Our Board

Board of Directors

Tony Bell, Board Chair
Brittany Bryant
Becky Easton, Board Vice Chair
Ryan Easton
Ian Fischer, Secretary
Kirk Johnson, Executive Director
Virginia Johnson
Forest Melton
Ilya Riske
Amish Shah
Carol Valora
Forrest Valora II, Treasurer

sounds board

“I chose SOUNDS Academy to aid in youth learning a new skill and discovering the greatness within themselves. This end result motivates me to serve in any possible way.”
- Brittany Bryant

Board of Advisors

Patrick Armstrong
Reginald Bolding Jr.
Robert Buchanan
Sentari Minor
Andrea Stouder Pursley

“Music is part of what it means to be human. SOUNDS Academy provides access to high quality music education that unlocks the unique talent and potential of young musicians across Phoenix.”
- Andrea Stouder Pursley