Our Staff

Begin Your Journey as a Musician


Dionne has been teaching piano in the Tampa Bay area for over 10 years. She studied piano at the University of South Florida and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2013. As a teacher she structures lessons based on students goals. Each lesson will include instructions on music theory and technique that […]

Kayla Castellano

Lesson Coordinator

Kayla Castellano was born and raised in NY. She graduated college with a degree in Behavior Psychology and has worked with kids with disabilities for the past eight years. During the summer of 2021, Kayla moved to Florida and has been with Tampa Music School since February 2022. She enjoys her time here and continues […]

Alberto Marquez

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

Alberto Marquez started his musical studies in 1989 on the electric guitar. In 1994, he decided to begin a musical journey with the classical guitar. Then, in 2013 he earned a Bachelor’s degree in music performance from University of Arts in Caracas, Venezuela. During that period, he studied with guitarists Samuel Granados and Luis Zea. […]

Luz Vasquez is a multidisciplinary artist who studies how different pieces of art, be it music, painting, or dance, can influence an individual and affect their expression through another medium. Born in the Dominican Republic, Luz completed her Bachelor of Music Degree at the University of Houston, and her Graduate degrees in Violin Performance and […]

Andrew Ohler

Piano, Violin & Viola

Andrew Ohler is a violin, viola, piano instructor, as well as a composer from the Tampa Bay Area. He has 9 years of on-stage performance experience. Andrew currently studies violin with Bonnie Deeds and is the Concertmaster of the Ybor City Sting Project.

Ana Caban started her studies at age 10 during middle school playing recorder flute and singing in the school’s choir. At age 12, she auditioned and was accepted to Escuela Libre de Música in Hato Rey Puerto Rico. During an orchestral instrument presentation concert she became drawn to the profound sounds of the cello and […]

Grace Rapier

Piano, Voice

Classically trained from the age of four, Grace prides herself on her well-rounded technique while maintaining a relaxed and easy style in many musical genres. Grace was accepted into the prestigious New Orleans Center for Creative Arts as a premier jazz pianist, where she studied on the shoulders of renowned jazz musicians such as Harry […]


Drums & Percussion

Rod Alnord recently graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the University of South Florida. During his time at USF, Rod studied Jazz Percussion with Richard Craig, and classical percussion with Robert McCormick. As a drummer, Rod was a member of Jazz Ensemble 1, the premiere Big Band under the direction of multi-time Grammy nominated […]

Praised for her vocal clarity, crystalline coloratura, and abundant musicality, Lebanese-American soprano Christine Honein has been featured on stages in the United States and the Middle East performing concert work as well as opera. Most recently, Christine performed the roles of the Second Woman and the First Witch in the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado’s […]

Elliot Dickinson

Guitar & Bass

Elliot Dickinson grew up in a musical household where writing songs and recording diddies on a four track tape machine was a common weekend activity. As a child he expressed minimal interest but eventually the roots took hold. At sixteen Elliot formed his first band made up of classmates and friends from the high school […]