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Photo of Leslie Allen Leslie Allen Food Service Manager
Photo of Dr. Parvathy Anantnarayan Dr. Parvathy Anantnarayan 12th Grade Humanities
Photo of Christopher Arthur MFA Christopher Arthur, MFA Costume Design
Photo of Martin Authier Martin Authier 9th Grade Humanities

Mr. Marty Authier (Integrated Humanities) moved to New Orleans in 2001 to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from Tulane University (2005). He spent eight years at Southern Methodist University in Dallas completing a Masters Degree in Anthropology (2007), conducting archaeological research into early formative cultures in coastal Peru, teaching Honors anthropology seminars, and mentoring students in a residence hall.…

Photo of Dale Baxter Dale Baxter Physical Education
Photo of Dr. Hristo Birbochukov Dr. Hristo Birbochukov Classical Instrumental Department Chair: Piano
(504) 940-2842

The Bulgarian-born pianist Hristo Birbochukov [B IH R – b oh – CH UU – k oh v] has appeared frequently in solo and collaborative music performances in Eastern Europe and in the United States, including a New York debut recital in 2012. Known for his “sensitivity” and “superb artistry” (Edward Lein, Intermezzo Concert Series), Birbochukov has performed as a guest soloist with numerous orchestras and has participated in international music festivals, such as the International Festival for Contemporary Piano Music ppIANISSIMO (Sofia), and the International Festival of New Music (Florida).…

Photo of Grace Booth Grace Booth Faculty: Movement, Physical Theatre

Grace Booth is a physical theatre actor and playwright with a focus in devised and community-based performance. Local credits include Vagabond Inventions’ “Requiem For A Stranger” and BodyART’s MAISON. Grace was a resident at The Orchard Project/The Exchange in 2017. Her work in 2016-’18 as co-author, producer, and director of touring theatre-and-education project “Jane Doe in Wonderland” received mention by the CNN Freedom Project. …

Photo of Renauda Brisco BS,RN,CNOR Renauda Brisco, BS,RN,CNOR Nurse
Photo of Dr. Katherine Brooks Dr. Katherine Brooks 10th Grade Sciences

Dr. Katherine Brooks (Integrated Sciences) earned her B.S. in Psychology with minors in Animal Science and Wildlife and Fisheries from Texas A & M University in College Station, Texas. While at Texas A & M she focused her studies on ethology (animal behavior) especially in domesticated animals. She then continued her education at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln to earn her Masters degree in Biological Psychology.…

Photo of Marcus Brown Marcus Brown

Marcus E. Brown, a native of New Orleans, is a international sculptor, painter, educator, inventor, musician and an avant-garde sound performance artist. Brown developed a form of painting called Electro-sonic Painting in which the artist paints with an amplified brush or tool used to simultaneously create a fine work of art as well as music. In demonstrating this new genre of music and art, Brown has collaborated with many talented and renowned musicians including Nathan Weidenhaft , Snap ( Sylvester Andrews), Eric Gold, Steve Masakowski, Sasha Masakowski , Goug Garrison, Bill Summers, Brian Seeger, Cliff Hines, , Khari Allen Lee, Devin Phillips, Mark De Florio , Chuck Barber, Nathan J.…

Photo of Josiah Bullach Josiah Bullach Brass

Josiah T. Bullach serves as Associate and Assistant Principal Horn of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. Since his appointment to the LPO in 2016, Mr. Bullach has played an active role as a performer, recording artist, and teacher. He is on the board of the New Orleans Chamber Players, on faculty at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, and is passionate about music education in the greater New Orleans area.…

Photo of Dr. Leslie Cain Dr. Leslie Cain Music Theory, Ear Training, Accompanist

Pianist Leslie Cain, D.M.A., has been widely praised for her delicate touch and nuanced sense of color at the keyboard. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she completed her Bachelor’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with André-Michel Schub. She subsequently earned her Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara in the studio of Paul Berkowitz.…

Photo of Alfred Carter Alfred Carter Protocol Coordinator

Al Carter is a New Orleans native New Orleanian and product of the Orleans Parish Schools. He graduated from John F. Kennedy Sr High school, Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond with a major in Mass Communications and lastly a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux.

He has eleven years of teaching experience including teaching with the Lafourche Parish School Board, the St John the Baptist School Board and most recently the Terrebonne Parish School District.…

Photo of Joseph Ceponis Joseph Ceponis Recording Instructor
Photo of Tia Clark Tia Clark Faculty: Fiction

Tia Clark’s fiction has appeared in The Offing, American Short Fiction, Kenyon Review, Fourteen Hills, and elsewhere. They have received funding and fellowships from The Wisconsin Institute of Creative Writing, the Lambda Literary Foundation, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Elizabeth George Foundation. They have taught writing at The University of Wisconsin, the New Orleans Writers Workshop, and Indiana University, where they received their MFA in fiction.

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