|Angela Woo, Director of Instrumental Music|
Prior to her appointment to John Adams in 1995, Ms. Woo was Director of Music at Corona del Mar High School and served as Director of Bands at Santa Monica College. An alumna of UCLA, Ms. Woo earned the degree Bachelor of Arts in Music Education and Piano Performance, the Master of Education, and the Master of Fine Arts in Conducting. She also holds the Master of Arts in Educational Administration from CSUN.
Ms. Woo has been invited to serve as guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator with various honor groups and conducting symposiums throughout the country, including those in Wisconsin, Georgia, Florida, Oregon, California, and Colorado; Ms. Woo guest conducted the 2004 Kentucky All-State High School Concert Band and the 2007 Oregon All-State Middle School Band. In 2005, Ms. Woo was honored with the special invitation to be the inaugural conductor of the University of Colorado's first Middle School Honor Band. Recently, she conducted a workshop at Ball State University in Indiana, and is frequently invited to lead similar professional development workshops for educators at both the middle school and high school levels. Ms. Woo was elected by the California Band Directors Association to conduct the 2014 California All-State Jr. High Concert Band.
Ms. Woo was recognized in 2005 by the Santa Monica Rotary Club as the Santa Monica-Malibu District Teacher of the Year, and she has been honored as a 2012 Legion of Honor Laureate by the John Philip Sousa National Foundation.
Email Ms. Woo at email@example.com