Faculty

Antonio Adorno

Antonio TJ Adorno is a guitarist, emcee, and song writer from Queens, New York. He has been active in NYC's creative music scenes since 2014, performing in the genres of Jazz, Hip Hop, Rnb, and Rock. He first developed his passion as a student at NYC’s prestigious LaGuardia Arts High School. While attending, TJ performed as a guitarist for Jazz [...]

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Jamile Ayres

Emerging Jazz vocalist Jamile is a recent graduate of the inaugural Master's of Jazz Studies class at City College of New York. Originally from Brazil, she has been a working vocalist on several venues and has had the opportunity to be a featured vocalist on the show 'Eu Sou Maria (Nativitaten)', the largest known outdoors Christimas [...]

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Annabelle Han Bao

Annabelle Han Bao is an acclaimed piano and voice teacher. She has been teaching piano and voice for over 10 years for all ages and levels. Some of her students’ recent accomplishment include getting the highest scores on NYSSMA (New York School Music Association), getting accepted to LaGuardia High School of New York City, and Queens [...]

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Jonathan Block

Jonathan Block is a native of New York City. During middle school and high school, he held top positions in the ISO and New York Youth Symphony, and attended the highly regarded summer chamber music programs Greenwood and School For Strings. In 2012, he performed the Bach Chaconne in a master class for Pamela Frank. For [...]

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Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan has performed all over with orchestras, chamber ensembles, and in solo recital. Recent performances include Lincoln Center’s Outdoor Concert Series “Soul at the Center: Legacy - Lalah Hathaway Sings Donnie Hathaway”; “Opera Italiana! The Central Park outdoor concerts”; and “Ariadne Auf Naxos,” “Britten Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and excerpts from “Die Walküre” with the Miami Music [...]

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Jade Choi

Jade Choi (a.k.a Eun Young Choi) is a New York based Jazz musician. She is originally from South Korea. Her influences from her Christian gospel background led her into the music field. In 2008 she crossed the ocean and into the city of Toronto to attend Humber College. She received two music awards for outstanding achievement [...]

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Szymon Czerniak

American born Polish pianist, Szymon Czerniak, has been hailed for his “brilliant technique, extraordinary energy, and strength in interpretation (Kourier Szczecinski).” Most recently, Szymon was awarded a Cultural Arts Scholarship by the Koszczisko Foundation in New York to study in Poland under the direction of Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, where he [...]

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Isaac Darche

Isaac Darche was born and raised in California. He has been an active member of the New York City music scene since 2006.  He has played many styles, including performances with Canción legend Jose Jose, the drummer from Steely Dan, and the bassist from the metal band Baroness, as well as numerous jazz musicians. His two albums as [...]

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Drummond Luis Dominguez-Kincannon

Drummond is a guitarist, composer, audio engineer and teacher based out of New York. He attended the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College where he studied jazz guitar. Drummond’s compositions span a wide range of genres from progressive metal and jazz, to chiptune music and video game soundtracks.

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Jakob Dreyer

German born Jakob Dreyer started playing piano when he was 4 years old. He received classical training as a piano player until he switched to bass at age 13. Among his teachers were John Patitucci, Mike Richmond and Anders Jormin. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music performance from the University of Music an Drama Hamburg [...]

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