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.
Bachelor of Child Development and Music, California Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Frannie (Francisca) Escobar graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelors in Early Childhood Studies and Music. She began studying piano at the age of 5, with a focus in classical studies. At age of 10, she began studying clarinet. She discovered her passion for teaching children while in college, and she has been teaching piano for 12 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 and adapting the teaching style as they grow. The lessons consist of an interactive experience, where children playing 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.