Guest Artists

Master Ballet Instructor Jeff Amsden

Master Ballet Instructor Darrell Cleveland

So You Think You Can Dance alum Melody Lacayanga Fusion Jazz Instructor

Metdance Houston professional dance company

Master Ballroom Dance Class with Lisa Holt

Silks Instruction with Gypsy Ingram

Texas Atomic Iron Commission leading the first high school Iron Pour

Photorealist Artist Jason Kinney

Commissioned artwork for the Latino Center for Leadership Development

Commissioned artwork for Texas Teachers in Austin

Master Class at UT Arlington’s Glass Workshop

Master Class at Abilene Christian University’s Design Workshop

Master Class at Texas Tech University

McNally-Smith College Jazz Combo

Master Guitar Instructor Professor Dan Kyzer of Mountain View College

Master Mariachi Artist Joe Baca, who plays for Walt Disney World’s Mariachi Cobre

Master Mariachi Violinist Marcos Garcia of the world-renown Mariachi Los Arrieros del Valle

Master Mariachi Artist Amelia Garcia of Mariachi Mujer 2000 from El Paso

Master Mariachi Artist Marcos Zarate of Mariachi Los Arrieros del Valle

Master Mariachi Artist Michael Sital of Mariachi Los Arrieros del Valle

Master Mariachi Artist Alex Trevino of Mariachi Los Arrieros del Valle

Mariachi High School Director Robert Lopez of Rio Grand High School in Las Vegas

Master Theatre Artist Stan Zimmerman, Executive Producer & Writer

Master Theatre Artist Brian Galvean & Grafted Studios Film Workship

Master Theatre Artist Marjorie Bell, Costumer

Master Orchestra Guest Artist Dr. Clifton Evans, UTA Director of Orchestras

Master Orchestra Guest Artist Professor of Cello, Daniel Saenz of Sam Houston State University

Master Choir Artist Jin Ling Tam, Professor of Vocal Studies at UT Arlington

Master Choir Artist Dr. John Wayman, Assistant Professor at Choral Music Education

Artistic Director Cynthia Nott, Prelude and Concert 1 of Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas

Director of the Milwaukee Children’s Chorus & VP of Choral Publications for Hal Leonard Corporations, Mrs. Emily Crocker

Master Choir Artist Dr. Joshua Habermann, Director of Dallas Symphony Chorus

Master Choir Artist Mr. Dwight Jilek, Assistant Director of Dallas Symphony Chorus

World-renown talent scout and lecturer Mr. Peter Sklar


Thank you to all of the guest artists who have visited GPFAA!