THE STAFF

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KELLY ANTHONY | BAND & ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR

Kelly Anthony is the music director for Huntington Park High School.  Her number one passion is music and spreading the joy of music to her students and surrounding communities.  Mrs. Anthony received her Bachelor's of Music Degree at California State University, Northridge where she studied trombone performance and music education.  She graduated Summa Cum Laude and completed the credential program to earn her teaching credential in music. 

 

Mrs. Anthony has experience teaching in all grade levels. She was the K-8 General Music and Band teacher at CHIME Charter school in Woodland Hills. Here, Mrs. Anthony was in charge of K-4th grade music classes, 5th grade beginning band and middle school concert band.  While teaching at CHIME, Mrs. Anthony was also working as the Assistant Marching Band Director and Drumline Director at James Monroe High School.  Not only did Mrs. Anthony oversee the Winter Drumline program at Monroe, but she built the program from the ground up.

 

Mrs. Anthony has been teaching at Huntington Park High School for five years. She loves the staff and students at HP and is proud to be a Spartan!  At HPHS, Mrs. Anthony teaches Jazz Band, Concert Band, String Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Marching Band and oversees the Winter Colorguard and Drumline programs.  She is a recipient of the Grammy Signature School awards and has secured multiple grants from both the Grammy Foundation and the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation.

HERMANN LUCAS | STUDENT TEACHER

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GABRIEL HERRERA | MARCHING INSTRUCTOR

Gabriel Herrera is a professional active musician and educator in the Los Angeles area. As a low brass player, he is well versed in baritone, euphonium, trombone, and tuba. He received his Bachelor's of Music Degree at California State University, Los Angeles where he studied euphonium, music education, and is currently working to obtain his teaching credential. His mission is to enrich the lives of younger generations through the application of fundamentals and performance in Music.

Gabriel's marching experience includes marching in high school, as well as marching the Rose Parade three times with the Los Angeles Unified School District All City Honor Band.  In addition, he also was a part of Drum Corps International for three summers where he had the thrill of competing and performing for very large audiences across the United States with two distinguished organizations: Gold and the Santa Clara Vanguard.

Gabriel has been part of the Huntington Park Marching Band staff for the past two years as a marching and visual coach for the marching band, as well as the indoor drumline. He is very excited to continue to work alongside Mrs. Anthony and the rest of the staff to see the growth of the program.

Additional Staff

Juan Hernandez | Colorguard Instructor

Andrew Ortega | Low Brass Instructor

Enrique Paredes | Percussion Instructor

Student Leaders

Sarai & Fernando | Drum Majors

Angel & Alexia | Colorguard Captains

Madeline & Marina | Percussion Captains