Tarynn Bridges

Instrument: Ukulele, MYC

Bachelor of Music, Music Therapy: Voice Emphasis, Immaculata University

Born on the East Coast, Tarynn Bridges began studying music at age 9. They began with the flute and throughout their middle and high school career picked up several different instruments. After earning their Associate’s degree in music, they were accepted at Immaculata University to study music therapy. At college they learned how to play guitar, piano, and ukulele and studied classical vocal performance.

Bridges gained extensive clinical experience working with children with developmental, intellectual, and physical disabilities. Currently they are pursuing a dual Master’s degree and provides music therapy services to a wide variety of clients. They have experience teaching ukulele and guitar to young children and teaches music enrichment classes.

Francisca Escobar

 Instrument:  Piano, Orff Schulwerk, MYC

 Bachelor of Child Development and Music, California Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Frannie (Francisca) Escobar graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Studies and Music.  She began studying piano at the age of five, with a focus in classical studies. At age ten, Frannie began studying clarinet. She discovered her passion for teaching children while in college, and she has been teaching piano for twelve years.

Frannie is passionate about teaching children. She teaches all ages, and specializes in the younger age group.  Her goal as a piano teacher is to allow each student to fall in love with the music that they are playing through learning, adapting the teaching style as the student grows. Frannie's lessons consist of an interactive experience, where children play piano, sing, and dance.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing music with her son and volunteering with the San Bernardino Sheriff Mountain Search and Rescue team.