Coaches' Corner

We have a fantastic team of Coaches who all have music education backgrounds, performance experience and are accomplished music teachers.  All of our Coaches at the John Henny Music Academy are employees of the studio (not independent contractors), who work together to make the student experience positive and rewarding.  Scroll down to learn more about our JHMA Coaching Staff.

Meet Our Coaches

JHMA COACH Nahum Chinchilla

Coach Nahum Chinchilla! Nahum teaches Piano, Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Ukulele, Guitar, Drums, and Voice in English and Spanish, at the John Henny Music Academy.  He also specializes in Music Composition and helps several of our aspiring student songwriters.

Nahum is excited to share his passion and ignite your own for music and music education. He was actually discouraged from pursuing music when he was younger, but pressed forward anyway and never looked back. Despite the disadvantages he felt he had, he auditioned for the music program at Cal State Northridge and was accepted on the spot. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Trumpet Performance and Music Composition.

JHMA COACH Gabriel Fernandez

Gabriel Fernandez is a great artist, and has a passion for graphic design. He also enjoys photography, editing, and sound engineering and producing. Not only that, he plays guitar and sings in a band, Levitation Room, which has toured the United States and Europe several times in the past few years.  He teaches Guitar, Bass Guitar,  Ukulele and beginner piano at the John Henny Music Academy.