Highly Qualified and Dedicated Teachers
Our teachers make us standout. It’s their dedication, passion and talent that keeps students invested in the learning process.
Brad Bohn is the founder and director of Temecula Conservatory of Music and has been teaching young musicians for over 33 years. He received scholarships to Idaho State University, Brigham Young University and University of Texas. He has a BA in music education from the University of Texas. Brad is also the director of TCM Orchestras. Under his leadership, the TCM Orchestras won Gold at Carnegie Hall in 2019. Brad is currently working on attaining his masters degree in orchestral conducting from Messiah University.
Angela Bonzi began playing professionally in college for orchestras, weddings, parties and other special events. She has played in several orchestras, including her college orchestra, performing The Fiddler on the Roof as well as with the Westerville Symphony Orchestra under Peter Stafford Wilson . She has been teaching for twelve years and loves seeing students develop a love for music.
Angie is the director of TCM youth choirs, Temecula Voices. Over the last 27 years, she has had opportunities to direct choirs at church, a charter school, and most recently Hemet High School. She studied Musical Dance Theater at Brigham Young University in Utah.
Bernard began playing the cello in the 5th grade in the public schools of San Bernardino, California, and eventually earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Southern California, where he studied cello with Eleonore Schoenfeld. He has taught music in elementary and junior high schools in Los Angeles, Oceanside, and Menifee, California.
Bernard also holds an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, as well as an MDiv. from Bethel Seminary.
Rick Wilson, PhD
Dr. Rick Wilson started working as a professional bassist at the age of fifteen, playing clubs, parties, and weddings in a trio with two college graduates. His own experience in college led him in the direction of symphonic music, opera, and musical theater. Rick holds a Master’s degree in conducting from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Southern California. Rick has taught music history at USC and Truman College in Chicago and music history, music theory and music performance at Pasadena City College. He has also directed the Pasadena Chamber Musician'Society, coached Chamber music at Humbolt State, Opus Chamber Music Camp and the Grand Pacific Chamber Festival and established the first Chamber Music Session at Arrowbear Music Camp. he lives in Temecula with his wife and two sons.
Harry's music journey started when he was 6. He enjoys teaching young musicians and watching them grow. He studied violin and composition at East Los Angelos College, Immaculate Heart College Conservatory and privately with Mary Ann Ringold and master teacher Noumi Fischer. He has over thirty years of professional experience. His violin solos can be heard in recordings of "Bongo Logic" as well as in the motion picture soundtracks of "Envy"", "Rushmore", "Rocky and Bullwinkle", "Welcome to Collinwood" and "You Kill Me". Harry's playing has been featured in many television programs and commercials including "The Mind of a Married Man", "Resurrection Blvd.", MTV's "The Osborne's" and AMC's "Mad Men".
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