Rudy Cassilas studied Jazz and Classical Guitar at SMU. His background includes performing on Radio & TV and being featured in nightclubs in Phoenix and Las Vegas. Over the years he’s played 1000’s of gigs and knows 1000s of songs.
In San Antonio he worked at RBC and Southern Music Publishing as ‘The Guitar Expert’. He has years of experience teaching Rock, Country, Funk, Jazz & Latin mixed with Flamenco. When it comes to teaching, he’s great at making lessons fun and helping students to relax and learn.
He’s not happy unless you’re happy!
Isai Trejo has been playing the violin for 14 years. In addition to teaching the violin, he plays the cello, the ukulele, the didgeridoo, the drums, and is a technically versatile rapper and beat-boxer.
He has performed solo parts in concertos, at banquets, graduations and weddings in and around the San Antonio area.
Isai loves teaching students on all levels, making lessons fun and helping everyone reach their musical goals.
Savannah Feher picked up her first set of drumsticks at the early age of 5, along the way she also learn to play the Piano, Guitar, Violin and a few Brass Instruments. At the age of 14 she was the drummer for her Church band, and 1st chair percussionist in middle school.
At Earl Warren High School, Savannah was in Marching band, Wind Ensemble, Winter Drumline, and theatre.
Now in College at University of Incarnate Word, she studies Music Therapy, while also performing in the Marching Cardinals Drumline.
Savannah’s experience with Marching Band techniques makes her an excellent instructor for band students!
Jessica Goldbaum is an experienced performer who teaches several
instruments including Saxophone, Bassoon, Flute, Clarinet, French Horn and Piano. She has traveled across the United States and abroad performing classical and jazz music. She integrates teaching with music history, music theory and the Alexander Technique. Her students consistently place in All-Region and All-State ensembles, participate in local youth orchestras, and several have received partial or full-scholarships to college.If Jessica looks familiar, it might be that you recently saw her perform with the Austin Symphony or San Antonio Symphony, Jessica loves to teach students of all levels!
Chris Purcell, you might recognize Chris from American Idol (2007) or Rock Star: INXS (2005).
He specializes in teaching guitar, bass and voice to beginners and/or serious performers looking to hone their skills. Whether your goal is to slap the bass like Flea, shred the neck like Steve Vai or be the next contestant on The Voice, he’s got the experience you want in your corner.
Chris loves teaching all genres of music, ranging from classical to heavy metal with lessons that are fun and informative, as he helps you become the musician you’ve always wanted to be!
Felipe’s teaching style is laid-back, yet can be intense for students who really want to master the art of music. He understands that all students are different and there are many ways to learn and he works hard to create lessons that fit the student’s individual style. Felipe creates a positive environment where students feel
comfortable to express themselves, and excels at bringing out the best in each
Felipe has a Master’s degree in Music from Texas State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of North Texas. He is comfortable teaching students of all levels, as well as students with special needs.
Guitar, Classical Guitar, Electric Bass, Drums, Piano, Ukulele, Mandolin, and
Katrina has been performing for over 20 years as a solo guitarist/singer/songwriter.
She has traveled internationally as a performer and guitar teacher with her backpack and guitar over her shoulder, always looking for new ways to play and teach.
Katrina helps you learn what you want to play as quickly as you can learn it and focuses upon each students strengths to encourage their abilities while helping them understand the “mystery of music.”
She believes that each lesson should be fun!
Michael began his life as a drummer at the early age of five when his grandfather started teaching him drums and how to read music. He attended Texas A&M as a music major. Followed by thirteen years working on the road fine tuning his skills.
He studied with many well known teachers such as Ralph Hardimon, Richard Wilson, hand developement, Ed Soph, Jamey Abersold Camp, Chuck Silverman, Latin drumset, George Padilla, Latin Percussion and Chris Adams, author of The New Breed II. He has been teaching and playing locally for ten years.
Michael’s specialties are drumset-all styles, Snare drum- Mallets-marimba, Latin percussion basic-congas.
Mike teaches many of the Roland V Drum classes and Keyboard