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Here is our current list of instructors:

 

  Instructor:  Anela Markovic Brown, piano  

High School Graduation:  Bosnia

Colleges attended:  Music Academy, Sarajevo, Bosnia

Degrees:  BA in music & piano pedagogy

 Teaching Experience:  18 years

 Performing Experience:  13 years

 


 

 

  Instructor:  Will Jacoby, guitar  

 

 


 Instructor:  Mark Arroyo, guitar  

High School Graduation:  Milpitas High School, Milpitas, CA

 Colleges attended:  De Anza College, Cupertino, CA

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

 Degrees:  BA in Creative Arts

Teaching Experience:  7 years

 Performing Experience:  15 years


 

Instructor:  Terrell Brown, piano  

 High School Graduation:  James Lick High School, San Jose, CA

Colleges attended:  San Jose City College, San Jose, CA

 Degrees:  AA in music

Teaching Experience:  33 years

 Performing Experience:  48 years



 

Instructor:  Bill Epps, guitar         

High School Graduation:  Wilson High School, Los Angeles, CA

 Colleges attended:  San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Degrees:  AA in Math

Teaching Experience:   10 years

 Performing Experience:  28 years


 

 Instructor:  Ron Gerard, voice & guitar   (ON MEDICAL LEAVE)

 High School Graduation:  Leigh High School, San Jose, CA

Colleges attended:  San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

 Degrees:  BA in music

Teaching Experience:  40 years

                              Performing Experience:  West Bay Opera, Opera San Jose, Oakland Opera, Nevada Opera, San Francisco Concert Opera

(extended resume)

 Instructor:  Deborah Goldstein, piano & voice  

 High School Graduation:  Gunn High School, Palo Alto, CA

Colleges attended:  San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

 Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

 Degrees:  BA in music; graduate studies in Psychology

Teaching Experience:  43 years

 Performing Experience:  38 years


    Instructor:  Morris Goldstein, woodwinds & brass  

 High School Graduation:  Cubberley. Palo Alto, CA

 Colleges attended:  San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

 Foothill College, Los Altos, CA

Degrees:  BA in music

MA in music

California Teaching Credential

Teaching Experience:  49 years

 Performing Experience:  54 years


Instructor:  Priscilla Carter Granger, piano  

 High School Graduation:  Milpitas High School, Milpitas, CA

Colleges attended:  California State Hayward, Hayward, CA

 San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Degrees:  BA in music

 MA in music

 Teaching Experience:  42 years

 Performing Experience:  38 years

(extended resume)

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Instructor:  David Wang, violin, viola   

 High School Graduation:  Shanghai Children's Art Theater in China

Also, performed with the China Radio Orchestra

Colleges attended:  University of Xiamen, China

 

Degrees:  BA in Music

 

 Teaching Experience:  15 years

 Performing Experience:  DeAnza Chamber Orchestra of Cupertino

Led the Young Song of songs Youth Orchestra of San Jose

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Instructor:  Nicholas Morales, violin, viola  

 

College attended:  California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA

 

MAJORING: Music

 Performing Experience:  Concert Master of CSUEB Orchestra 2010-2013

 

 

 

 

 


 

  Instructor:  Joe Santoro, drums & percussion  

 High School Graduation:  James Lick High School, San Jose, CA

 Colleges attended:  San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

 Teaching Experience:  38 years

 Performing Experience:  42 years



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