Teachers

Dylan White, Piano/Voice

Dylan is a vocalist currently enrolled at Berklee. Dylan also has a degree from the American Musical & Dramatic Arts Academy. Dylan has a background in acting as well as musical theater.  

Jacob Clapper, Piano

Jacob received his Bachelor of Music from Texas A&M University-Commerce and his Master of Music from the University of Florida with a concentration in piano performance. He has studied piano under such distinguished teachers and artists as Kevin Orr and Luis Sanchez.

Estefania Núñez Villamandos, Piano

Estefania is a pianist, film composer, composer, arranger, music theory and piano instructor from Havana, Cuba. She is currently studying a dual major in Performance and Film Scoring and a minor in Music Production and Engineering after earning a full-tuition scholarship for the undergraduate program at Berklee College of Music. Estefania is a member of rising bands such as Mestizas and The Timba Messenger. Jazz world to the Cuban/Classical/Blues era.

 

Pritesh Walia, Guitar/Bass/Uke

Pritesh Walia is an accomplished Guitar player/educator/arranger. Pritesh was awarded the Steve Vai Scholarship and received his Associates of Arts Degree Musician Institute in Los Angeles. Pritesh was accepted and awarded the Berklee Achievement Scholarship from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston where he earned his Bachelor Degree in Music, majoring in Contemporary Jazz Performance/Jazz Composition. He also holds a Masters degree in Jazz studies from New England Conservatory of Music. 

Steve Pina, Guitar  

Steve has studied and played with many of the areas top guitarists and teachers, including Mike Ihde, Mike Mele, and David Goodrich. Steve specializes in a variety of styles, ranging from rock to country to jazz. Steve also teaches Music Theory.

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Nathan Sabanayagam, Drums

Nathan has been playing drums for the past 25 years, from tours spanning North America, to residencies in Ethiopia,
Jamaica and Switzerland.  Specializing in reggae, worldbeat and soul music,   Nathan graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2003 with a BM in Music Synthesis.  After graduating, he started his own independent record label, Naya Records (www.nayarecords.com).  He focuses on technique, listening, and time-keeping skills within the traditions of Rock, Jazz,Blues, R&B, Latin & Funk.

Neal Dike, Drums

Neal is a native Melrosian, and a former student of Mike Mangini and Bob Gullotti. Neal has toured America as well as Europe with many acts. He brings a variety of technical skills and real life performance to his lessons.

 Nathaniel Diamond-Jones, Violin/Fiddle

Nathaniel has been playing violin for over 16 years. Growing up in the Medford, he began taking private lessons at the Winchester Music School. Nathaniel is also attending classes at the Berklee College of Music.