Darleen Callaghan
Associate Dean, Trudl Zipper Dance Institute
Darleen Callaghan, a highly respected dance professional with over 30 years of performance and administrative experience, is nationally recognized for her work as Director of the Miami City Ballet School and the North Carolina Dance Theatre School of Dance.
Chair, Modern and Creative Dance, Modern Dance Instructor
Tamsin Carlson is a graduate of the Arts Educational School, where she was awarded a college diploma, and London Contemporary Dance School, where she was awarded a diploma for her course work.
Suzuki Cello Instructor
Carlyn teaches students of all ages in Los Angeles and online with students across the globe. She has previously served on the faculties of the College of Wooster, Washington College, Holy Names University Preparatory Division, as Department Head of Strings at The Music Settlement, and as a teaching artist for the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony.
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Dance Academy Faculty
As a former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet, and as an international guest artist, Leslie has danced extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Violin and Viola Faculty
Cha has taught at universities including Pepperdine University, California Lutheran University, and Idaho State University as an Assistant Professor of Music. She studied violin with Hyo Kang, Masuko Ushioda, Charles Castleman, and Chee-Yun Kim, and she was a Teaching Assistant of Charles Castleman at the Eastman School of Music.
Conservatory Faculty
Composer, lyricist, pianist, radio producer and host of Classical KUSC, Los Angeles