Meet The Team
I taught in the Atlanta area for 17 years for a family music company (Courtnay and Rowe). As a teacher and teacher trainer, I learned all aspects of the company. I teach piano, guitar, string, woodwind and brass.
I am originally from Florida and brought my husband Mike to visit family, and he saw why I called the area HOME! So, we decided to pack our bags and come to Florida! I am also a Life Coach for adults and children, so I care about my students in all aspects of their lives. As a life coach for children I really understand kids and empower them to build their self-esteem and confidence. Music is a big connector that makes you feel good, so when you study music, your world opens. Parents that say, "Oh my child is so shy" and then are so surprised when their child feels confident in all areas of their life after studying music. I have so much passion for what I do and enjoy building a lasting relationship with my students. It's not just about the music!
As my schedule overflowed with referrals, I began hiring musically talented teachers. I have been fortunate to attract many fine teachers that have the same philosophy as me. It’s very important to me to bring my style of teaching to the community.
Mike and I are so confident about our family and our teaching family, our work ethic and positive attitudes, that we are excited to bring B Amazing Music to our community.
Piano, Viola, Violin & Cello
Aaron is an enthusiastic composer and accomplished Violist. Born in Long Island, New York, he started his musical journey with the piano at the age of 3. He later decided to learn the Viola and other stringed instruments. He graduated from Rollins College with a B.A in viola performance with a focus in string pedagogy. Aaron has performed with many groups such as the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, Encore, UCF Symphony Orchestra, and local groups and churches in the Orlando area.
Piano, Voice & Guitar
Alejandro is a composer, pianist, vocalist, and guitarist. Alejandro began studying music in 2009, and he studied both at the State College of Florida and the University of Central Florida, earning his Bachelor's degree in music. He has been a part of many choral concerts around the United States as a singer and pianist throughout his professional career. He also was chosen to travel to Carnegie Hall to perform as a part of the All State Choir.
Alejandro has a deep passion for composition and mainly composes piano pieces and choral works. He also enjoys the piano and guitar as mediums for composition.
Alejandro has premiered his compositions at his local university and other local venues. He has also studied classical piano and classical voice as a tenor for over four years as a part of his university studies under Dr. David Brunner, Dr. Charles Turon, Randolph Locke and Dr. Jeremy Hunt, as well as other prestigious music professors. He wants his music to help people realize the gift that music is in our lives.
Voice & Piano
Alicia is originally from New York City and moved to Florida when she was 14 years old. She has been singing and playing piano from a very young age. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Exceptional Student Education and a minor in Music. She is a K-12 certified music teacher as well as a certified K-12 special education teacher.
Alicia plays and teaches Voice and Piano at B Amazing Music and is currently a teacher for Lake County Schools. She also plays handbells, guitar and drums. Alicia has worked with several choral directors in the area and has served as a music volunteer and guest teacher. She has 10 years of experience teaching special education and 5 years teaching music.
She is very passionate about both music and teaching and has experienced music helping her in SO MANY areas of her life. She also believes music has so many positive benefits for children, including helping to build teamwork, fostering self-esteem and self-confidence, it even helping students excel in other subject areas.
Guitar, Drums & Piano
Ben has been playing guitar for over 20 years while focusing on various styles including jazz, classical, hard rock and heavy metal. He has performed as a solo guitarist at weddings, private events and yoga classes. He has played in many different bands and currently has his own band that performs all original music. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Central Florida in 2012.
Bethany has been heavily involved in music since a child, from dabbling in flute, guitar, and mandolin to simply listening to a variety of genres with her family. Bethany's true love for music has always been centered on piano, which is what inspired her to teach piano lessons, complete university music courses and continue to love playing piano even after decades since her very own first lesson.
Bethany has a heart for music and is passionate about sharing that love of learning music with others. She loves building positive relationships with her students, and because she was touched by many of her music teachers over the years, Bethany hopes to give her own students encouragement to grow in confidence and love for music.
