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Anne-Marie Mendonca

Anne-Marie is a vocalist, cellist, and pianist, living in Philadelphia, Pa. She is a graduate of The University of the Arts, with a Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance. She brings with her an extensive knowledge in Opera, Jazz, and Musical Teater, as well as a thorough knowledge of Popular music, R&B, and more. She currently teaches at the School Of Rock in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Anne-Marie has also had training in Italian, German, French, Latin, Portuguese, and Russian; scat and improvisation; vocal health and anatomy; composition; and movement and dance.

Anne-Marie studied under renowned vocal and piano coaches including Paul Adkins, Jefrey Kern, Justin Binek, Reginald Pindel, Annie Sciolla, David Bennett Tomas, Annette DiMedio, and chosen to sing for a public master class of Dramatic Soprano, Sharon Sweet.

Anne-Marie was a chosen as a soloist to travel with the UArts Z Band, representing the University, educating young musicians, recording for promotion, and singing at public events everywhere from Chris’s Jazz Café to Te Academy of Music.

Most Importantly, she centers around the value of performing what you love and having fun, all while maintaining good vocal health.

Visit her website at AnneMareMusic.com, and call to set up a lesson at cherryhill.schoolofrock.com.




Alex Ayala

Alex Ayala is a pianist and keyboardist based in Philadelphia. He attended the University of the Arts, where he studied under piano teachers Don Glanden, Tom Lawton, and Trudy Pitts. Alex has also received instruction and guidance from some of Philadelphia's finest musicians. 

Alex is highly in demand as a freelance musician.  He performs with a wide range of bands and ensembles in a variety of different styles. Highlights of his career include recording sessions in LA, Staten Island, and WXPN... touring all over the east coast with bands such as The Royal Noise, Swift Technique, and Dirk Quinn Band...and opening the 'WMMR'BQ' at Susquehanna Bank Center with his main band: Cold Roses.

In addition to being an active performer, Alex is an experienced composer, arranger, and educator.

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