Violin, Viola, Piano, Ukulele
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.
Saxophone, Recorder & amp; Bass Guitar
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.