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Mrs. Renee Bhatia – (Symphonic Winds, Orchestras, AP Music Theory)

Renee Bhatia grew up in Long Beach and is a product of the LBUSD music programs.  As a pianist and flutist, she received her undergraduate degrees in Music Education and Flute Performance from CSULB as well as her teaching credential.  Mrs. Bhatia holds a Master’s degree in conducting through American Band College, a program affiliated with Sam Houston State University. Mrs. Bhatia has been teaching at Millikan since 2009 and has enjoyed the excitement of a growing program.



Mr. Rudolf Picanco – (Marching Band, Jazz Bands, Concert Band, Colorguard)

Rudolf Picanco received his undergraduate degree in Music Education from CSULB as well as his teaching credential.  Mr. Picanco has been teaching at Millikan since 2014.