The Team

McRae 3 show at 2014 Holiday PartyBill McRae – Director / Instructor (Piano/Keyboards, Guitar, Bass, Band)

Bill is the founder of On Stage Music Academy.

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11903945_517584728397802_5539389268254401917_nDana Benedict – Instructor (Voice and Girls' Vocal Group)

Dana is very involved in the Long Beach music scene. When she is not working at OSMA she is booking music and art for Viento y Agua Coffee Shop, performing her own material, in many bands, and is a performer at Disneyland.

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fullsizeoutput_1fCeleste Tavera - Instructor (Voice, Piano)

Celeste Tavera is a versatile performer and vocal coach, focused on Classical, Jazz, Broadway, and Pop music. She has extensive experience in both performing and teaching.

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Steve's new picStephen Bullard - Instructor (Band, Voice, Piano)

Steve Bullard has had the opportunity to work in the music field for the past
25 years as a vocalist, composer, music director, choral, vocal, piano instructor, accompanist, and elementary school music specialist.

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DanDan Howe – Instructor (Guitar, Drums and Band)

Since a fateful day at age four when he threw a penny in an enchanted well and wished for a violin, Dan Howe has been linked to music. After 11 years, violin gave way to the idea of "hitting things with sticks" and a percussionist was born. Since graduating from Cal State University, Long Beach with a degree in Music Performance, Dan has kept busy as a music instructor for high-school Percussion Ensembles and Steel Pan groups.

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dylanprofile2Dylan Romaine – Instructor (Guitar, Bass and Band)

Dylan has been making rounds in the Los Angeles music industry for half a decade, after moving from here from his original home in the Bay Area. His expertise stems from a diverse education of music theory and jazz performance obtained at the illustrious University of California, Irvine, specializing in all styles of guitar and bass.

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alexey-kozlov_photoAlex Kozlov – Instructor (Guitar, Recording, Band)

Alex (Alexey) Kozlov has worked as a guitarist and producer with Russian pop acts since 2008. Alex then left Russia in 2012 crossing the Atlantic to Los Angeles to pursue studies at L.A Music Academy. Since graduating in 2013, he has performed with various local artists live, within session work, and music production.

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MattMatt Brislawn – Instructor (Violin, Mandolin, and Guitar)

He has been performing in area orchestra and chamber ensembles for more than 40 years, including the LBCC
Community Orchestra (as concert-master for more than 20 years), and the Peninsula Symphony (currently as
associate concert-master), and with the Corelli Ensemble (also as concert-master).

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IMG_0300[1]Terry Law – Instructor (Bass, Keyboard, Guitar, Drums, Production)

Terry comes to us as a multi-skilled, professional musician. He is an accomplished bassist, who plays drums, keyboards and guitar.
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Tom ShearerTom Shearer– Instructor (Trumpet)

Tom has been teaching trumpet and flugelhorn for more than 30 years . Tom has taught lessons at Mission Music and Rancho Canyon Music
in South Orange County as well as Tustin Music and Quest Learning Center

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