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Academy Team Mission

Helping Students Grow

At McCallum, the Fine Arts faculty and staff work continuously to refine and implement a rigorous fine arts curriculum that challenges students in all aspects of artistic endeavor from the creative to the technical. Dedicated teachers and accomplished artists in their own right, the talented members of the McCallum Fine Arts faculty and staff provide invaluable guidance, instruction and inspiration to our young artists of tomorrow.

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Dr. Samuel Parrott

Fine Arts Academy Director

Tonya Moore

Academy Assistant
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Shelley Goldstein

Counselor (FAA Students)

Music Faculty

Carol Nelson

Co-Chair Fine Arts Dept. & Dir. of Band & Jazz Band

Andrew Clark

Dir. of Classical Guitar

Kate Wiley

Dir. of Collaborative Piano

Ryan Pride

Assoc. Dir. of Bands, Symphonic Band & Knights of Steel

Erika Elder

Associate Director of Orchestra

Nathan Thompson

Dir. of Choral Studies


Ricky Pringle

Dir. of Orchestra

Dillon Junkin

Assoc. Dir. of Bands

Jeff Rudy

Assoc. Dir. of Bands

Theatre Faculty

Bonnie Brookby

Dir. of Performance & Musical Theatre

Kristin Vandenberg

Dir. of Technical Theatre


Robert Carrasco

Dir. of Musical Theatre

Visual & Fine Arts Faculty

Bill Cauthern

Co-Chair Fine Arts Dept. & Visual Arts

Jessica Garcia

Visual Arts Faculty

Sara Massey

Visual Arts Faculty


Natalie Pantuso

Visual Arts Faculty


Carey West

Visual Arts Faculty

Abby Burnham

Visual Arts Faculty

Benjamin Slamka

Cinematic Arts Faculty


Dance Faculty

Natalie Uehara

Dir. of Dance

Terrance Carson

Dir. of Dance