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Savannah Faranal

Instrumental Music Teacher

Music Education (Flute), B.M. '13

Biola gave me so much more than just a degree to enter the field of music education. The courses, communities, and professors at Biola taught me how to truly impact the world for Christ by pursuing my career with the fervor and excellence that is reflective of our Creator. The skills and disciplines I cultivated at Biola are priceless tools that will forever propel my career and desire to seek Christ in all that I do.


  • B.M. Music Education, Biola University, 2013
  • California Single-Subject Teaching Credential, 2014
  • M.M. Wind Conducting candidate, University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music

Career Highlights

  • Instrumental Music Teacher, Grades 4-8, Garden Grove Unified School District
  • Flute Coach, Grades 9-12, Upland Unified School District
  • Flute Coach, Grades 9-12, Duarte Unified School District
  • Student Teacher, Yorba Linda High School, Travis Ranch Middle School and Bernardo Yorba Linda Middle School
  • General Music Teacher, Eastwood Elementary School, Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
  • Student Conductor, Symphonic Winds, Biola University
  • Band Director, Grades 4-8, Sacred Heart School, Atherton


  • Epsilon Kappa Epsilon Honors Society, Biola University
  • Member - Symphonic Winds, Orchestra, Vocal Jazz, Women's Chorus
  • Torrey Honors College Member