Ben Dorfan (B.A. in Music, Oberlin College) believes the primary role of a teacher is to help the student reach their goals quickly and effectively. An avid performer of chamber music, he has been featured locally by Santa Cruz Chamber Players and Munching with Mozart and Friends. He accompanies for Cabrillo Symphonic Chorus directed by Cheryl Anderson, and Pacific Collegiate School Choirs directed by Alice Hughes. Ben serves as President of the Music Teachers’ Association of California, Santa Cruz County Branch, and Social Media Coordinator for Santa Cruz Chamber Players.