Piano, Voice & Guitar
As a Florida native, Brittney attained her Bachelor's in Organizational Leadership from Valencia College.
She has been involved in multiple competitive choirs (co-ed and all-female) and trained under Grammy Award winner Dr. Jeffrey Redding. Within these groups, she competed and won the International Festival of Gold & The Heritage Festival while being tasked with the responsibility of teaching and preparing music. Through this training, she was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall, The American Choral Director Association Conference (state, regional & national levels).
Throughout high school, she was heavily involved in a co-ed a capella group. While leading the group, they were invited to perform at the International Competition of High School A Capella, The Besty’s A Capella Festival, The National Convention of A Capella, SoJam, and they were recognized as a Holiday Entertainment Group for the Walt Disney World Company. In her time in all three of these groups, she studied music theory, sight-reading, learned how to play piano, professionally recorded an EP as well as a single and arranged pieces for performance.
After her days in high school, she began to teach herself guitar and ukulele. Brittney currently directs middle school and high school students in a contemporary worship band. Leading the band as well as playing piano, guitar and vocals.
Piano & Guitar
Casey Hauschildt is originally from Minneapolis, MN and grew up in a very musical family. He began playing drums at age four, saxophone and piano in elementary school, and moved on to bass and guitar (main instrument) at age thirteen. He began performing publicly at that time and has performed extensively regionally, nationally, and internationally with some of the finest musicians in the world, including as an Artist in Residence at the JZ Club in Hangzhou China in 2013.
He began his college career studying music at Roane State Community College (TN) in 2004 where he was also honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2016. And, finished at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Bachelor of Arts in Studio Music and Jazz Studies) while studying guitar under Mark Boling. He has been performing and teaching frequently since graduating in 2010. He and his family relocated to Central Florida in the winter of 2020, and he is thrilled to now be teaching for B Amazing Music Lessons!
Piano & Voice
Emily has been playing piano for sixteen years, beginning at the age of five. She grew up listening to her parents play drums, piano, and various other percussion instruments, eventually learning to play quite a few herself. She continued her studies in music in middle and high school after joining her school’s concert, symphonic, and marching bands.
After high school, she continued her practice in competitive indoor percussion, playing marimba, vibraphone, xylophone and other keyboard instruments all over Florida. She began teaching in February of 2020, following the end of the competitive season in 2019.
Voice, Piano & Woodwind
Originally from Puerto Rico where Holly was a Music and high school Mathematics teacher, she moved to Florida in 2017. She has over 12 years of experience in teaching voice, piano, music theory and sight singing privately. Also, she conducted many vocal and instrumental ensembles in schools and in community groups, such as voice choirs, hand bell choirs, and concert bands, as well as organizing and conducting music concerts for schools and churches. She has a true passion for teaching and firmly believes in music’s ability of transforming a student’s life and helping in other areas besides music, such as reading, mathematics, and basic life skills, such as work ethics, responsibility, and self-esteem.
Holly has a Bachelor’s degree in General Sciences and a Master’s degree in Educational Neuroscience.
She is a K-12 certified Music teacher as well as a 6-12 Mathematics, 5-9 General Science, 6-12 Biology, and 6-12 Earth-Space Science. She taught for Orange County Public Schools for four years and she is currently a high school Mathematics teacher at Digital Academy of Florida.
Holly loves spending time with her husband, Sam, and their dog.
Piano & Woodwinds
An Illinois native, Jordan grew up in a small suburb of Chicago. She began playing the oboe at age 10, which allowed her to discover her love of music. From there, Jordan began studying piano privately as well as learning the saxophone to become involved in the school jazz band. During high school, Jordan was the principal oboist for the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra as well as her school’s band and orchestra. She also held the principal oboe position in her town’s local municipal band and wind ensemble. She participated in her school’s marching and pep bands as well as the orchestra pit for the school musicals. Jordan was selected as an Illinois All-State Honors musician three years in a row, and she performed numerous oboe and piano solos for solo and ensemble contest, regularly winning the “best of the day” performance award. Most recently, Jordan has held the position of principal oboe with the UCF symphony orchestra and wind ensemble.
