Louise MacGillivray has an BA and a MA in music performance from California State University Northridge. She performed with the Chamber Orchestra of San Diego, Los Angeles Composers Guild, Opera a la Carte, The North Wind Quintet and as a free-lance musician with many orchestras throughout Southern California. She presented brass workshops annually for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Symphonies for Youth. Locally she is a member of the Conejo Pops Orchestra and the California Lutheran University Faculty Woodwind Quintet. Louise has an active private music studio and is a music specialist for the Conejo School District. She has coached the horn sections and chamber music at Idyllwild Arts Summer Camp since 1990 and has been a horn coach for the Colburn Horn Camp since 2010.