Ben is a professional opera singer, and has been teaching music lessons for the last 10 years. Originally from Spokane, Washington, he attended the University of Kansas, earning a Doctorate in Music while also teaching at the University. While living in the Midwest, Ben maintained an apprentice artist position at...
Brad Robertson grew up in Oklahoma and it is where his musical journey began. At 12 years old, his parents gave him his first snare drum as a Christmas present. Brad played nonstop for weeks and soon began to take lessons. He joined band during his next semester and won...
About Charlotte Gilbert
, Bass Guitar
From bluegrass Hopper family to Honor Band, Choir, and Orchestra, Charlotte has a broad-range of musical heritage and experience. Charlotte played bass guitar and sang with her famous fiddling sister Jana Jae and backed up Jana and Buck Owens with her band. Combining country, rock, and pop, she had several...
Loree Spriggs started playing classical piano at the age of four years old under the Suzuki method of learning by ear. Instructors led her to music theory, technique and performance using the James Bastian method. She is a James Bastian method teacher and has taught neighborhood family children since she...
Ava has been playing the piano for about 10 years. She studied music academically from high school when she was in her home country of Iran. Ava studied piano with Hamik Alexandrian, Tamara Dolidze, Raphael Minaskanian, and currently Cristina Valdes at the University of Washington, School of Music. Ava is...
LINDA M. UPSHAW, M.I.T.
A native of Seattle, Linda began piano study at the age of 6 at the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. She has performed in numerous social events and talent shows throughout Washington state, and was a frequent performer in her high school choir,...
"Music is the mediator between the life of the senses and the life of the spirit." --Beethoven
This quotation from Beethoven speaks to Paul's heart and has been at the core of his study...
Aaron Blu is a composer and performer. A summer course at the Berklee College of music at the age of fifteen sparked a fascination of performing original compositions. Aaron attended Vancouver School of Arts and Academics (VSAA). A public art school from sixth to twelfth grade. Over six years...
Wilson formed a loving relationship with music & art at a young age. While being raised by two true lovers of music in a small town outside of Atlanta, he was given an appreciation of the art form at a young age. He began learning drums and bass guitar...
Seeking means of discovery and expression, Carlin Ma has dedicated her life to music and the arts, including solo piano, chamber music, photography, and multidisciplinary projects. She received her Master's of Music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with Yoshi Nagai and previously studied at Indiana University with Menahem...
Ken began his musical endeavors as a child by taking private piano lessons and has continued playing piano since. After going to Klondike days as a 12-year-old, and hearing a banjo playing bluegrass music he obtained a banjo and learned from an Earl Scruggs book and record and also is...
Peter Campanelli is driven by music. On a day to day basis, there is nothing more to him than important the pursuit of human expression though sound by means of listening, playing, writing, and recording. He started learning piano in 1st grade and has since picked up guitar, bass, drums,...