Department: community-school

Violin Instructor
Sam Fischer, violinist, enjoys a versatile career as a performer, recording artist, and educator.
Musical Theater Instructor
Lea Floden is a Los Angeles based actor, writer, director and acting coach.
Assistant Conductor, String Orchestra and String Ensemble
Rebecca Frazier is Assistant Conductor of the String Ensemble and String Orchestra at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts.
Early Childhood Instructor
Mrs. Gamboa first joined the Early Childhood faculty at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts in the 2008, and was happy to return to teaching again at the Colburn School in 2016.
Roberta Garten received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in piano performance from the University of Southern California under Joanna Graudan and Nancy Bricard.
Piano Faculty
Upon her graduation from Juilliard, she won the Gina Bachauer Piano Competition Chopin Prize (New York), leading to her feature on WQXR’s Young Artist Showcase with Robert Sherman.