Regional Program Director, LA County
Tony taught music in Los Angeles for 8 years before joining the Little Kids Rock team. He is now the Los Angeles County Regional Program Director where he is supporting teachers in developing their programs across the southern California area. Tony has been working with Little Kids Rock since 2007 and is a firm believer in recreational music making and music therapy.
Tony received his bachelor’s degree from UCLA in Ethnomusicology with a minor in Chicana/o Studies. He received his master’s degree in Afro-Latin Music from California State University Los Angeles in 2012. He has been playing guitar for over 20 years and currently tours nationally as a singer-songwriter with his group, Cuicani. He is an avid supporter of music from around the world and has a deep passion for Afro-Caribbean music.