Darvin Aguilar was born and raised in Hollywood, CA. He began playing bass guitar at sixteen. After graduating high school, he played in a variety of bands ranging from Death Metal to Progressive Metal. He then decided to pursue a music degree at El Camino College in Torrance, CA. There, he began his musical journey into the jazz and classical world picking up the double bass as his main instrument. This led him to expand his horizons, playing in Jazz combos, Big Bands, Latin and Salsa groups, String Quartets, and even performing as Principal Bassist in an Orchestra. He has performed at many venues in Los Angeles including, The Lighthouse Café, The Study, The World Stage, The Grand Annex, Lido’s, and many more. He is now completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance with an emphasis on Jazz Bass at CSUN.
Darvin teaches: Double Bass, Electric Bass, Guitar, and Piano.
Youth-focused “Black Women in Rock” dialogue/roundtable on Saturday, 3/27 @ 12-1:30pm PST via Zoom with fellow guitarists Malina Moye, Ghetto Songbird, Jackie Venson and Felice Rosser of Faith NYC. The dialogue will focus on Black women’s history in the rock world, confronting challenges of racism/sexism/homophobia, artistry, creativity, musicianship, role modeling, etc.
Thanks to our extensive music education training, We are able to construct a learning environment that works best for the student. It is our goal to make you the best musician you can be in a healthy, productive environment.
The perfect music academy in Gardena, Ca. We offer lessons in piano, guitar, violin, viola, voice, drums, saxophone, ukulele, bass. We have been teaching private lessons to students of all ages and levels for the past couple years. Our focus is on a holistic approach to music making.
Erick Hernandez Picazo is a current student at California State University Los Angeles, studying under Robert McNeil, working on a BM in Music Education . He currently has an AA in Music from El Camino College, where he gained most of his training from some of the best teachers offered at a community college. While at El Camino he has been part of their prestigious ensembles such as Chorale, Opera Workshop, Guitar ensemble, Vocal Jazz, Concert Band, and even some Theater productions such as In the Heights and The Who’s Tommy. Erick plans to give back to the community by spreading his love with music to the younger generation and those who also share a love with music through Music Education.
“Israel Carrillo Siliézar is a Costa Rican born musician with a master’s degree in violin performance received at California State University, Los Angeles. He has performed with different orchestras across the United States, Latin America and Europe, as well as participated as a violin teacher in multiple music festivals in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Mexico. He is currently located in Los Angeles performing as part of the R.C.R chamber group, giving lessons at Maurock Music Academy and working in other projects.”
Marvin’s largest accomplishments have been winning and participating in various talent shows. In addition, Marvin was allowed to perform at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in January, 2004. In 2005, he was awarded gold medalist for the NAACP ACT-SO Los Angeles Chapter, and went on to perform as a national youth competitor for the NAACP ACT-SO youth Olympics. Marvin was also awarded the 2005 first place winner of the talent competition for the Georgia Laster Branch of the National Association of Negro Musicians. In the summer of 2006, Marvin represented the Western Region in the National Usher Board music scholarship competition, where he earned the first place title. In April 2007, and April 2008 Marvin experienced the joy of winning the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity’s, 12 District, 62nd and 63rd Annual Talent Hunt competitions.