Miralys Chinique

Miralys Chinique graduated from the “Amadeo Roldan Conservatory of Music” in Cuba and received her degree in piano study with a minor in voice. In Havana, she taught music education at the “Guillermo Tomas Conservatory of Music” and taught music history at the “Felix Varela Center for Overcoming Culture”. In 2013, she was the Music and Cultural Arts Coordinator for the “National Music Center” in Havanna. Chinique organized various cultural events such as the “Gran Sur” piano concert forum while she was in Federal District, Mexico and at the “International Choir Festival” in Santiago de Cuba. She has worked in Cuba and Mexico as a vocalist, piano accompanist and soloist

Rayko Lopez-Diaz

 Rayko Lopez-Diaz is a very well known musician around the world. His love for saxophone began at a very small age. In 2000 he attended Guillermo Tomas Conservatory in Havana, Cuba where he began his journey as a musician. As he increased his saxophone skills in 2005 he was then accepted into Amadeo Roldan’s conservatory in Havana, Cuba, a very well know conservatory throughout the world. In his studies he took on the challenge of mastering the flute and clarinet. On top of achieving all of his goals he was given the privilege to study under Grammy nominee Miguel Zenon, Niurka Gonzalez Nunes, and Miguel Villafruela. Having performed for almost 10 years in many different orchestras we are happy to have Rayko on our team.

DJ NVS Styles

DJ NVS Styles has previous appearances on Radio, TV (BET, Univision, Telemundo,MTV2). In 2004 he won the Winter Music Conference DJ Scratch Trophy & BET’s Spring Bling DJ Battle in 2006. He also spun Birthday parties for Jermaine Dupri, Meghan Good, Vivica Foxx, & Football greats Marvin Jones & Sam Madison. Has provided studio DJ scratches for artists such as Too Short & Lil Jon. Also gained 7 nominations between 2010 & 2013 for the Southern Entertainment Awards including winning an award for “Best Party Mixtape of the Year”

Stephen Schneyer

Stephen Schneyer Graduate of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Studied with many renounced teachers including Carmie Caruso, Sigmund Hering (Philadelphia Orchestra). Played with many big bands including Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Buddy Rich and others. Well versed in Classical, Jazz, and Pop.

Roddy Betancourt

Roddy is a graduate from the University of Miami and holds a bachelors degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Jazz, and a minor in Jazz Vocal Performance. He is also a saxophone player and has been playing and teaching for more than a decade. When he’s not teaching he does production work at Sunrise Sunset Studios, in Hialeah Fl which he owns and preforms as a saxophonist and pianist at his local church.

 

Rigoberto Castellanos

Rigoberto Castellanos has a B.M. From the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA. He also has extensive performance experience and over two decades teaching. When he’s not teaching Rigoberto actively performs guitar and vocals for church services and special events.

Miguel Raymat

Miguel, has more than 45 years in the music industry specializing in all percussion instruments. He Currently works as a Timpani and percussion player to several orchestras in Miami and works as a band director to jazz bands and popular music style players. His expertise in percussion has helped students prepare for their jazz, symphonic, marching band, and drum core ensembles and events.