Staff

Angela M. Wellman

Founding Director

Ava Square-LeVias

Program Associate/Volunteer Coordinator

Jennifer Ross

Management Associate

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Sonia Porter

Facilities & Operations Coordinator

Trina Fields

Trina Fields

Project Coordinator

Faculty

Obrayan Calderon – Trombone, Afro-Cuban Music
Mary Goree
– Business of Music
Tammy Hall – Piano
Jon Jang – Piano, History
Randella Jones – Violin
Azure McCall – Jazz Vocal Performance
Branice McKenzie – Vocal Performance
Sandra Noriega – Percussion, Conducting
Mario Salomon – Percussion
Nzingah Smith – Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet
Ava Square-LeVias – Piano, West African Dance
Ahsa-Ti Nu Tyehimba-Ford – Sound Engineering
Cadence Ware – Percussion
Angela Wellman – Trombone
Jeff Worrall – Trumpet, Guitar

Board of Directors

Laurie Cahn
Steve Grevious
Brandi Howard
Coriander Melious
Destiny Muhammed
Sonya Scott

School and Community Partnerships

East Oakland Youth Development Center
Eastside Arts Alliance
Edna Brewer Middle School
Lodestar
Montera Middle School
Oakland High School
Oakland School of Language
SFJAZZ Education
Westlake Middle School

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