Chris Vasquez was
born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland.
He attended the Baltimore School for the Arts, one time
home of Tupac Shakur
and Jada Pinkett-Smith. It
was there that Chris studied classical guitar under Orlando Roman,
a Fullbright scholar and Julian Gray, a Peabody Conservatory
professor. At age
18, Chris moved to Boston to attend Berklee
College of Music as a Jazz Guitarist Performance Major.
He achieved full tuitions status as a scholarship student
by his senior year.
Following graduation in 2007, Chris worked for Holland
America Cruise Lines where he traveled all over the world.
In 2008, Chris moved to Los Angeles.
He currently plays for a variety of local artists as well
as performing Top 40 work. Chris currently serves as musical director
for Michelle Carter Leib, Jasmine Bland
and emerging rock band, Los Einstein.
Chris holds a B.M. in Music Performance from Berklee
College of Music. In
addition to his guitar teaching of over 10 years, Chris is also
a versatile drum, piano and bass teacher.
was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He has a B.A. from Pepperdine
University in Malibu and a Masters in Music from USC. Abe is a professional
musician having travelled and performed extensivley as a pianist
in Europe and Argentina.
Abe has an extensive keyboard repertoire and performance resume
and he enjoys composing and collaborating in all types of musical
genres. His passion to perform extends beyond playing and teaching
musical instruments into dance and competitive figureskating. His
professional career also includes several years of business administration
in the Hollywood Indie Film Industry.
Abe is available to teach from beginning to advanced piano and keyboard;
and beginning to intermediate violin and voice.
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is a graduate of Louisiana State University College in Math
and Dramatic Arts. He has also completed studies at Musician's
Institute and with contemporary music educator Mark Harrison.
Ontario specializes in teaching voice and piano and takes great
joy in teaching beginners thru intermediate of all ages.
Ontario teaches Classical, Pop,
Jazz, R&B and Gospel and his teaching approach meets the
students desires and guides them on a musical journey that both
nurtures their innate talents while developing their technical
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was born and raised overseas in Hong Kong, China.
He relocated to Los Angeles to study at the Musicians Institute
College of Contemporary Music, where he graduated with honors
in guitar performance. Joel has also studied privately with
several of the world's most renowned guitarists, including Carl
Verheyen, Del Casher, Paul Gilbert, and Ross Bolton.
Joel currently maintains a busy schedule of
teaching, performing, writing and recording around Los Angeles.
He has worked as instrumentalist and sideman for several Los
Angeles based singers and musical productions. Joel is also
the guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for his own band, The
At Delian, Joel teaches guitar (beginner to
advance) piano, bass and drums (beginner to intermediate). His
specializes in helping both beginning and advanced music students
build a strong foundation of music theory and performance technique.
Musical styles that Joel teaches include popular music genres
such as pop, rock, jazz improvisation, and country.
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showed a passion for music at a young age. He grew up in a musically
rich and diverse community. Under the guidance of his mentor,
Blues legend Tony Fazio, Steve was accepted into Berklee College
of Music where he graduated with degrees in both Music Performance
and Music Business.
Upon graduation, Steve moved to
Los Angeles where he resides as a professional guitarist, session
player and music educator.
Although Steve's primary instrument
is guitar, he is also an accomplished Bass, Piano and Drum Instructor.
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pianist Andrew Goodloe has a background that
encompasses classical music, jazz, pop/rock and TV/film music,
both as performer and writer. He is an accomplished classical
pianist and has performed works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and
Chopin and played the finale at age 16 of Mendelssohn G Major
Piano Concerto. He is also an accomplished jazz and salsa pianist
where he has played with the legends of the Gypsy Kings, Blues
Traveler, Maceo Parker and Paquito Guzman.
Andrew graduated from Oberlin Conservatory with
a Bachelor's in Music in Piano. Andrew also studied violin and
is currently involved in a string quintet. He is also an accomplished
trombonist just having completed his solo work "Trombone,
Meditation and Groove." He writes music for numerous short
films and has taught at his alma mater, Oberlin and Musicians
Andrew is available to teach all levels of piano,
trombone and violin at Delian Music.
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graduated from Musicians Institute and was nominated
Outstanding Stylist of 2008.
Currently he is recording an original CD with Marco Minneman,
drummer to Paul Gilbert and Ric Fierrabracci,
bass player for Chic Corea. Lee has been a finalist in various competitions, charities
and conventions. He has been teaching and performing live for
over 14 years. His
styles include rock, jazz, blues, pop, fusion, funk and metal.
His strengths include harmony/theory, transcribing, chord
voicings and voice leading/improvisational skills, technique
and performing with other musicians. Lee has studied under Alex Machacek., Scott Henderson and Dean Brown to name a few.
Lee also teaches beginning technique/reading
and advanced harmony/ theory in piano/keyboard. He also teaches beginning to intermediate
drums and bass.
||Thomas T McEvilley
was born in Cincinnati, and raised in Houston, Mexico, Los Angeles
and New York City.
Thomas attended the High School for Performing and Visual Arts in
Houston, where he was the first student accepted as both a guitar
and violin student. Thomas earned a BM in Violin and Viola Performance
from the University of Houston School of Music on a full scholarship,
and also studied at Rice University. Guitar and composition studies
with Ralph Towner at Naropa Institute led to playing at master classes
for Joe Pass.
Credits include Houston Symphony, New Orleans Symphony, Los Angeles
Baroque, Warner Bros. Orchestra, Disney, ABC, NBC, NHK, CCTV, Good
Morning America, and many others. Twenty- one years of international
touring with Mantovani took Thomas on extensive tours throughout
Japan, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea, and the US. Thomas
has also toured to Egypt, Jordan, Oman, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi with
the Mesto Orchestra of Los Angeles.
Thomas has taught throughout his performing career, and believes
in the positive reinforcement method. A step by step technic builds
a solid foundation; keeping learning fun is also important. Students
are encouraged to look behind the notes on the page, to find deeper
more personal meanings in musical expression.
Thomas teaches beginning to advanced violin, viola, cello, guitar,
mandolin and voice and beginnining to intermediate piano..
a native of Nashville, received a B.A. in piano performance
from DePaul University (2013) in Chicago. Studying with many celebrated
artists, Zediker evolved into a versatile and exciting performer
keenly interested in experimental music. Selected project highlights
include: pianist for Schoenberg's melodrama Pierrot Lunaire, pianist
for an all-Georg Friederich Haas concert at DePaul performing
Le Profondeur in complete darkness, pianist for a centennial celebration
of Igor Stravinsky performing Deux Poems and Three Japanese Lyrics,
keyboardist for the Ruth Page Center's production of Fame: the
Musical, and pianist for the world premiere of Seven Wallace's
new opera inspired by the 1987 film The Princess Bride.
Last spring, Anthony emerged as a collaborator and live conceptual
art subject with photographer and professor Jason Lazarus where
he practiced publicly in the Museum of Comtemporary Art in Chiccago
for twelve weeks.
Zediker now resides in Los Angeles as a performer, composer/arranger,
choral director, and piano instructor with the Royal Music Academy
and Delian Music. He is passionate as a teacher and pushes his
students as hard as he pushes himself when in the practice room.
He believes firmly that piano education represents more than just
a skill or hobby. Moreover, it can liberate individuals intellectually
and emotionally, providing a space for self-expression and collaboration.
Anthony teaches beginner to advanced piano and voice.