Nicholas De Anda

    Nicholas has been composing and performing on various instruments for over ten years. He is studying musics of the world at San Francisco State University. He is most proficient on guitar, piano, saxophone, and drums; and plays several more instruments. Nicholas also teaches the Drums!

 

Nicholas has been composing and performing on various instruments for over ten years. He is studying musics of the world at San Francisco State University. He is most proficient on guitar, piano, saxophone, and drums; and plays several more instruments. Nicholas also teaches the Drums!

Leo Nava

 Leo Nava is a passionate musician and educator. He graduated from the California Jazz Conservatory with a B.M. In Jazz Studies. He is a versatile musician who started off as a folk guitarist and is now well versed in blues, rock, reggae, cumbia, salsa, bossa nova, funk, and R&B. In addition to being an accomplished guitarist he is an enthusiastic drummer and bass player.  As a teacher Leo stresses patience as the key to becoming a good musician and his versatile musical background allows him to tailor each lesson to the students individual needs.

Leo Nava is a passionate musician and educator. He graduated from the California Jazz Conservatory with a B.M. In Jazz Studies. He is a versatile musician who started off as a folk guitarist and is now well versed in blues, rock, reggae, cumbia, salsa, bossa nova, funk, and R&B. In addition to being an accomplished guitarist he is an enthusiastic drummer and bass player.

As a teacher Leo stresses patience as the key to becoming a good musician and his versatile musical background allows him to tailor each lesson to the students individual needs.

Lorenzo Arreguin

    Lorenzo is an exceptionally talented guitarist and drummer who has completed his studies at San Francisco State University, where he earned his Degree in Jazz Studies. He picked up guitar and drums at an early age, studying music theory and technique with individuals such as Tommy Armstrong-Leavitt (smartguitaronline.com) and Brian Schlegel.  His versatile skills have allowed him to perform with a wide variety of bands and musicians. Lorenzo’s diverse musical tastes and creative teaching methods allow him to tailor every lesson to each individual. He is adept at teaching the necessary fundamentals of music and technique while incorporating the musical interests of his individual students. 

 

Lorenzo is an exceptionally talented guitarist and drummer who has completed his studies at San Francisco State University, where he earned his Degree in Jazz Studies. He picked up guitar and drums at an early age, studying music theory and technique with individuals such as Tommy Armstrong-Leavitt (smartguitaronline.com) and Brian Schlegel.  His versatile skills have allowed him to perform with a wide variety of bands and musicians. Lorenzo’s diverse musical tastes and creative teaching methods allow him to tailor every lesson to each individual. He is adept at teaching the necessary fundamentals of music and technique while incorporating the musical interests of his individual students. 

Phil Surtees

  'Phil studied Clarinet and Piano under the Royal School of Music in the UK, and played 1st Alto Sax with the prestigious Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra. He  then proceeded to study Music and Performing Arts at University in London. After university he played in two successful bands touring the UK and Europe before moving to San Francisco to become a composer, songwriter and sound designer for theatre.'

'Phil studied Clarinet and Piano under the Royal School of Music in the UK, and played 1st Alto Sax with the prestigious Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra. He  then proceeded to study Music and Performing Arts at University in London. After university he played in two successful bands touring the UK and Europe before moving to San Francisco to become a composer, songwriter and sound designer for theatre.'