San Diego native Heidi Fleischbein is a passionate music educator with a specialty in piano and strings. Ms. Heidi has been involved in music her entire life, starting lessons at the age of 3. Over the years, she learned to play 5 instruments: piano, harp, violin, viola, and cello, eventually receiving her degree in Music Education. Her dream is to share her love and knowledge of music with students.
Brian Fleck has been part of the Giacoletti Team since 2010. He teaches Guitar, Ukulele, and Banjo. He studied Classical Guitar under Fred Benedetti at San Diego State University and graduated with a B.A. in performing Arts in 2007. He understands that string instruments take time to learn and provides the right repertoire to build strength and engage his students to play what they really enjoy about music. Now in Tennessee, he teaches virtually, and brings his expertise to every lesson!
Steven Blake is a multi instrumentalist, singer songwriter, and performer, who’s played clubs in the SoCal area since age 15. Officially teaching for about 10 years- at various schools, Rock and Roll San Diego, Star Education, and countless private students. Rock, blues, jazz, classical, pop, punk, funk, electronic music, you name it he can play it and teach it. Guitar, bass, piano, drums, vocals, just to name a few! He takes pride in his work and loves seeing his students reach their goals!
After years of teaching in a private studio, Melinda is back at Giacoletti Music, this time as a piano instructor, as well as the school director and owner. Melinda brings many years of teaching experience to the team at Giacoletti. She is the Chairperson for The American College of Musicians for Oceanside. She returned to Giacoletti Music as an educator determined to pass on valuable knowledge and skills to our students and have fun doing it!
Marie has been with Giacoletti Music for over 20 years. She is a seasoned instructor who loves to customize her student's lessons to fit their personalities. She has a loyal following, and she looks forward to teaching her students each week. Marie is a member of the American College of Musicians and she offers her students the opportunity to perform in the annual National Piano Guild Auditions each year. Giacoletti is grateful to have such a dedicated teacher as a part of the team.
Ms. Steinman started taking music lessons at the age of five at Giacoletti Music! Years later, she received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Boston Conservatory and her Masters of Music in Voice and Opera Performance from Northwestern University. During her degree programs, she taught elementary school through college age students in musical theatre, pop and opera singing. She wants to share this joy and hopes you will join her on this journey to find the beauty of music.