Meet our teachers

Our teachers work with all ages and teach a diverse range of instruments. All of them have experience in songwriting, music production, & recording their own songs to share with the world. Every Moon Magnet teacher has undergone a thorough background check, ensuring a safe and secure learning environment for all our students.

Whether seeking instruction for your child or finally getting around to your own musical aspirations, let us match one of our seasoned and award winning teachers with your specific needs. Learn more and schedule your free introductory class today!


Sofia Young

Piano, Voice, Ukulele, Songwriting, Music Production, Cello

Sofia Young is a musician from Atlanta, Georgia who found her way to Denver in August of 2022. Sofia grew up playing the piano, singing, and songwriting. She decided she wanted to make music her career in Middle School and has been pursuing it ever since. Throughout school, she pursued as many music programs and classes as possible, making her well-versed in music theory. Sofia has taken professional vocal lessons for over seven years and being a great technical vocalist is one of her main goals. She plans to spread her knowledge and experience to help others find, protect, and use their musical voices to their greatest potential.


Eddie Schmid

Piano, Guitar, Music Production, Bass

Playing music and singing is a natural joy that everyone deserves in life. I believe sincerely and deeply that everyone is creative and consider it my life’s project to help spark that feeling in others.


Frankie Ingalls

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Bass

Frankie is a classically trained opera singer who is well-versed in various genres, including rock and pop. She has been singing her entire life and is passionate about songwriting and music composition, which has also made her proficient in music theory. She has studied various musical disciplines and is knowledgeable in playing the guitar, bass, ukulele, and piano. Her educational journey brought her to Denver, where she is currently attending the University of Colorado Denver, continuing her music education, and eager to share her passion and knowledge.


Joia Hansen

Piano, Music Production, DJing

Joia Hansen, colloquially known as Spru Digz, is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, DJ, vocalist, and audio engineer. Playing piano from age 9 and collecting music since 13, Joia's musical journey has seen many twists and turns over the years. Starting with Fruity Loops in 2011 and working his way through Logic Pro, Serato Studio and now Ableton Live, he has finished and released hundreds of beats and dozens of songs. With a formal education in digital production, mixing, and a background in jazz theory, Joia's eye is currently set on developing a style of music that seamlessly integrates gritty funk 'n soul with alternative rhythms and neo-electronic soundscapes. His top priority as a teacher is to help his students find their authentic sound, and to spark a flame of passion that will stay lit for years to come!


Sarah Breton

Piano, Voice, Music Production, Bass, Songwriting, Cello

Sarah is a multi-instrumentalist from sunny San Diego. She began playing the piano over a decade ago, and teaches piano, vocals, cello, and electric bass. She fell in love with music at a very young age, and has a life goal of pursuing music performance, education, and recording arts! Her current favorite genres of music are rock, metal, classical, indie, and alternative. 


Connor Terrones

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Music Production, Ukulele, Bass, Drums, Songwriting

Connor Terrones is a Denver-based music teacher, singer, performer, songwriter and producer. He grew up in Colorado Springs and fell in love with the guitar as a teenager when he discovered rock music. Terrones went to the University of Northern Colorado to obtain a Bachelor’s in Music Performance in Jazz Studies. Since graduating from UNC in 2016, he has taught many students of various ages and experience levels and performed extensively inside and outside of Colorado. His favorite part of teaching is when he gets to show a student an incredible recording they've never heard before for the first time.


Rowan Blackwood

Piano, Guitar, Music Production, Ukulele, Songwriting

Rowan Blackwood (he/they) is a songwriter/composer and music teacher who writes indie pop as a solo artist and orchestral works for theater and film. They graduated high school at 15, completed a bachelor’s in Songwriting from Los Angeles College of Music and a master’s degree at BerkleeNYC in Writing & Design for Musical Theater by 21. He's performed at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Radio City Music Hall, and several Hollywood locations such as the Zephyr Theatre. He’s also been a part of the LA debut of Trans Voices Cabaret and self-produced shows for their very own nonprofit in the making, Respect All Love. When it comes to teaching, Rowan enjoys using their variety of experience to find the best individual approach for each student, and make music fun.


Garren Hughes

Piano, Guitar, Music Production, Ukulele, Bass, Drums, Songwriting

Garren is a versatile musician, adept at playing multiple instruments and passionate about sharing his knowledge as a teacher, DJ, and artist. Holding a bachelor's degree in music from Greenville College, Garren's musical journey began as a bass player at the age of 14. Recognizing the importance of catering to his students' preferences, he dedicated himself to mastering various instruments, including guitar, bass, piano, ukulele, and percussion.

In addition to his role as a music educator, Garren has been the lead singer and guitarist of the cover band "Glen," showcasing his dynamic skills in live performances. Not limited to covers, he further demonstrates his creativity as the bassist in a jazz fusion ensemble, contributing to the vibrant fusion of musical genres. Garren's artistic expression extends to teaching, songwriting and solo performances, where he helps students write their own original compositions, showcasing their unique musical voice and creativity.

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Joey Ennulat

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Music Production, Ukulele, Bass, Drums

Joey Ennulat is a Denver-based multi-instrumentalist, instructor, music producer, and songwriter. With a BS in Music Performance from CU Denver, and 10 years of teaching experience, Joey has taught a wide variety of instruments as well as students from the ages of 4 to 80. His specialties include Guitar, Piano, Voice, Music Production, Songwriting, & Bass. Joey grew up in Valparaiso Indiana and moved to Denver in 2012 to pursue Jazz Guitar at CU Denver.  His love for music and songwriting spills into every lesson he teaches, using original methods to bring the student from beginner to confident player and musician.


