Please join us in welcoming two new members to our Board of Directors, Alan Alexander and Elisabeth Ward! They have so much to contribute to our organization and we’re thrilled to have them in our Elemental Music family.
Be sure to say hello if you see them at an Elemental Music event. Board members love talking with our families!
Dr. Alan Alexander leads teams in healthcare consulting in areas of healthcare systems and services, and pharmaceuticals and medical products, with a focus on Organizational Agility. Dr. Alexander is a board certified practicing Radiologist. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Alexander has conducted a bevy of laboratory and clinical research, and has over 50 presentations and publications. He holds a Medical Doctor degree from the George Washington University and Master Degree in Physiology and Tumor Biology from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Alexander grew up playing the piano and percussion, has several talented musicians in his family, and is passionate about music and bringing it to the younger generations. He considers Southern California home and there is no place he’d rather be.
Elisabeth Ward was born and raised in Sweden. A journalist by profession and a passionate traveler, she has lived and worked in Germany, France, Russia and the U.K, writing for some of Sweden’s largest publications. Elisabeth moved to the United States in 2010 and she and her husband Tim have enjoyed raising their young family in Santa Monica. Elemental Music has been a vital part of their lives. Their eldest son Edward graduated Elemental Strings last year and this year their middle son Oliver joined the program. Growing up in Dalecarlia, an area in Sweden known for its talented musicians and distinct folk music, Elisabeth played the organ and was a choir singer and soloist. For many years she served on the board of the Swedish School of Los Angeles where she also directed their Lucia pageant.