Meet the Instructors

Shaide Jones
Manager Of Operations

Voice

Piano

Choir

Toddler Enrichment

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Shaide 

Hanna Yocute
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Guitar
Ukulele 
Piano
Voice

Hanna singer-songwriter who earned a Master of Music degree in Music Performance and minor in Music Industry at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. She has studied under eminent guitarists such as David Starobin, Sergio Puccini, Eloy Cruz, Stuart Green, Marcus Gerakos, Classical Grammy-nominated, Israeli mandolinist, Avi Avital and Dr. Peter Yates. Hanna believes that the most powerful, meaningful and rewarding moments within music and art making come from collaborating with other artists and exploring new creative territory.

John Defeo

Voice

Drums

Guitar

Piano

Ukulele 

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John Defeo is a multi instrumentalist who studied at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles. His musical career started as a child when his father introduced him to the guitar and he quickly adapted a passion for songwriting. Since then he has pursued a career in the world of music strengthening his craft while also enjoying the opportunity to introduce and instruct others to the craft.

Alex Park
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Alex is a guitarist, singer-songwriter, and music producer who graduated from Berklee College of Music. Alex has been working as a freelance musician for 8 years, playing in multiple bands and writing music for award-winning films.

Guitar

Bass

Ukulele

Alex Williams
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Drums
Piano
Guitar

Piano

Music Therapy

Theory

Aida Barsegyan 
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 Aida graduated from Tchaikovsky and began her undergraduate career at Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan as a piano major, where she specialized mainly in piano performance, but also, in collaborative piano and piano pedagogy. In Summer 2018, she got accepted to the Piano Performance department at CSUN. Along the way, she realized how much more sheenjoyed teaching children rather than performing, and also looked into teaching children with special needs.

David Goldberg

Piano

Drums

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David Goldberg graduated from Musicians Institute with a bachelor’s degree in drum performance. Along with the drums, David is also a professional keyboardist and composer. David strives to maintain a fun learning environment while also communicating valuable skills. He has studied with renowned musicians such as Gregg Bissonette and Robert Carson.

Voice

Musical Theater 

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Heddie Russo
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Gabbi Coenen
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Gabbi is a singer/songwriter originally from Perth, Australia. A classically-trained pianist from age 4, she holds two Bachelor’s degrees in Jazz Singing from The New School and the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. During her 9 years in NYC she performed at world-class venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Rockwood Music Hall, and was a soprano with various choral ensembles and church choirs. She has released 3 EPS and an album as RVBY MY DEAR and has toured across the US as well as Eastern Europe. She has been teaching private lessons for many years and loves to help her students find their own unique voices.

Voice

Piano