Sergio Martínez

“Coming from flamenco music…I really appreciate the great things of the old school, tribal teaching methods, based in oral transmission.”

Perico Sambeat

“In my classes, students learn how to improvise through the development of musical knowledge, development of harmonic and melodic ear, and aesthetic choices. This allows them to become better musicians and understand music more deeply.”

Maureen Choi

“I believe in a strong technical foundation in order to have command over the instrument because with that command comes the ease to take control and express oneself freely.”

Brian Zalmijn

“My experience as a performing artist, recording artist, and songwriter mean that I know what is needed to have a sustainable career in the music industry.”

Liz Teutsch

“Our students are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible with music, technology and multimedia, helping to propel the music industry into the future.”

Victor Mendoza

“In the contemporary performance (production concentration) program you get to study under the guidance of world-class performers and work alongside highly-talented musicians from around the world. This high level of training gets you the tools you need to be a successful musician, artist and producer.”

Celia Mur

“I try to teach my students to challenge themselves in a way that develops their melodic ideas beyond all limits, so I encourage them to explore all vocal options, maintain that curiosity, and explore their limits.”