Faculty


Piano Faculty and Carol Colburn Grigor Piano Chair
One of the most important pianists and pedagogues who has won many top prizes worldwide
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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.
Francesca Bori
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.