Alec Doniger

Piano, Guitar, Music Production, Ukulele, Bass, Drums, Songwriting

Alec Doniger is a Denver-based musician and producer. He has played the drums for sixteen years and is actively playing in five bands in the Denver music scene (Horse B, Tomato Soup, Pink Fuzz, Augustus, and Little T). He has a bachelor’s degree from CU Denver in music performance. Having taught elementary, middle and high school students for three years, teaching has become a sincere passion and privilege for Alec. It is such a joy to teach and share music! He aims to foster a learning environment where students feel empowered to be themselves. Ultimately, Alec strives to create a fun and collaborative experience for music students of all ages.


Stella Gordon

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Music Production, Ukulele, Bass, Songwriting, Acting, Mandolin

Stella grew up in Evergreen, Colorado where she began piano, voice, and guitar lessons at a young age. She left Colorado for Los Angeles, where she received a BA in Music from Whittier College. While in LA, Stella performed with the Angel City Chorale, sang a duet with Broadway star, Susan Egan, and even performed with a Brazilian Drum Team at the Rose Bowl with Danilo Lozano. Now back in her home state, Stella loves to share all that she has leaned with her music students. She teaches voice, piano, guitar and ukulele and loves to teach singers how to play instruments to accompany their singing! For those interested, Stella can also help with audition prep for voice and stage, songwriting, and recording. 


Andre DuBose

Piano, Voice, Music Production, Bass, Drums, Songwriting

Andre DuBose is a multi-instrumentalist from Lancaster, Pennsylvania with an emphasis in drums & percussion. He began his musical journey at the age of 10 playing in concert and marching band for his school. After studying Music Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, he performed in numerous bands of various genres around the country. He enjoys creating and producing music in Ableton and Logic. Now based in Denver, he continues to perform and share his love of music with others.


Alex Golombek

Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Songwriting, Mandolin

Alex Golombek originally hails from Bellingham, Washington and has found a new home in Denver. His upbringing was immersed in the musical community from a young age. From being in a rock band called "Idell Drive," making a name in the bar circuit, to jazz bands, and solo classical wedding gigs, Alex explores a wide variety of genres and techniques. He graduated from Western Washington University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, a minor in Jazz, and Arts Enterprise and Cultural Innovation. With impassioned years of teaching under his belt, Alex enjoys mentoring musical students of all levels and affinities to all genres.


Kathryn Fernandez

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Drums, Acting, Musical Theater, Banjo

Kathryn started singing in her elementary school choir when she was 5 years old, where her love for music began. Throughout her childhood, Kathryn studied music through honors women's choir, musical theater, piano lessons, and voice lessons. Kathryn loves many genres of music and believes musicians benefit from diverse musical interests and exposure to different styles. Some of her musical influences include, but aren't limited to, Florence & The Machine, Grouplove, Journey, and Death Cab for Cutie.


Reed Fox

Owner & Music Teacher

DJ, sought-after producer, and wizard behind 'oyster band' déCollage, Reed Cameron Fox is a Denver based imaginator. Reed graduated from University of Colorado Denver in 2013 with a double major in Audio Engineering & Music Business. Reed began teaching guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, and music production lessons 10 years ago and has had a full roster of 35-50 students (1,500 lessons a year). Some of his students are learning to make beats and record their own songs using free and professional programs like Garageband, Ableton, and Logic Pro. Since 2009, Reed has been releasing music from his five* bands consistently, and loves coaching others through the music creation, release, and marketing process. 


Jamie Nagode

Music Teacher

Jamie is a professional vocal coach and music teacher, providing individualized instruction through one-on-one voice and music lessons. She has a background in music performance, education, film, songwriting, and engineering. As a musician and former student of the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, Connecticut, Jamie can offer a wide range of instruction, from preparing for auditions to performing on stage, to singing karaoke and recording original songs. She provides coaching for all ages and experience levels.   

What our students say

My kids have learned to play some of their favorite songs which keeps them interested and excited about piano. When I hear my kids playing the piano, I am struck by the fact that, thanks to Moon Magnet,  they are really good piano players! We have referred them to several friends and they have all been extremely happy and impressed.

Francesca M.


What is Moon Magnet?

Moon Magnet is a music school, recording/mastering studio, & DJ entertainment company in Denver, CO founded in 2013. With Moon Magnet you can learn how to produce music with one of our many engineers, release your music in 90 days, or learn to play an instrument and perform at concerts. Our education is accessible online and in person at your house (our teachers drive to you).

Since receiving the Meow Wolf Grant two consecutive years, we've undertaken a number of exciting new projects, including the release of our first cassette compilation tape (Moon Magnet Volume IV). Some of our members are product innovators and have collaborated with Meow Wolf to bring Moon Water to Meow Wolf’s Convergence Station (Denver) and Omega Mart (Las Vegas). Moon Magnet band, déCollage, was invited to create a 10min soundtrack for a room called Ruptured Time at Meow Wolf Denver. 

Moon Magnet is a place where artists can be themselves and express freely. We strive to inspire musicians to try new things and we promote a “you can do anything with practice; barriers are mostly mental” DIY ethos. ∞Gravitate to your sound∞ 

Moon Magnet is an artist collective with a lot of branches; it’s an umbrella with a multiverse of people under it. We’ve created surrealistic music videos & films that have premiered on the big screen, as well as launching a Moon Magnet showcase at Alamo Drafthouse, which debuted with songwriter Esmé Patterson. With our desire for providing imaginative experiences and our love for bringing people together, we’ve had the honor of hosting unusual Moon Magnet showcases at UMS every year since 2013.

Moon Magnet's also been lucky enough to travel across the country and build unique art installations at music festivals like FORM Arcosanti, The UMS, Desert Daze {collaborating with Adult Swim} & art spaces like Museum of Contemporary Art & The Understudy at Denver Center of Performing Arts.

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