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Alumni Success

Join the Conservatory Community

When you join the Conservatory, you become a part of our community — for life. Our students graduate from Biola prepared to achieve at the highest levels of the industry, and we are so proud of all our alumni have accomplished.

Conservatory graduates often continue their studies at top graduate schools such as the Eastman School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Peabody Conservatory and more. Other graduates go straight into the industry, enjoying success as recording artists, music educators, worship leaders and freelance musicians. Take a look below and learn about our incredible alumni network.

Commercial Music

David Maemone

Touring Musician, Recording Artist

Composition

Hannah Parrott (‘14)

Composition (Piano), B.M.

Composer, Orchestrator, Arranger

David Martina (‘09)

Composition (Piano), B.M.

Account Supervisor, Business Development at Campbell Ewald Advertising

Alex Lu

Composition and Performance (Piano), B.M.

Composer, Pianist, Educator

Melissa Miles (‘14)

Composition (Violin), B.M.

Composer

Judith Hill (‘05)

Composition (Keyboard and Voice), B.M.

Grammy Award Winning Performing Artist, Actress, Songwriter

Joel Balzun (‘13)

Composition (Voice), B.M.

Baritone, Composer, Educator

Jonah Gallagher (‘16)

Music Composition, B.M.

Musician

Michael Maffe (‘19)

Music Composition, B.M.

Student, USC Thornton School of Music

Lucas Floyd (‘11)

Composition (Oboe), B.M.

Composer

Music Education

Gina Lord (‘94)

Performance (Piano) and Music Education, B.M.

Professor

Len Montgomery (‘89)

Performance (Trumpet) and Music Education, B.M.

High School Music Educator

Savannah Faranal (‘13)

Music Education (Flute), B.M.

Instrumental Music Teacher

Music Therapy

Hannah Gallagher (‘13)

Performance (Cello), B.M.

Music Therapist

Piano

Hosana Anjiki (‘06)

Music Performance (Piano), B.M.

Corinne Penner (‘15)

Music Performance (Piano), B.M.

Concert Pianist

Alex Lu

Composition and Performance (Piano), B.M.

Composer, Pianist, Educator

Louima Lilite Jr (‘99)

Performance (Voice and Piano), B.M.

Associate Professor of Music

Strings

Amanda Sansonetti (‘13)

Performance (Violin), B.M.

Spanish and Drama Teacher, The Cambridge School

Alexander Granger

Performance (Violin), B.M.

Performing Artist

Anna Cottrell (‘10)

Performance (Viola), B.M. and Nursing, B.S.

Nurse, Peace Corp Community Health Volunteer

Theatre

Emily Reese Castro (‘19)

Theatre, B.A.

Director of Marketing, Paraphrase Productions

Bree Hobbs (‘18)

Theatre, B.A.

Manager Mission Escape Games, StageHand at Universal Studios, Production Assistant at Bang Zoom

June Kim (‘19)

Theatre, B.A.

Freelance Stage Manager

Voice

Katie Van Kooten Weeda (‘04)

Performance (Voice), B.M.

International Opera Singer, Soprano

Louima Lilite Jr (‘99)

Performance (Voice and Piano), B.M.

Associate Professor of Music

Jeffrey Seppala (‘04)

Performance (Voice and Piano), B.M.

Bass-Baritone

Woodwind, Brass, Percussion

Matthew Ordaz (‘14)

Performance (Drums and Percussion), B.M.

Performing and Recording Percussionist, Music Educator

Katherine Devine (‘09)

Music, B.A.

Travel and Event Coordinator, Forum Music Festivals & Forum Educational Travel

Len Montgomery (‘89)

Performance (Trumpet) and Music Education, B.M.

High School Music Educator

Lucas Floyd (‘11)

Composition (Oboe), B.M.

Composer

Savannah Faranal (‘13)

Music Education (Flute), B.M.

Instrumental Music Teacher

Worship Arts

Linzy Westman (‘11)

Music in Worship (Voice and Piano), B.S.

Worship Leader, Recording Artist, Songwriter

Brian Albright (‘12)

Music in Worship (Guitar), B.S.

Worship Leader, Songwriter

Tavia Grubbs (‘11)

Music in Worship, B.S.

Singer, Songwriter, Worship Leader