MEET OUR TEACHERS

Committed to Education

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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PATRICK HORNER

Patrick Horner is a native Alexandrian and has been teaching privately and in local school districts for over a decade.

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MARCUS DANIEL

Marcus Daniel is originally from India; his Father was a classical pianist and music teacher and started teaching him from the age of 7...

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MADALYN NAVIS

Madalyn Navis is a violinist, music educator, and chamber musician... 

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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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Gabriele Weber

Gabi Weber is a classical trained singer and instrumentalist with 18 years of experience in teaching and performing arts...

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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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BRANDON KENNEDY

Brandon Kennedy is a multi-instrumentalist with over a decade of professional performing experience....

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NATHALIE BRAUX

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