flute teachers

 
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isabelle wolansky - flute

Isabelle is a graduate of Oakland School for the Arts (OSA), an Arts Charter School located in the historic Fox Theater building. A winner of OSA’s concerto competition and The Neel Foon Scholarship, Isabelle has thoroughly enjoyed her experiences as a flute performer and hopes to help others find this joy. Isabelle has experience performing in a variety of contexts including orchestral and chamber groups, as well as solo performances. She has performed at the Fox Theater for The Mayor Of Oakland’s “Promise” event, at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, in a 185 student orchestra at Zellerbach Hall celebrating the music of Duke Ellington, and at the annual Sacramento Host Breakfast for former Governor of California, Jerry Brown. Pedagogically, Isabelle is interested in starting with simple songs to spark passion,establishing a solid base from which to build. She has mentored younger flute players at OSA and has taught music production and broadcasting at YR Media (formerly Youth Radio). Isabelle is looking forward to getting to know and sharing her love for music with students.

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mae-elisa jean salvador - flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, french horn, classical piano, classical voice

Mae-Elisa Jean Salvador graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A degree in music. Her main focus was specifically music education. She was involved with her high school marching band and drum line for all four years of her high school career. After graduating from high school, she performed with the Santa Clara Vanguard Winter Percussion playing the marimba. In college, she began to study piano under Dr. Teri Yumae from Solano Community College then later, Dr. Roger Woodward at San Francisco State University. While attending SFSU, she participated in the University Chorus Ensemble and Chamber Singers Ensemble as a Soprano, while also participating in the Wind Ensemble playing concert percussion and clarinet.

Mae-Elisa has been working with children since she was a junior in high school, first starting off as a volunteer teaching music at Oakbrook Elementary School. She continued working as a front ensemble instructor with Crystal Middle School, then John Swett High School, and now Rodriguez High School. Mae-Elisa wishes to be as inspiring as her past music mentors and continue sharing her passion for music with students. She aspires every day to learn more so that she can teach more through her musical journey.

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scott martin - flute, saxophone, horns, clarinet, oboe

Scott has performed all over the world with many artists but is best known for his successful tenure with the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band for over fourteen years, winning a Grammy with the band for 'Best Latin Jazz Performance'. Scott played on over ten of the band's CDs, playing all sax parts and contributing compositions and arrangements for over 10 of the band's CDs.  They traveled all over the world and played such prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Greek Theatre, as well as jazz festivals and clubs all over the USA, Asia, South America and Europe.Besides playing Jazz Saxophone and Flute, Scott is a well rounded versatile performerwho has played with many artists and performers such as Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars, Mongo Santamaria, Francisco Aguabella,  Ray Charles, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Maceo Parker, James Moody, Barry Manilow, Dr Dre, Arturo Sandoval, Eddie Harris, Chick Corea, Karrin Allyson, Diane Reeves, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Larry Coryell, Booker T, Joe Sample, Wilton Felder, Wayne Henderson, Joey Defrancesco, Eddie Floyd, Sam Moore, Billy Preston, Eddie Palmieri, Ry Cooder, Andy Montañez, Ben Harper, Michael Buble and many others. Scott Martin is also a member of the Martin Brother Horns with his 2 brothers Stan Martin and Andy Martin  and is also a longstanding member of Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars. Scott's compositions and playing have been featured on Television shows such as  "Sex and the City', "As The World Turns", "The Jimmy Kimmel Show", and many more. He has also been an active studio musician playing on Television, Commercials and Film Productions. He also runs his own music production company 'Scott Martin Music'. Scott Martin Latin Soul Band can be seen performing at concerts and jazz festivals all over with his band.  They have performed tours of Malaysia, Japan, Canada, played at the Hawaii International Jazz Festival,  Borneo International Jazz Festival, Temecula International Jazz Festival, Oxnard Jazz Festival, Brea Jazz Festival and concerts all over California. He has also performed with the King of Thailand at His Majesty's Summer Palace.