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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.
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.