Culver High Alumni Bio's


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead
where there is no path and leave a trail.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson



Name-Maiden Name: Ron Soderwall

Year Graduated: 1960

Occupation-Occupations: High School Choral Teacher, Music Theory, Music Tech

Where are you living now: Santa Ana, CA

Marital Status: married 50 years

Children: 3

Grandchildren: 5

Great-Grandchildren: 0

After graduation: Certritos College (AA), Cal State Long Beach BA, MA

What were your favorite places in Culver City: Venice Beach, Hamburger Handout, Palms Theater, Youth Group-West Culver City Baptist Church

Interests: Music composing/arranging, music publishing (choral)

Additional Comments: Retiring in June 2010 from 40+ years of teaching, Mr. Sid Bender (band teacher at CCHS) was my inspiration to go into music as a life's work.  Teachers do affect their students!

Email: soderwall@sbcglobal.net