wayne Van Lieu, French Horn, Piano



Peter Wallack, Drums



Nancy Whitecar (she/her) Kaleidoscope, Pathways/Young Musicians, Accompanist



TEACHING & OFFICE ASSISTANTS

Kiren Balakrishnan, Maryland Institute College of Art

Sydney Chao (she/her) Lynbrook High School, Junior

Kelly Cheung (she/her) Homestead High School, Senior

Mia Estrada (they/she) West Valley College

David Garcia (he/him) Chapman University

Allison Gregory (she/her) Michigan State University

Aaron Johnson, De Anza College

Grayson Kunz (he/him) Homestead High School, Sophomore

Kailash Menon (he/him) Homestead High School, Senior

Sara O’Connor (she/her) De Anza College

Tessa Prodromou (she/her) Los Altos High School, Sophomore

Nakoa Urbina (he/him) Cupertino High School, Junior

Peyton White, UC Berkeley

Conner Yin, Santa Clara University



ADVISORY BOARD

Lucy Bueno

Karen Filice

Ellen Kitchen

Garrett Kuramoto

Charlie Neuhauser

Robin Rosenberg

Viki Stern



SUPPORT

Debbie Czyzewski

Jill Denny

Peggy Grettum

Jim Vaughn

Doris Harry, Founder

Doris Harry served as director and teacher at The Music School since its beginnings in 1977 until 2017. Doris earned her Bachelor and Masters of Music at The College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati in Ohio. She has additional hours in the M.B.A./Arts Administration program at Golden Gate University. Doris began her work in Cincinnati in the 1970’s in research, development, and curriculum writing for Baldwin Music, a company developing pianos for group lessons. Doris has taught students from preschool through the university level. She has made two educational music television series and multiple recordings for children. Her published works focus on music curriculum and songs for children. Doris directed children’s choirs for many years and still does workshops across the country.  She continues to write music and record CD’s, and she remains on the cutting edge of music education today.

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