Mrs. Wondercheck is the Executive Director of the Arts & Learning Conservatory. She serves as an Adjunct Professor of Music at Vanguard University, is currently Director of Music at the Waldorf School of Orange County, and is the founding conductor of the Bellagio Strings youth orchestra of OC. Debora has instructed in the Irvine Unified School District where she was a Master teacher of string pedagogy. She has a B.A. in Music Education and a Masters of Science in Education Administration from California State Fullerton University. While teaching in the Newport-Mesa School District, Debora was a recipient of the Teacher’s of Excellence Award. Debora is a recent receipient of the Links Incorporated Women of Service Award, for Exemplary Community Service to youth. Debora serves on the Cultural Arts Committee for the city of Costa Mesa, she is a member of the Arts Alliance of California, and Orange County Music and Arts Administrator Association.
As Executive Director, Debora has served A&L for the past 9 years and has produced over 60 productions with programs in over 30 schools. She highly values children and loves the process involved in nurturing and developing their talents. Debora counts it a complete privilege to serve the children, parents and staff of Arts & Learning in the capacity of Administrator and Educator.