Mrs. Olson is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angleles
with a B.A. in Vocal Music Performance. Upon graduating from UCLA,
she began graduate school at California State University, Long Beach
where she earned her teaching credential. Mrs. Olson continues to
be active with the UCLA Alumni Association, having served 2 terms
as President of the Bay Area Bruins chapter. She is also very involved
in the Bay Area arts, having performed in and directed shows for
Tri Valley Rep (formerly Pleasanton Playhouse), Contra Costa Musical
Theater, Role Players Ensemble and spent 8 seasons as a director with
the Danville Girls Chorus.
She is a member of the American Choral Director's Association.