guitar instructor

Stephen Sikorski  Piano, Voice, Guitar

Stephen is a multi-instrumentalist with a degree in Classical Composition from the New England Conservatory. He has a diverse performance background ranging from early renaissance vocal ensembles at St.Thomas 5th Avenue in NYC, avant-garde contemporary world premieres in Boston's historical Jordan Hall, to playing at Kiss 108's Kiss Concert Series at the Xfinity Center. Stephen has recorded with Grammy award winning producers, is an experienced jazz pianist, and is currently the organist & choir director at St. John's Episcopal Church in Saugus.


Brian ChurchPiano, Guitar, Bass, Voice
Brian Church holds a BM in Music Education from The College of New Jersey, an MM in Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory, and is also an accomplished bassist with the avant-noise post-punk group Tristan da Cunha with whom he has toured the midwest and released several recordings. Brian has been an elementary music educator in the Melrose Public School System teaching at the Roosevelt, Hoover and Horace Mann Schools, and has used his skills to help create almost 30 original songs with his students under his curriculum.


Hayley Thompson-King Piano, Voice, Guitar

Hayley is best known as the lead singer of American psychedelic rock band Major Stars, as well as her solo project Banditas. Her music has been featured on ABC’s Betrayal, Bravo’s Queer Eye For The Straight Guy and WBUR’s Off The Record. She has released multiple albums and toured nationally, including showcases at South by Southwest, Tweed River Music Festival, Boston’s First Night and The Boston Music Awards. She has been nominated by The Boston Music Awards and Boston Phoenix Awards as Best Female Vocalist (2011) and Best Roots/Americana Band (2011, 2012).  Hayley holds a Masters of Music from New England Conservatory of Music and a Bachelors of Music from New York University, both in opera performance. As a mezzo-soprano, she has performed with New Repertory Theatre (Into The Woods), American Repertory Theatre (Carmen), The Lotte Lenya Competition (Finalist), New England Conservatory Opera Theatre (Magic Flute), Riverside Theater, Opera Boston and Ash Lawn Opera Festival.


Felipe d'Aguiar Guitar, Piano
Originally from Santiago de Chile, Felipe has been involved in projects in Australia, Italy, France, Austria, China, Bolivia, Taiwan, Chile, and the United States, in which he has collaborated with Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, Sound Icon, the Consort Guitarrístico de Chile, the Orquesta Sinfónica Universidad de Concepción, Ensamble Contemporáneo UC, and the JACK Quartet among others. He holds a D​.​M​.​A. in Composition from Boston University, where he studied with Joshua Fineberg thanks to a Fulbright Grant. Previously, he completed a Masters of Music at The University of Melbourne, working with Elliott Gyger. Felipe has written several pieces for guitar and guitar ensemble, some of which he has performed in festivals.  Described as one of the “[…] most powerful Chilean voices born in the 70’s and 80’s” [El Mercurio], Felipe takes inspiration from multiples sources, including painting, literature, films, and the natural world.