Chrys Ryan Johnsonhas been working in the music business for over 10 years! As a singer his voice has been featured in 2 of the “High School Musical” movies, the 2007 “Hairspray” soundtrack, and various episodes of “Glee”. He has also performed background vocals for artists such as Carole King, Pink, Alicia Keys, Childish Gambino, Sam Smith and many others. Playing piano for over 10 years as well, he plays most songs by ear and has tons of experience in playing keyboards with different artists and bands. Chrys enjoys studying music theory, and is so excited to be sharing his knowledge with the students of the Do Re Mi family!
Trevi Fligg-Saunders holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from The University of Kansas. She is a current member of N.A.T.S (National Association of Teachers of Singing) and has over 20 years of musical experience as a performing and recording musician. Over the past several years, Trevi has toured, written and recorded music with several L.A. based bands and choirs. Trevi has taught group classes and private lessons with Do Re Mi for the past 7 years, and currently teaches piano, voice, guitar and ukulele private lessons.
DeOnzell Greenis new this school year to Do Re Mi. She has her Bachelor’s degree in music from Stetson University. Miss Green has taught piano, voice and group music classes for several years and is happy to bring those skills to the Do Re Mi family. DeOnzell has performed on several stages but has a heart for teaching.
“Music is life and planting skills in young minds brings us all closer together.”
Sahara Jade Thompson is a musician born and raised in LA, who grew up in a musical family. Singing from age 6, and playing piano from age 13, she started working professionally as a live and studio musician at age 14, and hasn't stopped since! Inspired by the incredible teachers and mentors she's had throughout her life, Sahara loves teaching kids of all ages and seeing the spark that music brings to their hearts!
Elise Carver received her Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance from Boston University. However she grew up playing violin, drums, and piano throughout her childhood. Although her degree focused on classical voice, Elise couldn't resist the singer/songwriter experience when she graduated, which resulted in the release of her self-titled EP in 2009. In prior years, Elise had dabbled in many different genres, which resulted in some awesome musical experiences. Some favorites include singing with the Boston Pops for their iconic Christmas holiday performances, playing fiddle at the Hidden Valley Inn (Tucson, Az.) for tourists wanting a taste of the "Wild West,” and playing the drums for melodrama shows with the band at the Gaslight Theatre, alongside her mother and brother, who are also professional musicians. After a brief stint working at a bustling finance firm, Elise recognized that nothing makes her happier than playing and teaching music and she is DELIGHTED to be joining the Do Re Mi team once again!