All Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management Teachers

Antonio Truyols,

As an internationally performing pianist and composer, Antonio Truyols has enraptured audiences across four continents from an incredibly young age. His performance credits include multiple appearances at the French Embassy in Washington D.C., and feature performances in Switzerland, Italy, Spain, France, and across the United States in the jazz and classical genres. His work, whether it be in jazz, popular music, film music, or concert composition, reflects the unique blend of his Spanish, Peruvian, and Puerto Rican heritage.

Thomas Giles,

Dr. Thomas Giles is a woodwind specialist and the first saxophone instructor for the Harmony Program. As a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player, Giles has been featured by DownBeat Magazine, NPR’s nationally broadcasted Performance Today, and in concert venues such as Carnegie Hall, Nußloch Kulturzentrum (Germany), Bartholomeus Gashuis (Netherlands), St. Andrews University (Scotland), Cité de la Musique (France), and Ogólnoksztalcąca Muzyczna (Poland). Since joining the critically-acclaimed Mana Quartet in 2012, he has traveled the United States and Europe on extensive concert tours and taught workshops at dozens of universities and high schools. Based in Brooklyn, NY, he enjoys teaching a wide variety of levels and instruments in his private studio and beyond.

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