trumpet / voice / piano instructor
With a multifaceted knowledge in music and over twenty years of experience, Atena is proud to be a part of Rhythm Studio. She strives to help each student achieve their goals through individualized guidance and training, in theory, technique, musicianship, and performance.
As a performer, Atena has played and sung in a wide variety of genres such as jazz, classical, brass ensemble, choirs, wind ensembles, brass quintets, musical pits as well as solo performances in trumpet and vocal. Some of the most memorable groups she has performed with include principal chair of the Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra, Saint Louis Philharmonic, Cincinnati Conservatory Wind Ensemble, SIUE Jazz band, Lindenwood Brass Quintet, and the musical Chicago.
She graduated from Lindenwood University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Trumpet Performance and received training in education, theory, as well as trumpet and vocal technique. Atena is currently finishing her Master's degree in Trumpet Performance from SIUE. When teaching lessons, Atena combines her positive enthusiastic approach to teaching as well as her knowledge in trumpet, piano, voice, theory, and performance in order to help the student better understand, grow as a musician, and achieve their goals.