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Meet the team.

Our Staff

The members of our team come from all walks of life. Each staff member has been carefully chosen based on their qualifications, musical competence, and communication skills. What makes an XSOM teacher exceptional? An XSOM teacher is:

Patient and understanding.

Able to adapt to the needs of the student.

An excellent communicator.

Because our team is so diverse, we are also able to offer music lessons in the following languages* (apart from English):

  • French

  • Spanish

  • Portuguese

  • Italian

  • Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin)

  • Tagalog

  • Japanese

  • Farsi

  • Hebrew

  • Russian

*Please note that the languages offered are dependent on the teacher you are learning with and the instrument being learned. 

Anastasia Black

Violin teacher

Catherine-Rose Ierullo

Piano and voice teacher

Justin Javier

Drums, guitar, bass, and piano teacher

Mamoru Anzai

Guitar, ukulele, and bass teacher

Michael Mo

Piano teacher

Olivia Hou

Piano teacher

Tracy Guo

Piano teacher

Aoran Li

Piano teacher

David Faltas

Business Administrator

Leonid Sprikut

Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, and Piano teacher

Mandy Lai

Piano teacher

Natazja Grimaldo

Piano teacher

Rory Endrizzi

Saxophone teacher

Veronica Schmeiser

Flute teacher

Candice Yau

Piano teacher

Farah El Khoury

Social Media Coordinator

Mahsa Jasem Arizi

Piano teacher

Manuella de Castro

Clarinet, guitar, and voice teacher

Nathanael Xavier

Founder and Director
Piano and violin teacher

Thomas Tsui

Violin teacher

Zoe Guan

Cello teacher

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