Deana Schultheiss

Deanna Schultheiss, known for greatly inspiring her students, has been a private flute teacher for the past 20 years. Her students continue to win top positions in honorary ensembles such as All State, All Southern, and the John Philip Sousa Honor Band.  Having taught in both Riverside and Orange Counties in Southern California, she has been on the faculties of The Irvine Conservatory of Music, Eleanor Roosevelt High School (Eastvale, CA)  and the 2013 and 2018 Rose Parade participant Band’s of Santiago Sharks (Santiago High School, Corona, CA). She received a Bachelor of Music in flute performance from The University of California Irvine School of Music.

Eric Schultheiss

Eric Schultheiss is a graduate of the The University of California Irvine School of Music, where he studied as a classically trained percussionist. As an undergraduate member of the Gassman Electronic Music Studio steering committee, Schultheiss collaborated with Drama and Dance departments to further the School of Fine Arts mastery of software for sound synthesis, sequencing, digital audio, and sound processing. Eric’s passion for ethic percussion permeates his electro-acoustic compositions for film and dance. As the CCofMusic’s Head of Electronic Music, Eric mentors students in music theory, digital signal processing, psychoacoustics, and music publishing via social media.

Works by Eric Schultheiss on the CCofMusic YouTube Channel

Ian Schultheiss, M.A. – Performance Psychology Consultant

Ian Schultheiss has a masters in Performance Psychology from Argosy University, Orange County Ca. He specializes in assisting performer with Performance anxiety reduction, coping skills, and proper goal setting techniques. His methods provide performers with instantaneous results and gives them the ability to perform at their best.

Chris Meola

As a trained musician with a wealth of professional playing experience, Chris Meola offers a unique perspective both as an accomplished guitarist and a passionate educator.

Not only is Chris an active guitarist playing and recording professionally in Los Angeles, California, but he also holds a deep personal commitment and passion for teaching and training other guitarists to excel in their talents. As a published songwriter he is a sought-after speaker and teacher workshops in venues across Southern California.

Chris lives in Los Angeles, California. From there, Chris travels nationwide conducting workshops in addition to his speaking and playing schedule.