Guitar

ANDRE ECHEVERRIA

Andre Echeverria was born and raised in Guatemala and influenced with music at an early age, he started giving piano lessons to children, ages, 4 to 14. At the age of 19, Andre began teaching ESL classes at IGA, a government-backed institute for English learning. He taught young people as well as adults there for one year. He then started teaching ESL classes at a Korean academy, preparing students for their entrance exams in English-speaking schools. In 2010, Andre moved to the U.S. to pursue a career in music. While studying at college, he taught private lessons.

Andre graduated from UT Arlington where he successfully completed his Bachelor’s Degree with a 4.0 in Music Composition under Dr. George Chave, and Audio Engineering under Micah Hayes. He plans to further his studies by pursuing a Master's Degree in Film Scoring. Now, thanks to his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition and Audio Engineering, he has a wider and deeper knowledge of music, which enables him to share with his students. Andre teaches piano, voice, guitar, and drum lessons.

Misha Frayman

Misha Frayman has been playing guitar professionally since the age of 17. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Business from Jacksonville University. He continued on to earn his Masters in Business Administration in an accelerated one-year program while continuing to perform both with the university and professionally. During his time there he studied jazz as well as classical guitar and performed as a member of the Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Piano Ensemble, Marching Band, Men’s Choir, and University Singers. He also is a member of the honorary music society Pi Kappa Lambda. In Mr. Frayman’s professional career he has specialized in playing for musicals with credits on acoustic and electric guitars, piano, banjo, and voice. He has performed for musicals such as “9 to 5: The Musical”, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, and “RENT”. Since the age of 14 he has been active playing with various original alternative rock groups and jazz combos. In addition he also performs as a solo artist covering classics and contemporary tunes alike.

MICHAEL WAGSJO

Michael Wagsjo was born in Sweden and comes from a family of musicians. His father started to teach him the cello and violin at the young age of six. A few years later Michael started to learn the trumpet. He started to teach string and brass instruments in his father's music school in the year 2000. Michael studied music at the University of North Texas, Laval University of Quebec City in Canada, University of Gothenburg in Sweden and Royal Conservatory of Music in Aarhus, Denmark.

After Michael received his graduate degree in music pedagogy at Denmark, he has been performing and teaching in countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, Ukraine, and the United States of America. Michael has performed in Iceland's musical event of 2014, for the President of Iceland and in the 400 year anniversary of Quebec City music event with Mahler's 8th Symphony.

HANNAH MESSA

Raised in a small Texas town, Hannah Massa knew her love for the arts at a young age. As a singer/songwriter at the age of 13 she picked up the guitar and quickly began playing in church services as well as traveling to other churches and events to lead worship. At the age of 16 she started professionally training as a vocalist. Hannah has also competed in two district Fine Arts competitions in the area of singing/songwriting, both times advancing to the national level. In 2012 she attended Christ for the Nations institute in Dallas, Texas where she received contemporary piano lessons and additional vocal training. At graduation, Hannah received a Bachelor’s degree in Practical Theology with a major in Worship and Technical Arts. Since then, she has traveled all over the DFW metroplex singing and playing at different churches. Now, she dreams of a life with music, by ever-increasing her own skill and by helping her students dream big and giving them the tools they need to reach those dreams.

GREG RAY

Greg Ray has been teaching the guitar since 1990. He teaches all styles including pop, jazz, rock, classical, country, and more.

Greg is the Dallas director of the Childbloom Guitar Program and has won multiple awards for excellence over the past twenty years.

He taught in various schools in the Dallas metroplex such as Greenhill School, Providence School, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas Music, and currently he teaches at Park Cities School of Music and Lakewood Conservatory of Fine Arts.

Greg has had three of his students accepted to Booker T. Washington School for the Visual and Performing Arts in Dallas over the last three years.

He teaches all ages from 5 years old and up, and holds annual voluntary student recitals and concerts.

Greg also performs locally with his jazz quartet.

Russ Miller

For more than 20 years Russ Miller has been playing guitar, bass, and drums as well as composing, recording, producing, and performing. He has also been teaching multiple instruments since 2004. As a teacher he maintains a strong belief that every student is different, and that the key to a student's success in music lies in both finding the student's individual interests as well as regular live performance.

As a professional, Russ has led and performed in 2 bands and a studio project. From 2001 to 2005 he toured and recorded 2 albums with his bands The Commune and Vin Mariani; and from 2008 to 2012 he recorded and promoted as solo effort The Tales. He has received FM and internet radio play, sold albums on 5 continents, and played with countless wonderful musicians over the years. Currently, Russ works at passing the knowledge he gained professionally on to his students.

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  • Highly-Trained and Experienced Instructors
  • Fully Equipped Studio with Pianos and Other Instruments
  • In-House Lessons (instructor will travel to clients' homes for lessons)
  • Online Classes Offered
  • Special Needs Kids Programs
  • Lessons For Adults
  • Instrument Rental Program