Jordan is currently attending the University of Central Florida studying music education with an elementary general music focus. She is so excited to share her passion with her students as well inspire them to find their own love of music.
Voice & Piano
Julia Chaves has been a musician for as long as she can remember. At a young age, she began singing and participating in chorus and musical theatre at school. Performing for many years grew her passion for music and led her to take music lessons to strengthen her skills and performance. A former B Amazing Music student, she studied voice and piano and is now teaching students of her own.
Julia served as her high school choir's Vice President and managed an advanced a capella group her senior year, which inspired her to pursue teaching music as a career. She also has participated in OCPS All-County Chorus and performed at Solo & Ensemble. Julia is attending college to earn a degree in Music Education. Her goals are to continue performing and sharing her love and passion for music with her students through teaching.
Voice, Guitar & Piano
Originally born in China, Katherine was brought to the US in 2004 and started to learn music from an early age. She started guitar at the age of 6 and eventually switched to piano and voice. Katherine continued to expand her music knowledge into high school where she played four different woodwind instruments for the band as well as intensive study into music theory. It was during this time that she started to work as a performer in piano and song.
With over 10 years of collective classical training, her style leans heavily to Bach and Mozart with strong emphasis on technique. Beyond classical, Katherine enjoys many Broadway plays and pop music. Other than music she enjoys reading books and watching Disney movies.
Katherine now works as a freelance artist and studies at UCF for a math degree in finance with the hopes of attending law school.
Piano, Guitar & Brass
Kyle Young was born and grew up in Gilbert, Arizona. He is 23 years old and started playing piano at the age of 5. Kyle picked up trumpet and French horn in junior high band, and he was an all state player on both in high school. Junior high was also when he started playing the guitar. After high school, he lived in Oregon and Utah. Kyle married his wife Rebecca (a kindergarten teacher) in 2020, and they moved to Florida in May 2022. Kyle currently plays in the big band and orchestra for CFCArts in Orlando. He likes listening to Taylor Swift, watching New Girl, and he loves the Phoenix Suns.
Piano & Guitar
Mark Ulloa is a pianist and a guitarist born in New York City, New York. Mark has studied music both privately at a music academy and at Montclair State University in New Jersey. Throughout his studies and professional career, he has participated in numerous recitals and competed at the NJ PAC (Performing Arts Center) for NJN. He was also a long-standing International Member of the National Piano-Playing Auditions where he performed in front of judges for the American College of Musicians.
Mark also picked up the guitar along his studies and enjoys playing newer, more contemporary songs on the guitar. Mark has been studying classical music for 17 years and has been playing the piano since he was 10. He has a deep passion for playing classical music with precise dynamics and emotional expression. He feels tremendous joy, satisfaction and relaxation when he plays the piano and wants to pass this skill and artistry down to the next generation for them to enjoy as well.
Piano, Voice & Woodwind
Megan has had a strong passion for music and education since an early age. While growing up in Michigan, she played flute and saxophone in school. After graduating high school, Megan decided to pursue a career in music, and earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Eastern Michigan University. She then moved to the Orlando area where she has been teaching music for over 13 years. Most recently, she served as a Chorus & Handbell Director in OCPS. She has experience teaching a wide variety of ensembles and age levels; band, chorus, handbells, and orchestra groups for middle and high school students. Also, Megan has taught piano and voice privately. She currently performs as a freelance flutist and with Magic of Bronze, a community handbell ensemble based in central Florida.
Voice, Piano & Guitar
Nicole graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2021 with her Bachelor’s in Music Therapy with a concentration in voice. Nicole has studied classical voice and opera for over four years as well as basic piano and guitar at the college level. As part of her experience at FGCU, Nicole has had the opportunity to perform in Szeged, Hungary and the Vatican, Italy for selective study abroad programs.
