Little Chopin's Music Lessons Instructors

LCML INSTRUCTORS

Seda Lokiani

Voice/Piano Instructor

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Seda Lokiani is an Armenian Opera Singer. She completed her Master’s Degree in Voice from the Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan under the supervision of Karine Mkrtchyan. Seda

was a member of the famous “KOHAR” Symphonic Orchestra from 2007 to 2009, and also worked at the “KASA” Swiss humanitarian foundation from 2006 to 2009 as a vocal teacher and a kapellmeister (conductor). Seda has participated in a number of international vocal competitions such as “Veratsnund” (Renaissance) in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 in Yerevan, as well as “New Opera World” in 2015, held in Moscow.

Seda and her family moved to the US in 2017. She currently teaches at the New Orleans Russian Community Center as a voice, choir, and piano instructor.

Alana Rolfe

Voice/Piano/Strings Instructor

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Alana Rolfe is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer and instructor. She has performed in folk, rock, indie and bluegrass bands for over 20 years nationally (notably in VIVIAN, Stella Luce and Fierce Bad Rabbit). Opening for such top acts like: Ben Harper, Alison Kraus, The Wailers, Brett Dennen, Alturo Sandival, DeVotchKa, LIVE, The Goo Goo Dolls, The Gin Blossoms and Slim Cessna's Auto Club.

Originally, a classically taught violin and violist, Alana has 5 years symphony experience which led her to her second performance at world famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre (the first with her band, Stella Luce for Film on the Rocks), performing in the orchestra for NOFX's taping "The Decline, live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre". 

Alana also has 8 years experience in the music industry working as assistant general manager of The Mishawka Amphitheatre, a 1000 person capacity world class music venue located in the beautiful Poudre Canyon in Bellvue, Colorado.

Timo Massa

Guitar/Piano Instructor

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Timo Massa is a nationally touring musician, composer, and producer from Colorado. Prior to forming the musical duo known as VIVIAN, Timo was active in some well known Colorado bands such as Stella Luce, Sour Boy Bitter Girl, and Arliss Nancy. He relocated to Louisiana in late 2020 and is excited to explore the rich music culture. Timo is proficient in guitar, bass, piano, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and home recording.