Featured Ensemble Director


Cory Olariu

Downey High School, Downey, CA

Came to US in 1989 from Romania, graduated from CSU Long Beach in 2001 with MM in instrumental conducting and BM in trumpet performance. Teaches at Downey High since 2001, where his multi winning awards groups are performing at locally and national stages. Cory was nominated for the Bravo Award in 2006, when he received the Fidelity Investments “Inspire the Future Award” after his jazz ensemble performance at the Hollywood Bowl opening night. He is also the music director at COG Emanuel Church in Anaheim.
          January 26, 2019