One West University Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78520 | 956-882-8200


Our teachers have extensive studies in music education and performance. All of them are pursuing or hold Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degrees in music. They have gone through an intensive screening process/training and are highly-qualified to teach. Senior and Master Instructors are professors in the University's Music Department with degrees from institutions such as University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Indiana University, and University of Texas at Brownsville. Instructors are upper-level music majors in the music department teaching their trained instrument and working with a professor in their teaching specialization. All of our teachers are friendly, motivating people who want to work with you to achieve your dream!

Music Academy Faculty


  • Juan Pablo Andrade: Private Piano - Senior Instructor
  • Linda Chavez: Private Piano - Instructor
  • Ivan Hernandez: Private Piano - Instructor
  • Luis Mendez: Private Piano -Instructor
  • Rocio Molina: Private Piano - Master Instructor
  • Jesus Morales: Group Piano, Private Piano - Instructor
  • Kenneth Saxon: Private Piano - Senior Instructor
  • Cristian Torres: Private Piano - Instructor
  • Sally Trenfield: Private Piano - Senior Instructor
  • Elaine San Juan Wade: Private Piano - Master Instructor


    • Victor Flores: Violin Instructor
    • Diana Mendoza: Violin Instructor
    • Joaquin Ruiz: Violin Instructor
    • Kristina Avila: Guitar Instructor
    • Steven Fry: Guitar Instructor


    • Kimbra Saxon: Preschool Coordinator
    • Brittany Garza: Preschool Instructor
    • Azalea Laredo: Preschool Instructor


    • Jessica Rosas: Private Voice - Instructor
    • Cristian Torres: Private Voice - Instructor
    • Azalea Laredo: Private Voice - Instructor

    Winds / Brass / Percussion

    • Cristian Torres: Flute - Instructor



    • Juan Pablo Andrade: Program Director
    • Rocio Molina: Program Instructional Coordinator
    • Laura Ham: Office Assistant



    updated: 8/29/2012

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