Ricardo started his journey into music when he was just 4 years old. He has been performing as a guitar player since the age of 14, covering many music genres from Rock, Pop, Latin, Alternative, 60’s-70’s-80’s-90’s hits, Metal and more. He is an instrumentalist, record producer, songwriter, session player. As a graduate of the Jose Maria Gomez Cardiel school of music in Venezuela, Ricardo prides himself as being a detail-oriented teacher for Electric and Acoustic Guitar. He specializes in Lead Guitar for those who wants to take the Electric Guitar to its limit and is comfortable teaching children as well as adults from beginner to advanced methods. He offers patient instruction, encouragement, lot of support and full attention to every student’s specific needs and likes.
Rebeca Gomez graduated from the Amadeo Roldan Conservatory of Music in Cuba as a performer and instructor of guitar and ensemble practice. She also received her Florida Educator’s Certificate. Rebeca was a bassist and vocalist for Pedro Romero’s Band, Contratiempo Band, and Elvense Band.
Rebeca prepares and teaches lessons to children, teenagers, and adults, and has an established repertoire for her students to help them learn.
Todd Hill has been a well known music producer for the last 15 years. He has produced hit records for various artists including Lunch Monkey Lewis, Young Cartoon, Y.D., DJ Rhymer, FK, Vido No Shake, Desloc Piccalo, Juice Dat Boi, DBV Von, Young Quay, and many more. Todd is eager to share his craft with his students!
Originally from Venezuela where she started her piano studies, Daniela earned a scholarship in 2012 to study in England where she completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Piano Performance with Distinction from the Birmingham Conservatory. In England, Daniela learned from Mark Bebbington and Margaret Fingerhut. She also had the opportunity to perform in well known venues such as the Birmingham Symphony Hall, Adrien Bolt Hall, and Manchester at Chetham’s School of Music. She recently completed her double masters degrees from Baylor University in Texas. She earned a Master of Music in Piano Performance with Bulgarian pianist Krassimira Jordan, as well as a Master of Music Piano Performance and Pedagogy under the academic tutelage of Dr. Lesley McAllister.
Adriana Rodriguez graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, with a B.A. in English. She teaches violin, guitar, and piano. In her lessons, she introduces the use of eurhythmics to facilitate the understanding of rhythm. Adriana devises techniques to keep her students’ interest and encourage home practice.
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 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 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 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 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 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, 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.