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,...
Following family tradition, Anthony picked up violin passionately at a young age. Formally trained in Seattle, and Guadalajara with various instructors. He made a career as a Mariachi Violinist. His unique ability to learn the various styles, and sub-genres encompassed by the Mariachi Genre has allowed to participate and win...
After winning awards and honors at a high school jazz festival in Toronto, a judge offered Frank Salerno a full scholarship to study piano and jazz studies at The University of Las Vegas, Nevada.
At 17, in addition to accompanying the classical vocal lessons and studying arranging, Frank worked professionally...
Conor Fortune is a singer/songwriter that teaches piano, drums, vocals, songwriting, music theory, and recording. He is a well rounded musician that has a back ground in multiple genres including rock, pop, jazz, funk, and classical music and has been working as a music teacher ever since graduating from college...
Taylor Manahan began playing music seriously at the age of 12 when he started playing Tuba at Marysville Middle School. The following year Taylor picked up the Trombone so that he could begin playing in Jazz Band. At age 14 Taylor began studying guitar and began playing in his first...
Motivated by his deep love of music, Scott Langstaff, piano teacher, voice teacher, has devoted much time and effort in developing his skills as a musician. After embarking on a study of his first love, singing, he soon took advantage of the opportunity to study piano as well. After studying...
Carly Martin wants to make you laugh. She wants to help you learn music, too, but if you're not having fun while doing that, then what is the point?
Carly holds a B.S. in Songwriting with a minor in Sociology from the University of Colorado. She's a Seattle-based music teacher,...
Francis is a guitar and bass instructor who has an interest in a wide variety of musical traditions, spanning from the music of Brazil to Ragtime Piano to Indian classical music. He finds joy in helping others realize their musical goals, whether thats learning finger picking patterns, improvising or...
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...
Seattle music teacher Luke Yanz grew up on Chicago's south side, and began learning music at a young age. He took piano lessons for several years before getting his first guitar at age 12 (the result of a deal he struck with his parents). His first band, Cosmic...
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...
Tim was born and raised around the Arts & Music. His Grandfather is Paul Horiuchi Sr. who is the renowned mosaic artist well known for his mosaic mural at the Seattle Centers amphitheater, that was built for the Worlds fair.
Tim's father was the first Japanese American in the Metropolitan Opera...