Meet Our Support Staff

Diana Thompson

Hannah Alikhani

Office Coordinator

Hannah is the newest member of our team and is likely the first person you talk to on the A&L phones and the first face you see when you enter the office. She graduated from CSU Chico with a B.A. in Theatre Arts with a background in Stage Management and has been involved in theater across the country. She is thrilled to join the team at the Arts and Learning Conservatory, and help to provide a space for students to learn and grow in a welcoming and creative environment.

Cheryl Cormier

Operations/Development Director

Cheryl comes to Arts & Learning Conservatory with over 30 years of Professional Experience in both the insurance industry and non-profit management.  For the last 17 years Cheryl has worked in the non-profit sector working with multiple educational institutions from primary-elementary, secondary-high schools, and community college.  She is excited to be a part of the ALC team and share her expertise in marketing, development to help increase awareness, donations and funding to enhance our programs.  Cheryl is a resident of Long Beach, a mother of three daughters and a proud grandmother of two grandsons.
Diana Thompson

Cynthia Trostler

Programs Coordinator

Cynthia is a native of Canada and has been involved in music since the age of six. She is an accomplished french horn player, attending the University of Western Ontario, University of Arizona and San Diego State University on scholarship. Upon graduating, she was inducted into Pi Kappa Lambda and Phi Kappa Phi honorary societies. Cynthia also attended the Pierre Monteux School (Maine), Courtenay Youth Music Center (British Columbia), and toured Europe with Canadian Youth on Tour. Cynthia has twenty years of experience in arts management, and has worked for San Diego Symphony, La Jolla Chamber Music Society, San Diego Museum of Art,Acoustiguide (NYC), and recently has been involved with the California Alliance for Arts Education and getting music back into elementary schools in Orange County CA. Cynthia has been involved with PTA for the past five years, and still performs on the
horn regularly.

Our Address

Arts & Learning Conservatory

151 Kalmus Drive, Suite G-3
Costa Mesa, CA. 92626

Mon.-Thurs. 9am-6pm 
Friday  9am-5pm
Sat. & Sun. CLOSED


(714) 728-7100

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