Danny has been playing guitar and piano for more than 30 years. He has been teaching piano and guitar in our studio for 12 years. Danny studied music and music theory at Fresno State University. He performs locally with several groups and is an accomplished studio musician and arranger.
Ashley is the most recent addition to our guitar instruction staff. She has studied under local musicians such as David Schram, Kevin Cooper, and Mike Dana.
Multi-instrumentalist, Giovann Najeh Mena, is the current guitar player of the local Fresno band Wee Beasties. With 13 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 is the current general music teacher at The Learning Village based out of Clovis. 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!