Lesson Coordinator: CATHERINE HIRABAYASHI
Catherine has been in the academic music industry for many years. She started flute lessons at age 9 and continued to play through college. Catherine holds a Masters Degree in Flute Performance from California State University, Long Beach and as well as a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the same university. Catherine also enjoys teaching on staff with the George N. Parks Drum Major Adacemy each summer, teaching leadership, conducting, and teamwork. Catherine has also coached for several school in Los Angeles and Orange County including Walnut High School, Oak Middle School, Alhambra High School, and Long Beach Poly High School. Since starting with Sam Ash in 2011, Catherine has taught flute and piccolo lessons to all ages.
She is very excited to be taking over the lessons coordinator position in Westminster, CA and is working diligently to provide a diverse and comprehensive studio of teachers and a warm learning enviornment.