Private Violin lessons
Private Viola lessons
Aria J. Taboada began her journey with violin at the age of 9. Through many experiences, she cultivated her love for performing and teaching music. She thrived studying violin under Angele Lawless. She began with small groups, then began performing with some prestigious orchestras. She spent a year with the Atlanta Youth Symphony, where she gained extensive knowledge on performing and music theory. She went on the play for the Cobb Symphony for a short time, then did various free-lance work. She studied violin performance at Georgia State University under Dr. Christos Galileas, and sat principle second violin in the Georgia State University Orchestra. Her violin music has been featured on various albums, including Latin artists Seich Musica, and Country artist Alison Nichols. Though she enjoys performing, her real passion lies in teaching. She has over fifteen years of teaching violin and piano, and enjoys watching other musicians meet their goals of performing. She resides in Kennesaw, GA now where she teaches music full time.
Private Saxophone lessons
Private Recorder & amp lessons
Private Bass Guitar lessons
Dennis originated from music rich Long
Island New York before moving to Georgia in 1990. He has been playing the saxophone for over 55 years. Dennis has performed with many orchestras and Jazz groups including the Suffolk County College Jazz Ensemble where he was the lead Baritone Sax player for 2 years. He also played Soprano, Alto, and Tenor Saxophone in various Orchestras and Bands. He is proficient in Soprano and Tenor Recorder as well, which led him to play with the
Long Island Baroque society Chamber Ensemble on Tenor Recorder. His experience includes teaching Saxophone, Recorder, and Bass Guitar in several Long Island New York Music Studios. He has performed in many private bands playing venues in New York City and the surrounding Metropolitan area. He played both Bass Guitar
and Saxophone for many bands throughout his many years in the New York club circuit. Most recently, as the Principle Baritone Saxophone player for the Johnson Ferry Baptist Church Gospel Jazz Band, where he has played the Baritone Saxophone for over 5 years performing Big Band music for the Annual Marietta Magnolia Ball and
Outdoor Big Band Concerts in the Marietta Georgia area.
Private Piano Lessons
Anna's music journey started in Brunswick, GA where she began playing at the age of 7. Her music truly began to thrive under the teaching of Dr. Robert Henry, whom she has studied under since 2016.
Anna now studies under Dr. Henry at Kennesaw State University as a piano performance major. She has extensive experience competing in MTNA and GMTA state competitions, and is currently a member of the KSU Chorale and Piano Ensemble.
Private Piano Lessons
Private Drum Lessons
Private Guitar Lessons
Eric Ramos is a composer, arranger, educator and musician who performs around the Atlanta area for musical theater productions. In 2018 he received his Bachelors in Music and a certificate in Music and Entertainment Business from Kennesaw State University where he studied music composition, percussion and jazz piano. While at KSU, Eric collaborated with the dance department, wrote music for a commercial and won the 2017 Composition Contest. Outside of KSU he has arranged music for high school marching bands and indoor percussion ensembles. Eric believes that music is a language and is excited to share this passion with his students.
Storm Steinke is a musician/songwriter/actor working in the Atlanta/Nashville area. She is currently a junior majoring in Musical Theatre and Music & Entertainment Business at Kennesaw State University. She has been singing, acting, and playing instruments for 10+ years. She began her songwriting journey 2016 and has had the incredible honor of writing and recording with critically acclaimed producers and artists such as Timo Somers (former Delain guitarist), James Lugo (former American Idol Coach), Mark Dreyer (Kid Rock), and Mick Rojas (Stevie Nicks, Kesha, Kenny
Loggins). She also has an extensive background in children’s theatre & film working on numerous junior and kids stage productions and films as a director, stage manager, casting, acting coach, assistant director, assistant costumer and props master, assistant stage manager, light designer, screenwriter, and backstage crew.
Born in Marietta, GA, Sydney Doemel (b.1996) is a composer and violinist. She began studying violin at the age of six and comes from a musical family. Ms. Doemel played violin and viola at Mabry Middle School, where her father was the orchestra director, and at Lassiter High School, where her mother was the orchestra director.
Ms. Doemel holds degrees in Music Composition and Violin Performance from the University of Georgia, where she was the 2018-19 Student Composer-in-Residence with the UGA Symphony Orchestra. She completed her Master’s in Music Composition at the University of Miami, where she was the Student Composer-in-Residence for Seraphic Fire’s 2021-2022 season. At the University of Miami, she taught ear training and music theory to undergraduate music students.
Ms. Doemel believes it is important to incorporate musicality and music theory training into her students’ instrumental lessons as it results in a well-rounded musical education. As a teacher, Ms. Doemel prepares her students for real-life performance scenarios, so they feel confident in their skills inside and outside of the “practice room.”