Meet the Instructors

Justin Rosin

Guitar

Piano

Violin

Voice

Ukulele

Justin Rosin has his Masters Degree from Mannes School of Music. He is an award winning composer. Justin thoroughly believes that music is a universal language that can effectively communicate any human emotion. He studied with renowned composers Dr. Lowell Liebermann, Michael Bacon and John Kaefer.

Piano

Voice

Dani Etcheverry

Dani began studying music at age eight with guitar lessons. She quickly realized she preferred the piano, and studied the instrument for a decade. During that time, she discovered her true passion was singing, and began studying voice and performing musical theatre. She attended California Lutheran University, graduating with a double major in music and marketing in 2020. During her time at university, she studied voice and performed in school ensembles, musicals, and professional venues. She began teaching piano in high school, and has since taught students from toddlers to college-age in private and group piano lessons, voice lessons, musicianship, musical literacy classes, and music theory.

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 Williams

Guitar

Bass

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AMA Director Alex Williams graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Dual Major in Guitar Performance & Music Business. Alex has been touring professionally as a guitarist for 5 years with multiple notable performing artists in addition to coaching and mentoring young musicians for 7 years.

Alex Park

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

Gabbi Coenen

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

 

Aubrey Harris

Aubrey is a bass player and songwriter from Boston, MA. She began playing electric bass at age 13 and sitting in on gigs with her father, a jazz drummer. At 16, Aubrey was awarded a full scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music where she graduated from in 2017. She then moved to London, UK to get her Masters Degree at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance. Aubrey is now based in Los Angeles where she performs with artists and writes music for television. Notable performances include: The American Country Awards with Keith Urban, America’s Got Talent backing band, Raglan Road House Band at Walt Disney World, and a residency at The Hard Rock Cafe London.  

Bass

Guitar

Ukulele 

Voice

Ukulele

Musical Theater 

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Jacob Harelick

Drums

Piano

Bass

Guitar

 Jacob Harelick is a Drummer, Music Director and Playback Technician based in Los Angeles, CA. He studied performance, business and graduated with a degree in Songwriting from the Berklee College of Music. With experience as a multi-instrumentalist he has played with many musical artists such as Salem ilese, and Sophia Gripari.

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.