Jeanette Airen is the owner of JA Vocal Music. She is an exceptional teacher of vocal technique and performance skills. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with an emphasis in Musical Theater from California Lutheran University and an Associate of Arts Degree in Music from Los Angeles Pierce College. In addition to her degrees, she has also completed a summer vocal program at Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, CA and several acting courses at Beverly Hills Studios.
As a singer/songwriter she has performed as a featured artist at renowned venues such as the Anaheim Convention Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, as well as, The House of Blues and Club Spice. She has also shared the stage with well-known performers such as Dick Van Dyke, Paperback Hero, H-Town and Grammy Award winner, Hila Plitmann. Her talents have landed her in extraordinary places, some as far away as Vancouver (Canada), Hawaii, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco and Italy to share it with the world. She has even appeared on VH1 and Falcon Cable's Save the Music concert. Jeanette's songwriting craft has been nurtured by producers Todd Cochran and Bill Brendle. As a result, her song “Better Man” reached Top 5 status on Live365s OnExclusive Live internet radio station.
Her versatility, talent, knowledge, experience, and love for music, has helped her become an excellent teacher. She teaches all styles of music and she introduces her students to musicianship, music theory, performance techniques, vocal technique, developing a unique style and making each song their own.
William Grundler studies Classical Vocal Performance at California State University, Northridge with Dr. David Sannerud. William is also a first tenor for the acclaimed choral group, Northridge Singers and is a recipient of the Outstanding Student: Northridge Singers award as well as the Steven M. Williams’ Memorial Scholarship Endowment. William has performed the tenor solo, Olim Lacus Colueram from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana at the Valley Performing Arts Center and has performed the roles of The Impresario in Mozart’s Der Shauspieldirektor and Tinca in Puccini’s Il Tabarro. William also performed the role of Motel in the musical classic, Fiddler On The Roof at West Valley Playhouse. In addition to live performances, William has also done studio vocal work for leading media composers such as Mike Reagan (composer of Any Given Sunday).
William is also a composer of music in various genres such as rock, jazz, film cues, modern classical and musical theater. He composed and recorded the Salone EP with his band, The Rhine, in a successful effort to raise money to build a school in Lungi, Sierra Leone. The EP and associated concerts, arranged by William and one of his fellow bandmates, raised thousands of dollars for the cause. Ignis, a complete orchestral film cue by William was premiered at a Christopher Young (composer of Spider Man 3 and many others) concert in the Spring of 2012. William also wrote a genre-spanning arrangement of Scarborough Fair which was performed by the CSUN studio ensemble.
William has played and
composed for piano since the age of 9. He has done studio work as a
pianist for Our Lady of Assumption. He also performed with the
Ventura College Jazz Band. William has also played guitar and bass for
seven years and is known for inverting a right handed guitar to play
left-handed. William has demonstrated
his instrumental abilities in over 50 venues throughout Southern