More info coming soon. We would like to start our classes in November of 2021. We are excited to bring you this programing. Below is the details of the program!
Provide early learning voice and music lesson to children's ages 8 -12.
Students will learn to read music and the basic mechanics of breathing, vocalizing and body stature as well as how to distinguish bass and treble clefs.
At the final test of the course each student will have to demonstrate that they can name each note on a bass and treble clef as well as perform 2 songs in a group or choir setting.
The last Friday of each month the class will have a demonstration from a professional classical musician either a live classical Bolero and Aria from one of our teachers or a instrumental performance.
Up to 4 classes of (10 students each class) twice a week - 1 hour each class
4 Music Teachers
Live Performance demonstrations
Digital Learning Center Location
Born in Bogotá, Colombia. She started singing with her dad when she was 10 years old and participated in all the school music festivals. It was then that she realized that she really liked singing and she decided to study music.
Monica graduated from Universidad del Bosque in 2007 with a degree in Music, Classical Singing and Instrumental Teaching. She studied for 6 years under the guidance of Ramón Calzadilla and Liliana Iordanova, specializing in classical singing technique. After graduating she went to London to learn English and later moved to New York to take a contemporary dance course at the Peridance Capezio Center, which helped her a lot to get to know her body, her movements and develop more artistic skills that complemented her passion. for singing and music.
While in New York she was admitted to Lehman College to do ‘music education’ and she decided to put her studies on hiatus for a job opportunity that she presented to her husband in the United Arab Emirates. While she was there she had the opportunity to sing and that is how her music opened many doors for her, hence she was invited to sing in the jazz vocal ensemble Blue Fever and later with the Abu Dhabi Choral Group. After 4 years she moved to Colombia where she and a colleague created a jazz and gospel vocal ensemble called Velvet. Currently Monica is a private piano teacher for kids. Monica will be teaching on the higher ranges of the voice.
Andrew is the composer and arranger for Encanto Arts. Andrew received his Master’s in Viola Performance from Seattle Pacific University; while there, he took many courses on education and learned how to run a music studio. He’s also interned and coached at Marrowstone-In-The-City, which is Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra’s main orchestra camp over the summer, for kids below the age of 14, and has just started music directing at Village Theatre Kidstage in Issaquah. He is currently music directing an original musical at Rose Hill Middle School. Andrew will be teaching the students on notes music graphs and clefs.
Maestro Carrillo is an internationally acclaimed, award winning, Tenor who is also well known for his body of work in The Standards and Romantic Music as well as traditional music from his home country, Mexico.
Maestro Carrillo’s rich, versatile voice with it’s wide range, placed first in the world in the prestigious Academia in Perm, Russia Opera Competition. Mr. Carrillo was also awarded Best Tenor in the Olivia Gorra Contest in Mexico City’s National Center for the Arts.
Mr. Carrillo has performed on stages around the world including Mexico, Costa Rica, Europe, and throughout the United States of America. While his preferred genre is Opera, Mr. Carrillo has a wide crossover appeal and he sings in multiple languages including; Spanish, English, Italian, French, Russian, Portuguese and Latin.
He has performed in various operas, most recently the highly acclaimed Carmen.
Considered “The Grand Tenor of Durango, Mexico” Alfredo Carrillo has collaborated with a wide variety of artists, including a private recital for Placido Domingo. Maestro Carrillo considers it a great honor, and works diligently, to support and mentor young artists on their musical journey. Maestro Carrillo will be teaching from Mexico Live to the kids on voice sounds and history as well as vocalizing scales. His main concentration will be on the higher register of the male voice as well as the female low register voice.
Jose is one of only a handful of Tenor’s in the nation to combine Opera & Mariachi bolero music in his concerts. Many have described Jose vocal range and power as spine tingling and something mesmerizing.
Iñiguez was nominated for the Governor’s Individual Heritage award for 2015 and is an award-winning 2016 Latin Music artist by Univision for his music program ENCANTO which takes place at the Benaroya Hall, the mecca for classical music in the city of Seattle. Iñiguez and the artists that perform with him at the ENCANTO concert, take the audience on a cultural journey that pairs the ethereal beauty of opera aria and classical piano with the charm of mariachi bolero. In 2017 Jose was awarded the distinguished Central Washington University Leader-under-40 Award. In 2018 José was awarded an honorary Seattle Metropolitan Latino Chamber of Commerce Leader Award and in 2019 was awarded Mid-Columbia Libraries & Tri-cities Latino Community Network Latino leader award for his work in business and his support of Education, as many of his concert proceeds have went to supporting students dreams of attending a higher education.
Through his work in in the community he established three Iniguez Family Scholarship Endowments to honor the memory of his parents, Santiago Iniguez & Guadalupe Rodriguez, at Columbia Basin College, Central Washington University, and Eastern Washington University. You can see his story on PBS as it is currently being shown through out the country. Give customers a reason to do business with you. Jose has been will be teaching the kids on breathing and diaphragm work and the mechanics of singing. But will concentrate on more of the bass and lower voice students in the program