Max Berland (he/him) is an experienced horn player and instrumental music teacher at Villegas Middle School in Riverside, California.

He earned a dual emphasis Bachelor of Music degree in music education and horn performance at California State University, Long Beach, and a Master of Music Education degree from Eastern Washington University.

In addition to CSO, Max currently plays 4th horn in Gold Wind Symphony and in the past has participated in several local community groups, including the RCC Symphony Orchestra and the Riverside Concert Band.

In his spare time he enjoys crafting, puzzles, and the company of his two cats.