The Madera Elementary Foundation is happy to announce our partnership with?Youth in Arts?to provide music education at Madera this year!? Youth in Arts is a wonderful organization whose mission is?to build visual and performing arts skills through innovative and in-depth programs that foster confidence, compassion and resilience in students of all abilities.

Youth in Arts is providing Madera?with?three amazing instructors:

  • Bryan Dyer – Voice and Percussion for K-1
  • Aaron Kierbel – Percussion and Drum for 2nd?and the one 2nd/3rd?combo
  • Antwan Davis – Body Percussion and Step for 3rd-6th
Bryan Dyer:
Bryan spends most of his time performing with several groups throughout the Bay Area, including A Cappella and some jazz/RB/soul groups as both a singer and bass guitarist. When not performing or traveling, Bryan teaches music education through assemblies and in afterschool programs around the Bay.

Aaron Kierbel:
Aaron Kierbel is a professional drummer, educator and the founder of RhythmALLogy. His ?workshops have been presented in schools, jails, shelters, festivals and corporate boardrooms.

Antwan Davis:?
Antwan is a multi-percussionist that has co-founded the Las Vegas based performance arts company Molodi.??As?a teacher?he is enthused by creating community through body music, giving people a different outlet of expression. As an artist, Antwan has expanded his artistic crafts by becoming an improv actor and stand-up comedian.

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