Victor Castro

25531 Hussar Terrace

South Riding, VA  20152

Phone:  571-245-9213 and 703-373-7121

E mail:   vcastromusic.edu@verizon.net

 Instruments taught:  Piano, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Voice, Drums, Songwriting, Music Theory

Education:  Studied Piano and Organ at the National School of Music UNAM in Mexico City, Mexico.  As a child, member of the "Miguel Bernal Jimenez" boys choir in Mexico City for about 10 years.  Extensive performances at important venues throughout Mexico.

Affiliations:  Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship

Activities/Services:  Mr. Castro is a professional Pianist and Organist performing at different venues and churches in the Washington D.C. Metro Area.  Currently maintaining an active private studio offering piano, keyboard, guitar, bass guitar, voice, and drum lessons for children and adults in South Riding.  All levels and ages welcome!  Lessons are given in a fun and respectful environment.  Music styles taught range from Classical to Modern, and Pop to Jazz.  Hosts two recitals per year, Spring and Christmas, showcasing the students' talent and hard work in front of a robust audience.  

Additional Info/Specialties:   Mr. Castro prepares and arranges student ensembles for recitals and music shows featuring piano, keyboards, drums, guitar, bass guitar, and vocalists.  Mr. Castro performs as a solo pianist and with bands for special events (weddings, corporate, birthday parties, etc.)

Available as Performer: Yes

Available as Accompanist: No

Lydia Kriso

1019 Cup Leaf Holly Ct.

Great Falls (western Great Falls near Sterling), VA  22066

Phone:  703-430-4908

E mail: musiclyd@yahoo.com

Instruments taught:  Piano, Guitar, Dulcimer

Education:  BA Humanities – minor Music History (Case Western Reserve University);  Music Theory and Performance classes at Cleveland Institute of Music.  Music Education Certification Cleveland State University. 

Affiliations: 

Activities/Services:   FLMF recitals, studio recital, Spring Festival, Piano Ensemble Festival,

Accompanist - Solo/Ensemble Festival

Additional Info/Specialties:  Participation in Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, Collegium Musicum, and folk music gatherings (dulcimer and guitar) fueled my love of all kinds of music.  I try to find each student’s interest, and develop that along with introducing improvisation and ensemble playing.

Available as Performer:  No

Available as Accompanist: Yes

Teacher Giving Guitar Lessons