MEET OUR TEACHERS

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Our faculty members are highly influential players in the industry. In every course they teach, they bring their rich experience, knowledge and passion to the classroom. Get to know our talented team below, and feel free to reach out with questions.

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LELAND NAKAMURA

Leland Nakamura is a drummer/percussionist who has been working in the Washington, D.C. area since 1991

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NEAL LEARNER

Neil was introduced to his love of music as a child, and  learned to play violin, piano, guitar, bass, as well as voice....

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JACOB GARBUS

Jacob Garbus started  as a gifted flute player before playing saxophone 

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STEVE ATTIX

Steve has been teaching music for over 32 years, 28 of those in the Northern Virginia area...

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OLIVIA NEEDHAM

Dr Olivia Needham started playing music at the age of...

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MAX FISHER

Max Fisher, is a multi instrumentalist with over 23 years of experience. He is an ASCAP Jay Gorne Writers Award winner ...

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JIM MAGUIRE

Jimmy Maguire is a performing guitarist, music teacher and audio engineer....

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NINA KOSIN

Nina Kosin, began playing the piano at the age of 5 in Russia, and started teaching at the age of 18 while attending prestigious Gnessin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow...

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NATHALIE BRAUX

Nathalie Braux, has been teaching music since 1986. She has specialized in clarinet, saxophone, and piano...