Middle School

Chase Waterbury

Chase Waterbury is the second trombonist of the Monterey Symphony. He was previously a fellow with the New World Symphony from 2021-2024. Mr. Waterbury has worked with conductors such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Michael Tilson Thomas, Stéphane Denève, Marin Alsop, and others; and has appeared with numerous orchestras including the San Francisco Symphony, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Seattle Symphony. In 2021, Mr. Waterbury was named a finalist in the International Trombone Association’s Lewis Van Haney Philharmonic Prize. 

Joseph Bohigian

Now accepting students for piano lessons, music composition lessons, and music theory tutoring. I have over a decade of experience teaching private music lessons and specialize in piano lessons for youth to adult beginner, intermediate, and returning students, as well as composition lessons and theory tutoring at all levels. I hold a PhD in Music Composition and enjoy incorporating music theory study into lessons. Lessons are structured around the goals of each individual student and I enjoy guiding you through learning the music you most enjoy playing.

Devon Thrumston

Devon Thrumston is an active member of the Bay Area music community, with a particular emphasis in contemporary music. She has played with a variety of ensembles, ranging from classical chamber music to Argentine tango orchestras, to jazz quintets.

Stephan Kane | Classical Guitar Lessons

Private classical guitar lessons for adults and children over Zoom for beginners, intermediate, and advanced players with an experienced, patient, and qualified professional. We will start from the beginning and focus on the fundamental techniques that will equip your fingers to play virtually any style of music with ease. 

Book your free intro session today at https://stephankane.com

Grand Feature Film Orchestra - community/youth ensemble (GFFO)

The Grand Feature Film Orchestra (GFFO)

We're a non-profit San Francisco Bay Area student/community group based in Vacaville, California.  With a passion for how music, sound effects, and visual media come together to tell stories, The Grand Feature Film Orchestra studies, rehearses, and presents creative original and restored film scores live with the movie. Films from Chaplin, Lloyd, Keaton, Lang, and more, come to life with the music perfectly synchronized with the action on the screen.

New Notes - Orchestral Instrumental Ensemble for kids and adults

This ensemble plays classical and current repertoire. Unlike most classical training, students are guided through improvisation sections in each performance piece. All levels and ages are welcome, and parts are customized for each instrumentalist. This session will focus on The Entertainer by Scott Joplin, The Deserted Garden by Florence Price and a sing-along-play-along of Iz's version of Over the Rainbow to perform on May 20th.

Sandra Moore

Mrs. Sandra Moore
Attending San Jose State University with master instruction from W. Wayne Sorenson and orchestral and Wind Symphony
Director, Vernon Reed and William Trimble, she soon found many opportunities to perform with talented colleagues and
musicians. Continuing with her musical education she took additional lessons and worked with other oboists finding styles and
methods she found fit her tastes but also styles of others she could adapt for specific types of performance. One of her most