Q: How do you like to social network, facebook or twitter?
A: I am always on them and try to answer whoever talks to me, but twitter is easier
Q: As a young musician is it hard balance your music with other obligations, friends, family, exercise?
A: Yes, I am always practicing but I still have to hang with my friends and family
Q: What do you like to do for fun?
A: Hang out, play sports, and gaming
Q: Who is your favorite actor?
A: John Stamos
Q: Have you ever been in love?
A: Not really
Q: Does your family support and help with your music?
A: More than anything else in their lives
Q: Would you say music is your passion?
A: Most defiantly
Q: Do you have any pets?
A: Yes, a Chihuahua named Peanut
Q: When and why did you start playing?
A: At age 4 my brother started to do musical stuff to help with his shyness and I saw him doing it and I wanted to do it too
Q: Which instruments do you play?
A: Guitar and some piano
Q: What was the first tune(s) you learned?
A: TNT by AC/DC on guitar and Ode To Joy by Beethoven on piano, Crazy train on Vocals
Q: Is your family musical?
A: My brother and I are but my mom and dad are not
Q: Describe your family member’s musical interests and abilities.
A: My brother is a good all around musician and can pick up any instrument and start to play it
Q: Which famous musicians have you learned from?
A: I practice my falsetto from Adam Levine songs
Q: Who was your first teacher? Other teachers?
A: Yosmar Vincent, Michelle Offerman, Jeff Raffie, Todd Munoz
Q: Describe your first instrument. Other instruments.
A: A little cheap guitar with a fire strap it was red with a white pick guard in the shape of a fender Stratocaster.
Q: What are your fondest musical memories? In your house? In your neighborhood or town?
A: At one of my recitals making a women hysterically cry in the middle of me singing
Q: Were you influenced by old records & tapes? Which ones?
A: I really like old Sublime tapes, Sublime is my favorite older band
Q: Who are your favorite musicians? Groups? CD’s?
A: Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, and Sublime
Q: Have you been in competitions? Fleadh’s? Any prizes?
A: Yes, one in a more theater contest where I received a high gold medal, and one competition at a fair where I won 1st
Q: Do you perform in public? Describe those occasions? Concerts, radio, TV?
A: I perform everywhere, down the beach locally, id say I have about 200 or more live performances.
Q: How do you handle mistakes during a performance?
A: I keep going act like they didn’t happen
Q: Do you get nervous before a performance or a competition?
A: Not much anymore but sometimes yes
Q: What advice would you give to beginners who are nervous?
A: Don’t let it get to you, because nerves can make you do worse.
Q: How often and for how long do you practice?
A: I have lessons every day of the week and am practicing all the time
Q: What do you practice – exercises, new tunes, hard tunes, etc.
A: I listen to them non stop and sing along with them until they feel natural