At California College of Music, we take great pride in the accomplishments of our alumni. Below are some of our alumni success stories; click the names to learn more and find social media profiles and contact info for each musician. If you wish to hire musicians for your event through CCM, please contact us directly at [email protected].

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Luis Garcia

Associate in Music Performance
Voice / Solo Artist

Luis’s first national TV appearance took place in 2013 when he was a contestant on the “El Factor X” (The X Factor) and was followed by an appearance on “La Voz Kids (The Voice) the following year in 2014. He just released his first single called, “Si tu fueras mi novia” on all digital platforms.

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Jayme Claire

Associate in Music Performance
Voice / Solo Artist

Jayme Claire has gained a strong reputation for belting gritty blues, crooning jazz, and writing soulful original pop songs. She has been a featured artist on Davi Davenport’s LIVE TV and headlined Tacoma, Washington’s historic Jazz Bones venue on many occasions, including a stunning 2-1/2 hour concert for their Memorial Weekend festivities.

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Bruno Cunha

Certificate in Music Performance
Guitar

A talented multi-instrumentalist, producer, and composer, Bruno shines brightest on the electric guitar, the primary instrument. Bruno's worked with many artists in the US and Brazil like Gabriel Chadan, Ana Terra Blanco, Fulanos e Ciclanos, MV Bill, Mahmundi, MMAK, and Bea Dummer. Bruno's also done some solo work, recorded for other artists, performed live, produced for a Netflix show, and currently is working to release his own album.

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Konstantin Silich

Associate in Music Performance
Guitar

Konstantin graduated with his Associate Degree in Guitar Performance from California College of Music in 2014. Shortly thereafter, Konstantin served as an instructor at CCM in music technology and audio engineering. He currently performs across Los Angeles area with his group, Gravizappa, whose full-length debut album “Phantom Tones” is currently available on iTunes.

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Ma Nala

Associate in Music Performance
Voice / Solo Artist

Exposed to many different types of music, Ma Nala gravitated towards R&B and soul, which she studied extensively during her time at CCM, graduating with her Associate Degree in Voice Performance in 2014. Since returning to South Africa she release her single “Tryna Find Love” on Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon, receiving strong reviews.

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Martha Ayvazyan

Associate in Music Performance
Voice / Solo Artist

Originally hailing from Yerevan, Armenia, Martha received her Associate Degree in Voice Performance from California College of Music in 2015. Martha's youtube cover of of Rihanna’s “Man Down” has racked up more than 60,000 views! 

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Soichiro Tanabe

Certificate in Music Performance
Drums

Soichiro Tanabe was lauded by drum department chair Craig Pilo as one of the best drum students ever to walk the halls of California College of Music. After completing his Certificate Program in Drum Performance in 2015, Soichiro pursued his optional practical training, which enabled him to gain work experience throughout the Los Angeles area.

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Gabriel Felix

Certificate in Music Performance
Guitar

Creator of the music school ''Meio Musical'' Located in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Meio Musical offers several online courses and training, which has helped more than 28,178 people to learn music.

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Marco Bohler

Associate in Music Performance
Bass

“After graduation, I immediately got a pro gig playing bass for a funk rock band called Atomic Walrus,” says CCM associate degree holder, Marco Bohler. “The enthusiastic CCM alumnus believes he would not have been able to achieve his dreams if it were not for CCM, based in the world’s entertainment capital, just minutes from the Hollywood music scene. 

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Andy The Crocodile

Certificate in Songwriting & Music Production
Solo Artist

Andy completed his Certificate in Songwriting & Music Production in 2018. Andy is a cold-blooded composer, producer, and performer, ready to bring his unique blend of indie, rock, jazz, and folk music to the world.

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Riki Putra

Certificate in Songwriting & Music Production
Solo Artist

After completing his Certificate Program in Voice Performance at CCM, Riki returned to his home country of Indonesia, where he quickly found success combining American pop-rock with traditional Indonesian gamelan music. In April 2017, Riki performed with the Yogyakarta Symphony Orchestra in the “Gamelan Rules: Rock Gamelan Orchestra” concert of his own design, conducted by respected Indonesian maestro Guntur Nur Puspito.

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Dhanraj Karal

Certificate in Music Performance
Voice

Dhanraj says: “Born and raised in Jodhpur, India, I came across to the music of Michael Jackson at the age of 12, at which point I knew I would go into music. "I give all of myself to this music, which gives me a sense of purpose in everyday life. Strange as it may seem, you get the most by totally giving yourself away through something you love.”