Our Staff

Begin Your Journey as a Musician


Dimitri Perera

Piano, Voice, Guitar & Drums

Dimitri was born and raised in Palm Springs, CA. He taught himself how to play bass guitar in 9th grade from reading tabs and watching YouTube videos. He then joined his high school marching and symphonic band, Spirit of The Sands, in the percussion section. Spirit of The Sands was invited to tour South Africa […]

Norman Keown

Piano, Drums, Guitar, Brass, Woodwinds, Ukulele & Strings

Norman Keown holds a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Music from the University of California, Sacramento with an emphasis on Music Education. He holds a California Teacher’s Credential as well. He has taught at Natomas School of Music since 2008 teaching a wide variety of instruments and has organized modern bands as well as other […]

Lucas Bakker

Guitar, Voice & Piano

Lucas Bakker is a Dutch and Mexican-American composer, music producer, and teacher, who prides himself in blending his multi-cultural heritage into his works. Recent accomplishments include scoring the Feature Film Search and Destroy (available on Hulu, Amazon Prime), and upcoming indy horror film Pendulum which is currently hitting film festivals. When not producing music at […]

Chee Tien Choo

Piano & Voice

Tien is from Malaysia and moved to the Sacramento region not too long ago. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Classical from UCSI University (Malaysia), and she is also an ABRSM and Trinity College London music exam board-certified instructor. Growing up, she spoke three languages: Chinese, English, and Malay. She is a dedicated and […]

Alex Bird

Piano & Guitar

Alex Bird began learning piano at age seven and music stayed part of his life since. He built his first guitar in middle school prompting him to teach himself guitar. At 15, he started making full songs for the first time using digital audio workstations. This prompted a fascination with synthesizers, electronic instruments, and music […]

T. Theresa Jackson

Piano, Voice & Guitar

T. Theresa Jackson received her Bachelor’s of Music in Music Therapy from the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music in Stockton, CA in 2007 and her AA Degree in Music from Sierra College in 2003. She became a Board Certified Music Therapist in 2008 and received her certification in Neurologic Music Therapy in 2009. […]