Our Staff

Rocco

Rocco

General Manager

Rocco is an up-and-coming musician in the Tampa Bay Area.  He moved here from Gainesville in 2013 to pursue is Jazz Performance degree on drum set from USF under the direction of

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Andrea

Andrea

Piano

Andrea has been playing/studying piano for 26 years.  She started teaching at TMS in 2017.  Her teachers include Elizabeth Stern, Susan DeWitt Smith, Kelli Stephens, Grigorios Zamparas, and Duncan MacMillan.  She is

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Christian

Christian

Guitar & Ukulele

Christian Schultz has played guitar and lead worship in several ministries and churches throughout the Tampa Bay Area and further. Has taught several students who later went on to play for worship

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Itsaso

Itsaso

Voice & Piano

Singer, Composer and Pianist from Barcelona, Spain First Place Winner of the International Talavera Jazz Contest Several European Tours With Onna Project, she released 2 albums. Her album ‘Un Hogar’ was sold

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Michael

Michael

Drums

Michael Woods is a retired timpanist and percussionist with the U.S. Air Force Academy Band (one of two Air Force Premier Bands) and has performed nationally with this band for 22 years

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Joe

Joe

Guitar, Ukuklele, & Bass

A long time ago, in a land far away from here… Joe’s music career began with saxophone lessons in elementary school. A few years, and several outside influences later, he decided the

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John

John

Drums

Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, and coming from a musical family, John Neenan began his first studies on guitar at the age of 6.  Shortly afterwards he decided his passion lied in playing

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Nicole

Nicole

Voice

Nicole Hoffer is an educator, performer, and composer from the Tampa Bay Area. Hoffer has taught guitar, bass, drums, piano and songwriting at local schools and privately. She is currently studying Vocal

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Ruthie

Ruthie

Piano & Young Beginners

Ruthie is a native of Lilburn Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. She began playing piano by ear as a young child and took formal piano lessons from age 9 through high school.

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Stephanie

Stephanie

Piano & Voice

Stephanie Stapleton, daughter of a professional musician and native to South Tampa, is deeply passionate about music and the fine arts. Classically trained in voice and piano, she provides learning in a

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