Faculty


Adult Ballet Instructor
A native of Cuba, Bertha danced professionally in principal roles for over 14 years/
English as a Second Language Instructor
Louise Borden is an experienced educator with over 25 years working as an instructor of English to speakers of other languages (ESOL) and ESOL program coordinator at the primary, secondary and college levels.
Adaptive Music Program, Early Childhood, Cello
Francesca Bori received a Certificate in Early Childhood Development from Santa Monica College and her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music with a Certification in Music Therapy from California State University at Long Beach.
Ted Botsford holding a bass and smiling in front of a window.
Double Bass Faculty
As an orchestral musician, soloist, teacher, and proponent of contemporary music, Ted Botsford enjoys a varied career.
Chair, Music History, and Literature
A passionate “public” musicologist who has written and lectured extensively on opera, music in film, and classical music in contemporary culture.
Juliana Bulgarelli smiling in front of a window.
Modern Dance Instructor
Ms. Bulgarelli is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer who is passionate about music and the global impact that the arts can have on people of all backgrounds.