MEET OUR TEACHERS:
Rebecah Zamora is a second generation musician with a strong musical background and training. Her mom was a former piano teacher at the School of Music from 1997-1998 so Rebecah grew up with an emphasis on music and theory taught in the home with piano lessons starting at about age 6. She sang for her church choir in Elementary school and performed on the violin with her siblings as well as playing flute with the Ocala Youth Symphony. At 11, she decided to continue piano and went through the John Thompson series as well as various other curriculum. She continued on to classical pieces by Chopin, Beethoven, and Mozart with guidance from her mom and eventually moved on to a local teacher, Vicky Juliano, from ages 16-20.
Rebecah began playing piano for church at 15. Leading the congregation in hymns and Christian songs while her mom accompanied her on the organ. At that time, she also began teaching young students from the church for about 4 years. She attended College of Central Florida and took piano from Miss Gaylynn Capitano and voice from Miss Ruthie Nelson. She graduated with her Associate of Arts degree in 2016 and is currently completing her Bachelors in Music Business from Berklee online.
Mrs. Audrey was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She began playing violin at age seven and came to the U.S. at eighteen to attend Biola University in Los Angeles, California. She studied with several famous violinists, including Mr. Su Tseng-tu of Taiwan Cultural University, and Mr. Mark Baranov, Assistant Concertmaster of L.A. Philharmonic. She transferred to University of Florida to further study with Dr. Jana Lower. She received the Dean’s list award and was chosen to play at the honorary recital. Mrs. Audrey graduated from the University of Florida with honors and received a Bachelor of Art in Violin Performance. In addition, she holds a Florida Professional Teacher’s Certificate in Music.
Mrs. Audrey has many years of teaching and performance experiences. She enjoys working with students in private lessons as well as chamber ensembles. She currently lives in Ocala with her husband, three children, three dogs and a cat. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, and nature walks and going to Mass.
Mychaelangelo is a passionate explorer and teacher of music with a 15+ year relationship with guitar. He has released a classical guitar album and his other musical works have been used by companies around the globe. He holds a bachelor's in audio engineering. Mychaelangelo has also played drums, bass, ukulele, keyboard, tin whistle, guqin, and other instruments in various projects. Outside of of music, Mychaelangelo is a world traveler, somewhat of a techie, and a general nerd with a warm sense of humor.
Mychaelangelo's mission at Grace School of Arts is to ensure a successful, fun, and tailored approach to each student's musical journey.