Melina Berkov-Rojas has worked in TV & Film production for over 20 years now, in a variety of roles and production types. She is passionate about storytelling, creative problem-solving, and most of all connecting with the community in meaningful ways. She grew up surrounded by music, rhythm, and dance. Hailing Costa Rican roots on her mother’s side, she grew up dancing salsa, cumbia and merengue. Her father, a professional Flamenco guitarist and luthier, brought the beautifully complex art of Flamenco into her home and her heart.She has studied with many renowned Flamenco artists here in the Bay Area, in the Los Angeles area, and in Sevilla, Spain. In addition, she has studied salsa cante and clave rhythm with Josh Jones, one of CJC’s music professors. She has performed salsa and Flamenco cante and dance throughout the Los Angeles and Bay Areas with a variety of artists. She currently performs in a monthly Flamenco show at The Ocean Ale House in San Francisco.She has worked at CJC as a House Manager for close to a year now, and greatly enjoys the community of the Jazz Conservatory, and all of the wonderful things that CJC has to offer. She is thrilled to serve the students, performers, and clientele that come to enjoy the wonderful shows offered at CJC.