Our Staff

Begin Your Journey as a Musician


Ayla Wilson

Piano, Guitar

Ayla Wilson has played piano since childhood and guitar since 2019. She is currently pursuing a degree in Music Industry Studies. As a songwriter and former ESL teacher, Ayla encourages her students to explore their creativity and learn the way that suits them best. She can’t wait to meet you and get to know your […]

Soprano Emily Rae Fealy is a Bay Area local who has been singing since the age of 5. She has participated in youth choirs and semi-professional choirs, where she developed her background in choral and liturgical music. In 2012, while in high school, she attended Diablo Valley College and earned her associate’s degree in Music. […]

Varun Bathija has always been passionate about music and people. More importantly, how people connect to music and how it makes us feel. With a Degree in Music Production and an Emphasis in Piano, it gives Varun a different outlook and approach to teaching. Being able to take the theory and apply it to modern […]

Shannon Hoffman

Voice & Piano

Shannon loves to share her passion and skills in music with her students! She began piano lessons at age 8 and earned a B.A. and M.A. in Voice at Whitman College and Cal State East Bay. Shannon has had the opportunity to perform in musical theater, opera, and churches in the Bay Area and in […]

Gary Allen

Guitar & Ukulele

Gary Allen is an accomplished musician, and a teacher of the acoustic and electric guitar, as well as the ukulele. He is also a published songwriter, and a member of ASCAP, Inc. Gary comes from a very musical family. Both his father and mother played the guitar, and were songwriters. His paternal grandmother was a […]

Carl Rosenblum attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He has toured with Herb Reed and the Platters and has signed and recorded at CBS Records in NYC. He has also toured with Bobby Vincent, a Boston TV celebrity. He has played at the Boston Playboy clubs, and at the Fairmont, Mark Hopkins and […]