We love teaching! Our teachers are all experienced performers and educators. All teachers have many years of teaching and performing experience, with most being graduates of, and having master/D.M.A. degrees, from prestigious institutions.

Many of our teachers have gone on performance tours of the US and Europe and have many years of professional performance and teaching experience. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and strive to bring out the best in every student, whether they are first-time learners or accomplished performers.

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Teacher Bios

We currently have 20+ teachers on staff and we are growing every month. Below you will find bios for our staffs.

Cuong Nguyen

Cuong Nguyen
Piano

Graduated with a Bachelor in Music with Honors from New Zealand, winner of the Yoshiro Irino memorial...
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Hugo Nogueira

Dr. Hugo Nogueira
Guitar, Ukulele

Hugo Nogueira is currently teaching guitar at Los Angeles Pierce College. Hugo won the 2011 American...
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Ekaterina Bessmeltseva

Dr. Ekaterina Bessmeltseva
Piano

Ekaterina Bessmeltseva is a concert pianist whose performances span North America, Europe and Russia....
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Gary Gould

Gary Gould
Saxophones, clarinets,..

Multi-woodwindist Gary Gould developed his passion for performing and teaching over a long and successful...
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Aline Sardao

Aline Sardao
Guitar/Ukulele, Voice,..

Orchestral and Operatic conductor, Maestra Aline Sardao is a native of Brazil. She began her Music studies...
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Carol Brownstein

Carol Brownstein
Piano

I began studying piano as a young girl and was led to Jasna Bjankini, a superb teacher at the American...
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Troy Sargent

Troy Sargent
Trumpet, Piano

Troy Sargent is a freelance trumpet player located in Orange Country, California. He is a popular choice...
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Bettina Houser

Bettina Houser
Piano, Voice,..

I am originally from Austria, the center of classical music and have had my musical education on my instruments...
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Caroline Campos

Caroline Campos
Violin/Viola, Piano

After receiving a Bachelor in Music from the Federal University of Paraíba, Brazilian violinist Caroline...
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Melody Tran

Melody Tran
Piano

I started learning music on a keyboard at the age of seven. After 4 years learning and applying piano...
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Desirae Hafer

Desirae Hafer
Voice, Piano,..

Desirae has a Bachelor degree in Vocal Performance with an emphasis in Jazz Studies from California State...
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Natalie Do

Natalie Do
Cello, Piano

Natalie is a cellist who began her musical journey at age five. She believes that no matter the background,...
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Ann Nguyen

Ann Nguyen
Piano

Mrs. Nguyen graduated with an honored degree in Piano Performance in HCM Conservatory of Music in 2004....
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Paige Whipp

Paige Whipp
Saxophone, clarinet,..

Growing up in a musical family, Paige naturally fell in love with music and got her hands on every musical...
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Arax Petrossian

Arax Petrossian
Voice, Piano

I was born in Armenia, Yerevan. Went to Tchaikovsky specialized secondary music school (major voice and...
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Andrew Loveland

Andrew Loveland
Cello, Piano

Community and passion are two words that cellist Andrew Loveland does not take lightly. As an alumnus...
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Cole Perez

Cole Perez
Violin/Viola, Piano

Originally from the Bay Area, Cole Perez is a multifaceted violinist with experience in performing and...
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Marisa Ramey

Marisa Ramey
Viola/Violin, Piano

Marisa Ramey has studied viola for over 10 years and plans to continue doing so for many many more. She...
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Ashley Shahbazi

Ashley Shahbazi
Piano

I have been studying music since the age of 6. I went on to earn my Bachelor's degree from Chapman University,...
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Taylor Trentham

Taylor Trentham
Voice, Piano

Taylor Trentham is a Filipino-American tenor from Sevierville, Tennessee. He recently acquired his Bachelor...
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Paulo Carmelo

Paulo Carmelo
Violin/Viola

Paulo Carmelo is an up-and-coming violinist and music educator. He studied violin under the tutelage...
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Cole Temple

Cole Temple
Voice

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Jasmin Cruz

Jasmin Cruz
Cello, Piano

During her time growing up in Northern California, Jasmin has been involved in almost all things music....
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