Ms. April Mendiola, Director
Ms. Mendiola is an alumna of AUSD and overjoyed at the opportunity to give back to the community that helped shape her.
An active Soprano, Ms. Mendiola performs regularly and teaches private voice lessons throughout the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding communities. She earned a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from California State University, Long Beach, where she studied with accomplished vocal pedagogue, Dr. Katharin Rundus. She completed the Single Subject Teaching Credential program in Music at California State University, Fullerton, where she also earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education.
Ms. Mendiola's teaching philosophy is rooted in kindness and compassion. She believes that students can do anything that they are taught, and as a music educator, she aims to guide every student in discovering their creative potential.