Comes from a Musical family. Originally from Medellin, Colombia, began Music education at the age of 5 with piano and Guitar at the age of 11. Always involved with music, part of the choir in middle school and jazz band in high school. Certified by the Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia in Music and currently perusing a Bachelors in Music Production from Full Sail University. Teaching experience of 8 years for kids and adults.
Music Director at his local church working with different groups of adults and kids.
Jasmine Ugarte, born and raised in South Florida, graduate at Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s of Music.
At the age of 14, she developed a passion for piano and began to study under pianist Doctor Ronald Peters. Jasmine continued to pursue her passion through her college career with FAU pianist Doctor Irena Kofman. Frequently performing and showcasing with upperclassmen, Jasmine is no stranger to life on the stage.
Previously, the Boca Museum of Art held a celebration of Bach’s birthday where she was invited to showcase music of the baroque composer.
Eager to spread the magic of music to youths in the local community, Jasmine was involved with TOPS, the Teaching Outstanding PerformerS program, by helping and encouraging children in piano performance. She continues her passion through teaching students of all ages privately.
Jasmine now eagerly joins Parkland Music Academy to further continue her ambition and love of teaching music.
Andrea Helman is voice teacher and vocal coach since 1999. Having worked at renowned institutions as CTMLA (Music Technology Centre Luciano Alves) and “Mais que Música” (directed by Hector Castro). Graduated in Brazilian Popular Music by Uni-rio College, she was colleger by CNPq, and has in her curriculum many workshops specialized in singing and musical theater with renowned names like Carol McDavid (which was also a singing teacher by Uni-rio); Felipe Abreu (also his mentor in the popular singing) and Vera Canto e Mello. In addition to taking part in a five-week program at the Berklee College of Music.
Since 2001 Praises minister along with her husband Matheus Oliveira, at the Church “ Ministério Restauração e Vida” at Rio de Janeiro. She composed several songs recorded in his gospel CD "Em Outras Palavras" ( In other words) and now continues with a new cd recording project of this ministry, where he also serves as music co-producer along with Lucas Nossa and Matheus Oliveira (Estúdio Casa Nossa).
She has worked also as music director, music education teacher for kids and piano teacher (beginner to intermediate) and in voluntary works as director of choral singing and author and director of children's musical theater. Early in her career she participated in some musical theaters such as "Who invented Brazil" by Karen Accioli, and some community theaters as "Opera do Malandro" and "A Era do Rádio" as well she made numerous singing performances with the primary repertoire MPB and pop.
Angelo Telan is graduate from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music, and has been playing guitar and piano for over 15 years. He has has a strong working knowledge of Jazz Guitar and Music Theory, alongside invaluable experience of working with elementary age children.
Some of his major influences include John Mayer, Radiohead, Santana, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Jimi Hendrix, and Grant Green.
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Dragana Simonovska, born and raised in Macedonia, got involved with music at the age of four. Coming from a musical family, she started performing as a singer at the age of ten, and got involved in studying piano at the age of twelve. At the age of fourteen, Dragana was introduced to the French Horn which lead her to her classical career.
Dragana earned her degrees from Interlochen Arts Academy, Bachelor of Music at Lynn University, Masters of Music and Music Business Administration at Florida Atlantic University. Besides being a solo performer, she is also an orchestral and chamber group musician. She has performed under the baton of such conductors as: Octavio Mas-arokas, Leonard Slatkin, Jon Robertson, Guillermo Figueroa, Gunther Shuller, Kyle Prescott and others.
Besides playing classical music, Dragana is passionate about teaching piano and voice, advertising and marketing within the music industry.
I'm from Lima-Peru, certified from Berklee Music College. Since my childhood I developed a passion and love for music. I began playing the guitar at 5 years old and drums at the age of 16 since then I play along with friends from high school and other bands.
I also play the electric guitar at my local church. I love teaching and sharing my musical knowledge to people. Now I am the Band Music Director at P.I.M.A where I assemble the kids and adults band programs.