Fred Wilchek has been performing and teaching in the Washington DC area for over thirty five years. He moved to the area in 1969 to study classical guitar with John Marlow at The American University (AU). After graduating from AU, he became an instructor of guitar at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Fred continued his guitar studies at the Peabody Conservatory where he received his Master's Degree. He currently teaches at the Washington Conservatory of Music in Bethesda and in his home studio in Silver Spring. Fred performs in a variety of guitar styles including classical, jazz, funk, country and rock.
A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Chris Desrocher has performed with symphony orchestras around the country including the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Pueblo Symphony. Former member of Washington Redskins Band, he has been a past member of groups such as the Agitators, Popgun7, Time Machine and The Liberation.
Flutist and teacher Virginia Nanzetta received her Master of Music in flute from the University of Illinois and currently teaches at the Washington Conservatory of Music. She played with the award-winning Kapelle Woodwind Trio as well as the Granby Ensemble and Designer Sounds Trio. She was featured on two first round, Grammy Award nominated CDs made with American Camerata for New Music.
While he learned the basics of reading music by playing tuba in middle school, multi-instrumentalist Nate Aguilar gravitated towards drums and went on to earn his degree in Percussion Performance from Stetson University. Groups and artists he has worked with include Los Caribbeat, Blessings Flow, Roberto Aguilar, Dish, AuBoy Duo, Lauris Vidal, Yamomenem, Cheick Hamala Diabate, Jay Bellerose, Jennifer Condos, Buckets and Strings, and many more.