Kiran Shelat
Executive Director

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Dana Zimbric
Artistic Director and Conductor
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Corrine Huber
Program Coordinator

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Meet Classics 4 Kids Music Instructors

    Carol Pelkner                                            April Leslie                                                             Francesca Savage
            David Savage                      Melanie Medina


Classics 4 Kids Executive Board

Kevin Fannan, Chair
Attorney, Dannis Woliver Kelley (DWK)

Dr. Angela Wang, MD, Vice Chair
Pulmonary Surgeon, Scripps Healthcare

Kathleen Lincoln, Secretary
Sr. Manager, University Talent Acquisition, Viasat Inc.

Jake Moelter, Treasurer
Senior Director, Finance & Administration, MAANA

Gastón Guerrero, Board Member
President & CEO - Mercantile Capital Advisors, LLC

Brian Marshall, Board Member
Retired Superintendent La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools, Leadership Coach

Elyse Nguyen, Board Member
Auditor, Qualcomm Inc.

Susan Roth, Board Member
Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager, U.S. Bank

Classics 4 Kids Advisory Council

John Rush, Retired Vice President - Former Board Member
Marc Duggan, Realtor - Former Board Member
Steve Luchs - String Director, Crown Point Junior Music Academy
Karen Childress-Evans - Artistic Director, The Grossmont Strings
Carolyn Satter - Managing Director, San Diego Theatres
Monica Fleming - Vice President/Relationship Manager, City National Bank
Dale Ganzow - Sales Manager, San Diego Business Journal
Cheryl Gillett - Supply Chain, ViaSat, Inc.
Hershel Strother – Real Estate Broker - Hershel Strother Home Services
Kathleen Dye - Principal at MKDye & Associates
Verona Endrizzi - Retired Teacher
Marilyn Karimi – Owner, Collaborative Career Coaching
Kajal Shelat - Business Development Manager,CCS Global Tech
Claire Stafford - Executive VP, S4Software, Inc.
Ann Hill Esq - Attorney and Philanthropy Consultant
Emily Issler – Social Worker, Rady Children’s Hospital
Yousaf Jafri – Attorney, Lincoln Gustafson & Cercos LLP
Desi Kalcheva – Law Clerk, Jackson Lewis
Chasity Buchanan – Corporate Sales Manager
Kymberly Lee, Elementary Teacher - San Diego Unified School District
Guadalupe L. Petrone JD, GPHR - Human Resources Manager, Qualcomm