Sonia Gariaeff

Sonia Gariaeff has received critical praise throughout the United States for her theatrical poise and vocal opulence. A three-time Metropolitan Opera Awards regional finalist, she received her Master's degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Further studies involved an apprenticeship with Portland Opera, and a fellowship with the Carmel Bach Festival. With over 15 years of teaching experience, she believes a healthy vocal technique can be applied to all styles of music. She particularly enjoys teaching musical theatre, pop and jazz in addition to classical voice. A former nanny and preschool teacher, she also enjoys teaching children beginning and intermediate piano.

Sonia Gariaeff has received critical praise throughout the United States for her theatrical poise and vocal opulence. A three-time Metropolitan Opera Awards regional finalist, she received her Master's degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Further studies involved an apprenticeship with Portland Opera, and a fellowship with the Carmel Bach Festival. With over 15 years of teaching experience, she believes a healthy vocal technique can be applied to all styles of music. She particularly enjoys teaching musical theatre, pop and jazz in addition to classical voice. A former nanny and preschool teacher, she also enjoys teaching children beginning and intermediate piano.

Dan Avedikian

Dan has his B.A. in Piano and Voice Performance from St. Mary's College of Maryland. He is an excellent singer, pianist, and guitarist. He can accompany and teach any of these instruments. We are happy to have him join us.

Dan has his B.A. in Piano and Voice Performance from St. Mary's College of Maryland. He is an excellent singer, pianist, and guitarist. He can accompany and teach any of these instruments. We are happy to have him join us.

Mary  Jo Malabuyo

Born and raised in San Francisco, Mary Jo has come form a long line of musicians. She began ear training as the age of 4 and began her musical journey with piano as well. In high school she also picked up flute and ballet. She graduated from the San Francisco Music conservatory with a emphasis in vocal performance, advanced musicianship and music theory. 

Born and raised in San Francisco, Mary Jo has come form a long line of musicians. She began ear training as the age of 4 and began her musical journey with piano as well. In high school she also picked up flute and ballet. She graduated from the San Francisco Music conservatory with a emphasis in vocal performance, advanced musicianship and music theory.