7391 North State Road 7, Parkland 33073
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.
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.
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.
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.
My list of accomplishments are too many to list in my 50th year of playing drums!
Born and raised in NY, started learning traditionally at the age of 7. I moved to Ecuador at the age of 14 to become the first and youngest drummer to professionally play in assorted bands and record over 250 jingles and 100 albums, and accompany international artists from Spain.
I came back to the USA in 1983 to study at the "Dick Grove School Of Music" in LA, California.
Back to Ecuador in 1991 to open the first and only school for drummers at that time, the "B.E.A.T. Academy".
Again....back to the USA in 2001 to get certified at "The Drummer's Collective" in NYC. I was hired immediately to take charge of the drumset and hand drum studies for the jazz program at the "Universidad de San Francisco " in Ecuador.
I came back to the USA in 2003 to work in sales and teach at "Resurrection Drums".
Since then, for the past 10 1/2 years, recently retiring from the club scene playing for the "Remix Band" in and out of the country.
I'm also currently employed by the Florida Youth Orchestra as an instructor for the after school programs, which brought out my love for teaching children!
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.