Her focus in Music Therapy has allowed her to work with special education programs, children’s hospitals, hospice, and nursing homes in achieving the musical and non-musical goals of individuals of all backgrounds and ability levels. Nicole looks forward to becoming a board certified music therapist and continuing to help others heal and grow through music!
Voice, Piano & Guitar
Born into a family of musicians, Pragati Adesh began learning Indian classical music at the age of five. She has a Bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences as well as in music, and she has been trained formally in opera for four years. She has performed in renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Strathmore in DC, and Wentz Concert Hall in Chicago. She has also been featured in live concerts across Florida for shows like the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience and Final Fantasy VII Remake Orchestra World Tour. Ms. Adesh was a sponsored finalist for the statewide Jeanie & Stephen Foster Vocal Competition, and she gave a solo concert at the Friday Morning Musicale in Tampa. She began teaching with B Amazing Music shortly after graduating from USF and now teaches piano, voice, and guitar. She hopes to fuel her students' love for music the way her mentors did for her.
Piano, Voice & Guitar
Robbie has been performing music in Central Florida since 2006 and is the Creative Arts Pastor at the Crossings Church in Winter Garden. His love for helping others reach their goals shines through his drive for making it fun to succeed. He has a strong passion for child development both athletically and musically as both passions complement one another in a variety of ways. Robbie has a strong appreciation for excellence and understands the journey it takes for someone to be great at something. He also understands that just because it can be hard, doesn't mean it can't be fun!
If you don't see Robbie leading his band on Sunday mornings, you'll likely find him around the community coaching one of his 4 kids sports teams, or on a date with his lovely wife, Chrissy.
Samuel Capell is an accomplished classical pianist and multi-instrumentalist. He is currently studying Piano Performance at the University of Central Florida with an emphasis on music education. He began playing piano at the tender age of 7 and has now amassed 18+ years of experience with the instrument. He has studied under the incomparable Elaine Corriveau of the Timucua Arts Foundation, whom he is a frequent collaborator, and Professor Hannah Sun of The Juilliard School. His favorite part about teaching is passing on a love and appreciation for music to students of all ages.
Piano & Voice
Susan was born and raised in Illinois, where she began studying piano at age 5, studying violin at age 8, and formal voice training at age 13. In high school, she participated in a cappella, jazz, treble, and madrigal choirs, accompanying several groups, and singing and/or directing others. She was selected for the Illinois All State Chorus, was a voice major at the National High School Music Institute at Northwestern University and won numerous IHSA solo/ensemble contest I (one) ratings and other awards. Higher education took a turn away from music and into the legal realm, but music always remained near and dear to her heart.
As an “adult” (and mother of 3), Susan was a member of the Elgin Master Chorale (aka Elgin Choral Union) for many years, and had the good fortune of performing numerous major choral pieces with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. She was also active in community theater productions and served several years as a piano judge for the prestigious Granquist Music Competition in Geneva, Illinois. Susan’s interest in teaching began when her (now adult) children were very young and began studying music. Susan regularly “coached” them on musicality and technique to augment their lessons. This eventually expanded to “coaching” other students in piano, voice, and acting.
Susan readily acknowledges that not every student will be a professional musician. But the benefits to the brain of learning music are well documented for both young and old. Never has Susan met anyone who regretted taking music as a child; but she has met many throughout the years who genuinely wished that they had done so.
Guitar, Piano & Brass
Valentino is not your typical music teacher and not your typical musician playing guitar, piano and the brass instruments.
Raised in the Dominican Republic, Valentino Martinez started learning how to play the tuba starting in the sixth grade. He fell in love with music, especially jazz, and begged his mom daily in the seventh grade for eight months to buy him a piano until she had enough. Self-taught, Valentino proceeded to play jazz all throughout high school switching from piano to trombone whenever needed. Due to his passion for rock and roll, he took up guitar in his freshman year of high school and hasn’t looked back since.
Now he attends the University of Central Florida majoring in video game design and minoring in music, while at the same time working as a solo rock musician
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