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Faculty

Meet our instructors.

Eugene Bob Bordallo

Ballet, Tap, Voice, Choir

Eugene Bordallo took his first piano lesson at the Academy of Music in Hagatna, Guam.  After he and his family moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, he continued his studies in piano and organ.  He moved on to tap and ballet lessons and eventually was on put on scholarship at San Francisco Conservatory of Ballet and also took classes at San Francisco Ballet School. Eventually, he was put under contract with the San Francisco Opera Ballet Company. 

 

Eugene pursued applied music in piano performance at Simpson University and San Francisco State University.  He worked as a music minister for various Bay Area churches where he led choirs and singing ensembles and was hired as a music director to compose and stage full length musicals.  He has taught piano and dance in San Francisco and in New York City.

Alice Grunzke

Ballet

Alice Grunzke began her dance training at the Atlanta Festival Ballet School.  She later continued her ballet studies at the Royal Dance Academy in Suwaneem Georgia, joining its performance team in 2020.  Alice has participated and won multiple awards at various dance competitions in the states and has performed in the following ballets: Nutcracker, Cinderella, Swan Lake, and Alice in Wonderland.  She has completed the Royal Academy of Dance Level 3 Certificate in Vocational Ballet, and the Level 3 in Classical Ballet Repertoire.

 

Alice and her family moved to Guam in 2021.  Since then, she has performed with the World Theater Productions in Frozen, Jr. and with the University of Guam's Fine Arts Drama Department.

Miya Mobley

Ballet

Miya Mobley attended Northwest Florida Ballet Academy, an arts and academic school.  She was later accepted into the Next Generation Ballet School at the Patel Conservatory in Tampa, Florida where she trained under Peter Stark, Ivonne Lemus and Philip Neal.  She continued her training at the Houston Ballet Academy.

 

She has performed in the following ballets: Giselle, Don Quixote, Balanchine's Donizetti Variations, Nutcracker and La Bayadare.  She has made award-winning appearances at the Youth America Grand Prix and was recognized with a Traditional Excellence Award at the NASL.

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Jan Rudolph

Piano, Clarinet, Saxophone, Choir

Jan Rudolph is a classically trained pianist and an accomplished clarinetist.  He received his teaching certification in piano and clarinet from California State University, Los Angeles.  After 30 years, Jan retired as a public school teacher on Guam where he also served as a music specialist and a conductor for public school choirs.

Jan has been a member of the Guam Territorial Band for the past 20 years. He has accompanied the band to Europe, Japan, the Sydney Opera House in Australia, and to Carnegie Hall in New York City. He has performed on both the piano and clarinet for a host of various concerts.

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Jiyoung Park

Violin, Viola, Piano, Ensemble

Jiyoung Park received her Masters of Art in Orchestral Performance from Manheim University in Germany.  She is a past member of the Augsburg Symphony, Ingolstadt Orchestra and has been a First Chair Violinist with the Seoul Symphony and the Guri Symphony.

Jiyoung has taught violin and viola at Seoul South Korea University and in Sumter South Carolina.  Her students have gone on to place and to win awards in prestigious competitions in Seoul, South Carolina and on Guam.

At the Conservatory, Jiyoung teaches a violin class for children aged 6-12 as well as an ensemble class where children learn how to play well with others.

Elizabeth Hur Su

Violin

Guest instructor, Elizabeth Hur Su was born and raised on Guam. When Elizabeth was 12, she began studying violin with the Dean and Professor of Music of the National Taiwan Normal University, Chia Hong Liao (M.A. University of Vienna),  Elizabeth also studied under U.C. Berkeley's violin instructor and symphony coach, Jooyeon Kongm who had been a professional violinist in the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  Elizabeth is an active supporter for giving back to the music community in Guam where students can learn the perseverance, skills, and artistry that a music education can offer.

Elizabeth's experience includes: U.C. Berkeley, Music major with a concentration in Performance and Musicology; Violist with the U.C. Berkeley Symphony Orchestra; Associate Concertmaster with the U.C. Berkeley Chamber Orchestra.

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