Norman Molina | Guitar
Santa Clarita, CA | Studio, In-Home
A native of El Salvador, picked up the classical guitar at 8 years old, and started developing a passion for technical proficiency and jamming out. After migrating to the U.S at age 12, he continued his love for guitar by jumping into different styles of music such as Latin, Bossa-nova, Gypsy jazz, and Rock. After hearing John Petrucci’s incredible guitar skills in Dream Theater’s album Train of Thought he decided to buy his first electric guitar.
In 2014 Norman enrolled in The Master’s University Music School where he is currently finishing his degree in Guitar Performance and Biblical Studies. It is here that he continues to refine his skills under the teaching of Tavi Jinariu, renowned classical guitarist from Romania.
In addition, he has been the worship music leader for many local churches around Los Angeles. As of 2017 he holds a worship pastoring internship at Grace Baptist Church in Valencia. He has also recorded for a variety of music projects including all the guitar tracks for local artist Daniel Morales’ Never Waste A Moment EP. Norman's other music work includes SGM, Northbound Productions, and Pacific Stories Films.
Norman will finish his degree at TMU in 2018, and will continue to learn, to teach, and to involve himself in the wonderful world of guitar music. Stay tuned! More shredding to come!
In his downtime Norman enjoys learning about coffee, cooking Mexican food, and working on his car.
Kennth Wright | Guitar
Santa Clarita, CA | Studio, In-Home
Kenneth has been studying classical and flamenco style guitar since the age of 13. He has studied underneath Cindy Lee Berryhill, Rob Szajkowski (a pupil of the Romero Family from Spain), and currently studying underneath Tavi Jinariu at the Master’s University who has distinguished himself as one of the preeminent classical guitarists in the Los Angeles area. Kenneth is studying for a Bachelors’ in Arts of Music with Emphasis in Biblical Counseling. He has had multiple experiences performing guitar in various local venues places such as Rosa’s Cantina in Old Town Temecula, busking (street performing), playing at Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffee Shop, and The Master’s University, just to name a few. Kenneth has led Worship at various churches, and has played as a regular band member on both guitar and bass. Additionally, he has worked as a music therapist.
Kenneth truly has a passion for teaching and performing! His motivation behind teaching is to bring passion for the student in taking joy in their instrument no matter their level and experience. He enjoys fulfilling others appreciation for music, by instructing them, helping them to fulfill their passion for music. Kenneth teaches to the best of his abilities at the highest standard for the student to learn guitar technique, reading music, understanding music theory, and applying what they have learned to succeed in playing the instrument. Genres he likes to teach range from classical, flamenco style, fusion, finger picking styles, worship (contemporary to hymns), and if songs arise that he does not know by memory or heart he takes joy in learning them (by himself or at times with the student) so then to teach the music to the student.
Kyle Graham | Guitar
Santa Clarita, CA | In-Home
Kyle Graham is a guitarist who graduated from The Master’s College in 2015, with a degree in Classical Music Theory and Composition. He has played guitar for jazz bands, string orchestras, and sung in several choirs. Music has been a means for Kyle to travel to places such as New York, Israel, France, Switzerland, Albania, and Croatia, performing in places such as Carnegie Hall and Disney Concert Hall. He is currently helping with music ministry in his church and is studying Music Composition with film composer Grant Fonda. Kyle has been teaching guitar since his senior year of college and loves helping his students grow both in their skill and in their love of music.