Multi-instrumentalist, Giovann Najeh Mena, is the current guitar player of the local Fresno band Wee Beasties, who have gone on to play Grizzly Fest, Fresyes Fest, and many more shows. With 15 years of performing experience, he has studied with many recognized music instructors and educators such as Kevin Cooper, Mike Dana, Catherine Cooper, and Bobbi Westfield. He has taught for Kidmunity, Eleanor Roosevelt Community Learning Center, and The Learning Village. Currently, Gio serves as the general music teacher at Western Sierra Charter Schools, where he was recently awarded Educator of the Week from KSEE24. Fluent in most popular genres, he continues to study music and is looking forward to completing the credential program at Fresno State University. To listen to Gio play, check out this YouTube video of his band, Wee Beasties!