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Northgate Instrumental Music Boosters (NIMB)

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NORTHGATE HIGH SCHOOL INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

ROBERTO GARCIA-LEIVA

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC

Roberto Garcia-Leiva is Northgate High School’s newly appointed Instrumental Music Director. He is a graduate of California State University, East Bay having earned his BA in Music, with a focus in Jazz Piano performance and music education. He has dedicated his time and energy over the last several years performing in jazz groups, musical theater pit ensembles, classical groups, and as a piano accompanist around the Bay Area. Mr. Garcia-Leiva was the inaugural associate conductor for the East Bay Youth Orchestra (formerly known as the Youth Orchestra of Southern Alameda County) for their 2018-2019 season. He has performed in big bands alongside artists such as Lauren Sevian, Dann Zinn, Wayne Bergeron,Terri Lyne Carrington, Tia Fuller, and Geoffrey Keezer. Mr. Garcia-Leiva was appointed the Spanish Music Director and accompanist at Church of the Epiphany in San Francisco in 2016, and has held that role since. Mr. Garcia-Leiva has also served as a piano accompanist and bassoon coach at the Hayward La Honda Music Camp.

NIMB BOARD MEETINGS + OPEN POSITIONS

PLEASE JOIN US!

Who attends NIMB Board Meetings? YOU do! The meetings are for ALL parents of Northgate Instrumental Music students. By sharing reports from each area of the program, we collectively make decisions on expenditures and plan for future events. The meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7pm in the band room. Please join us and be part of the action and planning! Come for a short time or stay for the whole meeting. Please email us at nimbconnect@gmail.com for any questions.

NIMB BOARD MEMBERS

BOARD POSITION NAME
President Erin Eyerly
Vice President Natalie Stark
Secretary Misha McKinney
Treasurer Wilson Haro
Past President John Zamarripa
Past President Heather-Ann Le Blanc
Music Director Roberto Garcia-Leiva
Website Coordinator Heather LeSieur
Concert Programs Design Noreen Schimmel
Concert Reception Coordinator Monaliza Fisher
Social Media Coordinator Amy Bartolotta
NIMB Notes Newsletter Heather-Ann Le Blanc
Fall/Winter Fundraiser Monaliza Fisher
Student Representative 1 Matt Stark
Student Representative 2 Athena Zapantis
Transportation Coordinator Erin Eyerly
Videographer Ken Lafredo
Photographer Brett Paloutzian
Marchathon Fundraiser Sean O'Steen
Orchestra & Band On The Run Chair Chrissy Galbraith
Orchestra & Band On The Run Co-Chair OPEN
Restaurant Fundraisers: Dine to Donate Kim Brooks
SoCal/Disneyland Chair Regina Raj
SoCal/Disneyland Co-Chair Amy Bartolotta
Yoshi's Concert Coordinator OPEN
Lesher Concert Coordinator Erin Eyerly
Jazz Band 1 Rep Heather-Ann Le Blanc
Jazz Band 1 Rep Prakash Selva
Jazz Band 2 Rep Brooke Giddings
Orchestra Rep Misha McKinney
Symphonic Winds Rep OPEN
Concert Band Rep OPEN
Concert Wear Rep Heather-Ann Le Blanc
MBA Chaperone + Crew Coordinator Christy Paloutzian
Spaghetti Feed Chair Adriana Hogg

OPEN BOARD POSITIONS

BOARD POSITION NAME
Orchestra & Band On The Run Co-Chair OPEN
Concert Band Rep OPEN
Symphonic Winds Rep OPEN
Yoshi's Concert Coordinator OPEN

COME JOIN THE TEAM!

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