After attending Valparaiso University from 1968 to1970, Marcia Biang received her B.A. degree in music education from Whittier College, and her M.A. degree in educational administration from California State University Los Angeles. She is a teacher at Hacienda La Puente Unified School District. A member of the California Teachers Association and California Arts Project, Biang was the Los Angeles Music Center “Bravo” award nominee for music education. This award was established to recognize teachers and schools for creativity, innovation and excellence in arts education. Biang is active in local church and civic organizations including the Corale Bel Canto, Musical Theater West, and the School District Fine Arts Foundation.