Erwin Rocha (Musical Director)
Growing up in Miami, Florida Mr. Rocha’s enthusiasm in music eventually led him to share the stage with the likes of "Gloria Estefan", "Celio Cruz" and "Tito Puentes" to name a few. At the age of 13 he recorded his first album and received a “Gold Record Award” along with an ”El Chin de Plata Award” from“Latin Billboard Magazine”. He attended the Miami Conservatory Music School for 5 years where he studied music theory, piano and vocals. He then located to Southern California where he became a member of the "Young American Show Choir" and in 1989 began studio work as a vocalist for some of the most prominent studios in Los Angeles.
Aubrey Bouskill (Master Instructor)
The musical journey of Aubrey Bouskill began with her classical piano studies at the age of 6 in a prestigious piano studio in Yorba Linda, Californa. At age 8, Aubrey began composing music and developed her passion for singing. Over the course of many years, she went on to master her craft by participating in several rigorous performance and musical theory programs such as Certificate of Merit, The National Guild and competing in various piano and vocal competitions through-out Southern California.By age 18, Aubrey was working with a producer to record her first album. In the process managed to graduate from high school with several performing art medallions, a Certificate of Merit Advanced Level diploma, and many scholarship offers to continue her musical studies in college. Currently, Aubrey is a student at California State University of Fullerton and has over ten years of teaching experience. She released her debut album, “Hindsight” in July 2009 and has won various songwriting competitions with her song, “Good Morning Sunshine”. Her second album is in full production and is scheduled to release in the near future. Her new single "stupid cupid" is featured in the award winning indie film, You Me and The Circus.
Stephanie Baldwin (Master Instructor)
Stephanie is a classically trained lyric soprano; however, her versatility sets her apart, and she excels in all styles of music from opera to contemporary. She earned a BA, Masters and teaching credential with music concentration from Chapman University and was recently honored as one of the “150 Faces of Chapman” during the University’s 150th anniversary. As Miss California 2001, Stephanie was a semifinalist at the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City and began her international career with appearances in the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. She is frequently called on as host and entertainer for the annual Miss California Pageant. Some of her favorite roles in musical theatre include Christine (Phantom), Maria (the Sound of Music), Eliza (My Fair Lady), Nancy (Oliver), the Fairy Godmother and Queen (Cinderella), Mrs. Potts (Beauty and the Beast), Grace (Annie) and Jenny (Company). After moving to New York City in 2006, Stephanie received the 2007 Andy Anselmo Outstanding Achievement Award for emerging artists, and performed at The After Party, Don’t Tell Mama, and The Laurie Beechman Theatre debuting her one-woman show, “Stephanie Sings Stage to Screen”. She debuted the inaugural “Dinner and a Show” in 2008 onboard Regent Seven Seas Voyager and continues to perform onboard Regent Seven Seas Cruises as a Guest Entertainer.
Luis Viramontes (Master Instructor)
Luis Viramontes is a veteran guitarist and has taught thousands of guitar students all over Southern California and Mexico. Well versed in many styles, Luis has done studio work with R&B, Pop, House, Classical, Spanish Flamenco, Rock and many other genres of music. Over the years Luis has performed at many venues including La Curacao, Fiesta Broadway, Angelus Temple, Fashion Island, Dos Lagos in Corona, Casa de la Cultura in Baja California. In addition, he is often invited to perform at some of the colleges and universities throughout California and Mexico. Recently, he participated in the soundtrack to the movie ‘The kid Chamaco’ starring Martin Sheen.
Luis is also a credentialed music teacher in the State of California. For many years he has worked closely with various school districts and many say he played an intricate role in ensuring the future of the music programs in the Garden Grove Unified and Corona-Norco Unified School Districts. Luis is excited to be apart of the Music Hall team and looks forward to sharing his experience and talent with the students.
Sal Rodriguez (Master Instructor)
Mr. Rodriquez, due to his natural rhythm and interest in music percussion, began playing the drums at the age of eight. His extraordinary musical gifts and abilities were obvious to all who heard him play, and it was not long before he began performing with many local bands. Versatile in all styles of music, Mr. Rodriguez has performed live and recorded with the group “LA Times” as well as solo artist “Barry White”. He joined the band “The L.A. Mob”, and became the opening act for many highly prominent artists including “Tower of Power”,“Tierra” and “Shalimar”. By the 80’s Mr. Rodriguez had changed his musical direction and joined the Christian band “Looking Up”. After years of performing and recording music, Mr. Rodriquez made the decision to leave music while he raised his family. Never losing his love for music and his desire to perform, he returned to the music world of performing and recording by joining the band “Daze of Blue” in 2009, and then “Legacy” in 2010.