Meet Our Teachers
About Phillip Adair:
Philip Adair was born and raised in Decatur, GA, where he began playing the piano at the age of seven. He took lessons from a man down the street in his neighborhood, riding his bike there every weekend. He was fascinated by classical music, and by the time he was...
About Keith Adams:
Guitarist and composer Keith Adams (b.1988, Silver Spring, MD) graduated Magna Cum Laude from McDaniel College in Spring 2010, earning a B.A. in Music Theory and Composition with a double-minor in Writing and Jazz Studies, and is currently attending Towson University for his Masters in Music Composition. Adams has studied...
About Nathan Addison:
Nathan Addison started playing saxophone when he was nine years old. He currently resides in Decatur, Georgia and holds a Bachelors in Music from the University of New Orleans and received his Certification for Instrumental Music Education from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. Nathan attended Sun Prairie High...
About Aidan Alexander:
Aidan was born with music in his blood. Born to parents Eric and Nila Alexander, classical music was being played for him even before he was born, as both of his parents are classically trained musicians. They are life-long professional musicians who both received post- graduate musical education in Boston. Aidan...
About Yury Alexov:
Yury Teodor Alexov is a violinist, conductor, composer and teacher. He started studies privately when he was 5 years old. Then graduated from Special Music School of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory and later received a Master of Arts degree in Violin Performance, Ensemble, Orchestra and Teaching from St. Petersburg...
About Drew Ansbacher:
Drew Ansbacher is an experienced drummer who has studied percussion at the Lamont School of Music in Denver, Berklee School of Music in Boston and the Frost School of Music in Miami. He has experience as both a touring musician and as a studio drummer. On the road,...
City: Washington, DC
About Megan Aquilina:
Megan Aquilina was born on Long Island, New York and lived there before moving to Virginia for college. Megan started playing flute in the 4th grade and fell in love with it immediately. She decided to join her high school's marching band her freshman year and started exploring other instruments...
City: Miami/South Florida
About Maria Araujo:
Maria Araujo, Pianist, Vocal coach and Music Educator started playing piano, learning music theory, singing and performing in her elementary school years. She pursued Music Education studies at Indiana University and obtained a Bachelor's degree, Cum Laude in Piano Performance at New York University. This was followed by...
About Patrick Arthur:
Patrick Arthur is a guitarist based in Kennesaw, GA. Originally from Augusta; Patrick began playing local venues while in high school and was a featured artist at Augusta's Candlelight Jazz series. He is a member of Augusta's Young Lions project and has performed in numerous big bands in the Augusta...
About Ashley Baker:
Ashleys love of music began at an early age. She first began playing the saxophone at age 11, followed by the piano and later flute and clarinet in high school. During her high school years she received many honors and recognitions for her musical abilities, including six outstanding soloist awards...