Meet our new Music Director Ms. Mazie!
Mazie is a Music Director, Pianist, Vocal Coach, Singer, and Actor. Mazie fell in love with piano at the age of 8, when she began taking lessons with Nina Kelly, whom she studied with for 10 years. During that time, Mazie received her Senior Award in the Certificate of Merit program for achievement in piano theory, sight reading, ear training, and performance. She went on to graduate from UC Irvine and become the Music Director at South Orange County School of the Arts, where she worked for 8 years and fell in love with teaching. Mazie spent a year in Colorado teaching piano lessons and working as the Music Director and Vocal Coach at Rocky Mountain Theatre for Kids. She was also the music teacher at La Purisima School for grades K-8 where she taught weekly music classes in addition to leading their school choir. Mazie has extensive experience as a performer herself, working for theaters such as Musical Theatre West, La Mirada Theatre, Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, and Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi. She has been a soloist with the Pacific Symphony, was featured in the Kennedy Center Broadway: Songs of Today and Tomorrow Concert Series, and has a single with Disney Records. Mazie has been the Music Director for the past 4 years for Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center and is currently working as an audition accompanist for Disneyland. She is so excited to share her love of music with her students!