MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS

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Kyle Clay - New recording instructor! Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Sound Arts from SAE Expression College, multi-instrumentalist, 4 years of arrangement and recording experience. Teaches students of all ages various recording softwares (such as Garageband and Ableton Live), DJing, how to arrange and create music, and more! Lessons meet in our Recording Lab, group lessons available. Contact us for more information. No experience necessary

($30 per half hour)
Hour Lessons Recommended

 

Jeremy Laukhuf - Over 25 years experience playing electric bass and double (standup/bowed) bass. Jeremy graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Performance from Ohio State University and has extensive professional experience in live and studio settings. In 1999, he joined the Air Force Band program and has performed around the world, including three deployments to Southwest Asia, one deployment to Central America, and a three year assignment in Tokyo, Japan. 

($35 per half hour)
Electric or Double Bass - Beginning to Advanced

Asa Slinker - 16 years of drum experience, with 6 years as a professional live session and studio drummer for various artists and productions, including music for commercials and video game soundtracks. Asa is trained in music theory, notation, and versatile in most styles including rock, hip-hop, jazz, worship, and drum corps. He has also performed and coached drum corps, and is great at helping drummers be well-rounded musicians.

($30 per half hour)
Drum Kit - Beginning to Advanced
Percussion - Beginning to Advanced

 

Jonathan Buller - Nearly 20 years of piano experience, 12 years of classical training, honors in Certificate of Merit study, specializes in teaching notation at all levels, proper hand technique, ear-training, dictation, and music theory. 

($25 per half hour)
Piano - Beginning to Advanced
Ukulele - Beginning

 

Anna Combs Johnson - Professional vocal coach with 15 years of teaching experience and over 20 years of professional singing experience in the US and Europe. Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Music and Education. Specializes in classical, operatic, musical theater, pop and worship vocal stylings. Also teaches piano accompaniment (beginning to intermediate) for voice students to accompany themselves. 

($35 per half hour)
Vocals - Beginning to Advanced
Piano Accomp. - Beginning to Intermediate

 

Sharon Walton (Fairfield location) - 25+ years of teaching experience as a piano instructor, studied internationally, Bachelor's degree in religious education and piano performance, radio and television performance experience. Sharon's music studio located near central Fairfield and the Solano shopping mall.

($25 per half hour)
Piano - Beginning to Advanced

 

Aaron Letinsky - Over 10 years of experience teaching music, graduated with Bachelor's Degree in Music, songwriter, recording artist, worship leader, recording engineer, and Avid Pro Tools Certified Instructor. Can teach playing by ear/improv, classical, technique, theory, and worship. 

($35 per half hour)
Guitar (Acoustic or Electric) - Beginning to Advanced
Piano - Beginning to Advanced
Bass - Beginning to Intermediate
Drums - Beginning to Intermediate
Ukulele - Beginning to Advanced

Mandi Samaniego - Songwriter and worship leader with over 8 years of teaching experience. Creates a safe and inviting classroom environment for beginners and experienced musicians alike to grow and build confidence. Trained and led youth bands, patient and joyful disposition, great with children!

($30 per half hour)
Vocals - Beginning to Intermediate
Piano - Beginning to Intermediate
Guitar - Beginning to Intermediate

 

James Drips - As a vocal instructor teaching locally for more than seven years, James utilizes techniques and methods used by the industry's greatest coaches. Many of his students exceed their own expectations, including Lindsey Pavao, who was a Top 5 Finalist on the television show, The Voice! James is great with kids and adults alike and makes singing fun. 

($35 per half hour)
Vocals - Beginning to Advanced