FELICE MANCINI For the past 20 years, Felice has worked in the non-profit sector, primarily in development, management and as a board volunteer. She completed the certificate program in Fundraising and Non-Profit Management at UCLA before joining the Mr.Holland’s Opus Foundation in 1998.
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation
Felice began singing professionally at age 15 and studied music at the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. For five years, Felice was involved with the production of Disney’s Young Musicians’ Symphony Orchestra and managed their summer music camp in Los Angeles. In 2002, Felice received the Partnership of Professionals Award for her leadership in music education advocacy by the National Association of Music Education, and in 2006 received the Music for Life Award from the International Music Products Association. In 2007, Felice was commended for outstanding community service for the benefit of citizens of Los Angeles County and in 2010 she received the Don Johnson Music Industry Service Award from the publishers of Musical Merchandise Review.