Claudia Sanchez is married with a teenage daughter who is involved with COA. She grew up in Maine and came to California to go to college. It was at Saddleback College that she discovered her love for teaching piano so then she went to CA State Fullerton to study teaching piano where she got a degree in liberal arts in music. Claudia enjoyed teaching her students for many years but took a break from teaching when her daughter was born. Since her daughters involvement in COA, Claudia has seen what a wonderful program it is and is excited to offer her love of teaching piano to the COA community. Along with her love of teaching piano Claudia also volunteers playing the piano at the San Clemente Villas for the residents.