Meet Our Board

Dean Schramm
Chair, SOL-LA Music Academy;
Principal, The Schramm Group;
Board Member, LA’s Best After School Program

Banafsheh Bayati
Physician/Surgeon, Private Practice; Parent and Community Volunteer

Jane Wang Beck
Pianist; Parent and Community Volunteer

Frank Heuser
Associate Professor, Music Education, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Helena Heyman
Literary Agent and Manager
Parent and Community Volunteer

James Newton Howard
Composer and pianist

Ally Walker Landgraf
Professional Actress and Director

Katherine Leduc
Patron of the Arts
Parent and Community Volunteer

Jessica Liu
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, SkyLex Advanced Surgical, Inc.

Margaret Lysy
Founder & Artistic Director, SOL-LA Music Academy;
Lecturer, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Ellen Palevsky
Patron of the Arts

Nina Shapiro
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

John Stofko
Kite Pharma Executive
Community Volunteer

Tracy Sykes
Trustee, University of Southern California

Steven Townsend
Associate Creative Director, TBWA / Chiat Day

Sean Weber-Small
President, COO of AGENC – A Digital Marketing & Experiential Agency

Hans Zimmer

Tami Zussman
Court Appointed Special Advocate, Los Angeles Superior Court

Paul Cummins, Chairman Emeritus
Chairman Emeritus, SOL-LA Music Academy;
Educator and Author and Founder of New Visions

SOL-LA Music Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.