Andie Ades

Andie Ades

Andie Ades (they/she) is a musician, educator and graduate from Pacific Lutheran University originally hailing from Kent, Washington and currently living in North Seattle. Their passion for singing sparked when she started singing for rock bands at age 14 at her hometown school of rock Dace’s Rock n More, wh…

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Susan Alexander Payne

Susan Alexander Payne

Susan Alexander, Violin, Viola, Cello teacher was one of those kids who could not sit still and learned quickly. She began violin in school in the 4th grade and played through 7th grade, when the cello looked appealing. The following year, her teacher thought she might like to try the bass, and she alternated…

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Aman Almeida

Aman Almeida

Aman is a performing multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from Bangalore, India who loves to teach music to anyone who is interested. He tailors his teaching style to fit his students’ personalities, abilities, and academic schedules, so they can have a fun yet productive learning experience.

He first en…

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Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson

“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 ,performance and teaching of music.

A native of Seattle, growing up in a music rich environm…

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Denise Ayres

Denise Ayres

Denise Ayres, raised in Los Angeles, began studying piano from the age of two and violin from the age of eight. She performed in concerts from the age of nine. She was guided through a competitive field of chamber music and professional solo training through high school. Ballet, swimming and diving and orches…

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Celine Baldevia

City: Seattle

Celine Baldevia

Celine cannot imagine her life without a piano! Since she was born, she was fascinated watching her older sister tickle the ivories and couldn’t wait for her first lesson at age 6 in the tiny island of Guam where she spent her childhood playing at the beach, listening to her parents’ vinyl records, and learni…

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Natalie Bartels

Natalie Bartels is a musician and a published poet based in Seattle, WA. Natalie began piano lessons as a child and loves to bring her passion for music to students through teaching lessons. Her childhood teacher had a tremendous impact on her development as a musician and as a person, and she still sees her…

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Ava Behinaein

City: Seattle

Ava Behinaein

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 cur…

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Marcos Benitez

Marcos Benitez

Marcos Benitez is guitarist, songwriter, and music teacher from South Florida. Growing up in the multi cultural city of Miami, Marcos was exposed to latin and jazz music at an early age and by the time he was 12 he had discovered guitar as his passion. Marcos played with several different bands in high school…

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Silas Berlin

City: Seattle

Silas Berlin

Silas Berlin is a classical pianist with a rounded approach. Classically trained from the age of six, Silas discovered jazz while in high school and later found that he “re-discovered” classical music by way of the jazz music in which he was ensconced. Silas takes great pleasure in realizing the ways in which…

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