Our Instructors

Roseann Aldrete

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Band Program

Performance experience with numerous bands in a variety of musical styles. Over 15 years teaching experience. Specializes in rock, blues, jazz, punk, ska, and alternative music.

Chrissy Ras

Piano, Vocals, Ukulele, Drums, Band Program

Private lessons in Corona and online.

Chrissy is a lifetime musician, classically trained on the piano since she was 6. She entered USC with a talent scholarship and began a career as a professional dancer for many years before discovering her love for the drums. She's a true entertainer, and a triple threat. Her extensive dance training, sultry vocal stylings and varied musical background in piano, ukulele, percussion and drums make her an entertainment powerhouse. She has years of experience working for companies such as Disneyland, the Anaheim Angles, McDonald's and with artists including Evelyn "Champagne" King, Berlin, Missing Persons, Kid n Play and Buster Pointdexter. She's passionate about music and educating young artists. She owns CR Talent, the organization that is behind the all female band, "Pulp Vixen - Female Fueled Music" in which Chrissy plays drums, sings and songwrites.



Chrissy currently endorses Spaun Drum Company, Amedia Cymbals and Los Cabos Drum Sticks. You can check out her artist proflile at: http://spaundrums.com/artists/index/view/id/129

Carlos Aguero

percussion, recording, production

Offers private lessons in Rancho Cucamonga and online. Owner of Stolen Keys Media, offering recording, mixing, mastering, video production services

Carlos “Carlitos” Aguero is a versatile percussionist who has studied and performed with greats such as Poncho Sanchez, Bobby Rodriguez, Richie Gajate Garcia, Abraham Laboriel Sr, Justo Almario, Little Willie G of Thee Midnighters, Mc. Blvd, Steve Loza, Danilo Lozano, T-Bone, and others. Beginning as a drummer/percussionist, Carlos has been involved in various aspects of the music industry including live performances, recording, producing, mixing, mastering, and arranging. Obtaining a Masters of Education, he has taken what he has learned and applied it to give his students the best experience in both his private and classroom settings. As a drummer/percussionist, Carlos is currently freelancing and recording audio and video out of his personal studio, Stolen Keys Media. Through Stolen Keys Media, he has worked with various artists and styles delivering powerful grooves in both percussion and drumset.  Reach out to Carlos as he is always excited to meet and work with new artists.

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Email: aguero.drummer@gmail.com

Julia Whelpton


Julia Whelpton, also known as "That Blonde Bassist", has been teaching and playing music professionally for over 10 years. Julia's formal education began when she was 7 years old with the Carlsbad Strings Education Association. Julia continued to play violin throughout high school and onwards in college, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Studies with an emphasis in violin at Humboldt State University. During her years in college, she became proficient in piano as well as guitar and many other string instruments. Besides classical training, she has performed in many musical theatre performances and music shows around the country.  Violin, piano, guitar, ukulele, singing, acting and writing are her many talents. Now, after years of her own music education, Julia works to inspire other young, hardworking individuals to pursue their dreams, true!