Kevin founded One Eleven Studios in 2008 and has been playing drums since age 11. As a full time drum instructor with over 15 years teaching experience Kevin has watched his students grow and be active in the music scene. Although heavily rock influenced by bands such as Nirvana and Foo Fighters, Kevin has a wide style range of many other genres of music. Credentials include playing many venues to large audiences in bands such as Turning Point, Automatic Static(2008-2010), Nam Classic and played on the album Murder of California which had songs featured on MTV's The Real World Road Rules Challenge and Jersey Shore. Also, Kevin has had the privilege of opening up for bands such as Sammy Hagar, Filter, Far and Unwritten Law. Kevin is currently endorsed by Pearl Drums, VicFirth Drumsticks, Soultone and Cymbals. Also check out www.Drummer101.com for online drum lessons with Kevin Prince.
Valerie did her first vocal performance at just 7 years old. She started playing the piano at age 11 and has studied piano and voice for most of her life. She has performed in orchestra’s, bands, and has played in numerous restaurants and clubs. She also does solo projects such as weddings, funerals, and accompaniments. She has been teaching for almost 11 years and has a passion for sharing the love of music with both kids and adults alike. In her piano instruction she specialized in classical technique, improvisation, theory and much more. Vocally she teaches broadway, classical, and pop techniques. She encourages performance from her students and hosts two concerts a year in which they are given the opportunity to perform.
Steve Brown has over 30 years of professional touring and session experience in the world of drumming. Some of his long list of live shows and touring include artists: Ronnie Montrose, Oleander, Tesla, Frank Hannon Band, The Greg Golden Band, Dokken, Pat Travers, Eric Martin, Michael Lee Firkins, Jeff Watson, and many more...He is currently endorsed by DW drums, Sabian Cymbals, Aquarian Drum Heads and Promark drumsticks.
Nik Started playing guitar when he was six. Picking it up here and there for fun. he started private Guitar lessons at the age of eleven. He soon found out that he was missing out. The lessons were teaching him things he could not even imagine learning on his own. He went on to have many different guitar teachers over the years. Nik likes to focus on everything in easy-to-follow steps on how to begin playing the guitar, to the theory of not only how but why music works the way it does. He makes sure that his students are well prepared to feel confident and comfortable enough to perform for their family's to even playing live venues while still having fun doing it. Nik’s students learn how to manage the rhythm of a song as well as learning to play lead melodies and ripping guitar solos. Nik has played in a few live bands himself and has played countless live shows in his time. He loves teaching kids of all ages. It's his passion. Nik has a flexible schedule and is always eager to take on any new students.
Evan Dominguez, Voice, Piano, Guitar, Drums
Evan started playing drums at young age (instructed by Kevin Prince), and later picked up the guitar, piano, and found his singing voice. More so than music, Evan found his passion for teaching and now has over 3 years of teaching experience. He teaches a wide variety of music, such as: hard rock,pop, classical and broadway. With his schooling and experience in playing live events with local bands,he instills confidence in his students that love to perform for an audience. Always making his lessons fun and personalized, Evan encourages practice and composition for his students. Most of all, he seeks to develop creative minds and help his students grow musically.