As dedicated music educators, our studio's mission is to provide engaging, creative & individualized music lessons to all of our students. Our collective goal is to teach foundational music theory concepts in tandem with innovative techniques that inspire each of our students to find & discover their own unique voice and musicianship.
Martina San Diego is a Filipino-American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. A seasoned recording and performing artist, Martina has recorded & released four studio albums to date with over 3 million global streams on Spotify. When she is not writing or performing she is sharing her love for music with her students.
At the heart of her musicianship lies a classical training on the piano which laid the foundation for Martina's interest and further study of the voice and guitar. As a New York University graduate with a B.A. in Songwriting and Recorded Music, her goal is to provide her students with creative and engaging ways to learn about and be exposed to music. She finds great joy instilling values for art and music in each and everyone of her students while nurturing their innate creative and musical selves.
Jennifer Giammanco has always had a strong passion for music and performance. Educated privately on classical piano in her youth, she expanded her musical abilities to guitar and electric bass through her education and life experience. Throughout her career as a music instructor in NYC, she has had the pleasure of teaching one-on-one music lessons to over 200 private students and counting. She enjoys teaching lessons for guitar, piano, electric bass, ukulele and drums. Currently, she performs regularly with a variety of musical projects in New York City and is very familiar with the NYC local music scene.
As a dedicated educator, Jennifer engages each of her students with a tailored lesson plan designed for their individual needs and goals. She enjoys watching the love for music and expression come alive in each of her students' own unique way and appreciates the ability to empower her students through the development of their skills and musical voice.
Dan Saulpaugh is a singer-songwriter, session guitarist and music instructor in New York City. His music defies genre, merging folk with modern jazz and classical guitar. A graduate of City College's Jazz Studies program, he also studied classical guitar performance at SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music. Dan's teachers include Lage Lund, Brad Sheik, Pete McCann, Kenny Wessel, Mike Holober, Greg Wanamaker and Doug Rubio.
He was a finalist in The Green Space's 2015 Battle of the Burroughs - Bronx and released his debut EP, Before The Fire Is Gone, in April 2018. When not leading his own projects, Dan collaborates with several New York City-based and international artists as a sideman and session player. He also co-hosts the monthly jam session "Jamhattan" at Harlem's Silvana.