Our Staff

Yuval “UV” Golibroda

Yuval “UV” Golibroda

Piano & Voice

Even though some people misspell his name as Yuvi, the real UV ( Yuval Golibroda ) is an outstanding musician, singer, songwriter, performer and band leader who’s had music in his blood

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Luisa Rodriguez

Luisa Rodriguez

Student Success Manager

In addition to serving as our AYDM Student Success Manager, Luisa Marie Rodriguez is a performer, a teacher, a conductor, and a very passionate vocal pedagogue. Always interested in growing and refining her

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Matt Zajac

Matt Zajac

Drums

Matt Zajac is a Berklee College of Music graduate (2018), and international performer. In addition to touring with his band Long Shadow Sheep, Matt has a passion for teaching drums to students

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Juliana Lopez Davis

Juliana Lopez Davis

Piano & Voice

Juliana Lopez Davis is an artist and educator originally from Lynn, MA. She began singing at an early age – her mother says she went from non-stop crying, to non-stop singing, and

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Emil Mammadov

Emil Mammadov

Piano

Originally from Azerbaijan, Emil Mammadov began studying piano at age 2.5 and acquired extensive experience with both classical and jazz piano through study at the Baku Music Academy, where he earned his

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Elias Cottle

Elias Cottle

Guitar

Elias Cottle is a Boston based guitarist and music educator with a broad range of stylistic influences ranging from both European and Middle Eastern classical music to contemporary sounds, such as jazz,

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Zayde Buti

Zayde Buti

Guitar

Zayde Buti is a Boston-based artist who makes perFART musicomedy – performance art, music and comedy in a blender. He holds a BFA from the Studio for Interrelated Media (SIM) at Massachusetts

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Jim Giaquinto

Jim Giaquinto

Piano

How old were you when you first started playing? When I was five years old my older sister Joan started taking piano lessons. Shortly thereafter I began to play by ear some

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Stefan Anderson

Stefan Anderson

Piano

Stefan Anderson is a pianist, guitarist and composer with experience writing and performing in classical, folk and rock styles. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Bennington College where he studied composition

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Ellen Rice

Ellen Rice

Program Director

Originally from Springfield, Missouri, Ellen Rice made stops in Recife, Brazil, Washington, D.C., and Urbana, IL before making Colorado home in 2019. Ellen earned degrees from American University (B.A. in Music, 2013)

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Josh Haughey

Josh Haughey

Office Assistant

Originally from Asbury Park, New Jersey, Josh Haughey moved to Colorado in the summer of 2016 after completing his B.A. in Music from Ramapo College of New Jersey where he studied music

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