Musician/Performing Arts

130 Granville Way
San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone: (415) 573-5511
Mobile: (415) 573-5511

Belle Estrela Music

Shannon Bryant (Parent)

Music Director and Producer, Singer/Songwriter, and Vocal Coach.

Shannon Bryant has fifteen years of experience in music performance and production, education, event planning, and marketing. She is Director and Producer of the musical, "It’s About Love", performed at Larkspur Café Theater and San Francisco State University. "It’s About Love" is a journey of self-discovery and love. She is also the Writer and Producer of two full length albums: "Oceano" 2007 and "Light" 2016. "I believe that music is a beautiful way to bring people together of all faiths and backgrounds, inspiring compassion, empathy and connection".

Community Discount: 10% off for members of the SFWS community.

Black Olive Jazz

1608 Baker St
San Francisco, CA 94115
Mobile: (415) 810-4924
Kay Kostopoulos (Alumni Parent)

Black Olive Jazz is a group from the San Francisco Bay area that features the warm singer Kay Kostopoulos and the veteran Noel Jewkes on tenor, alto, soprano and flute. The group performs a wide range of jazz: swing, standards, blues, latin and originals. They are available for parties, events, and fundraisers, dances, and more. From duo to big band.

Kay and Noel have been featured at venues and jazz festivals all around the San Francisco Bay Area, including the Sonoma, Napa, Healdsburg, Vallejo, Sacramento, Palo Alto, and Fillmore Jazz Festivals. Their album, "Exotica", a Mediterranean Jazz Journey, received rave reviews, and was honored by the Stanford Humanities celebration. Kay is a Stanford lecturer in Business and Theater, professional actress, singer, dancer and director who has performed in plays and musicals in many regional and Bay Area theaters, including the Magic Theatre, Marin Theatre Company, San Francisco and California Shakespeare Festivals, Stanford Summer Theater and A.C.T. (American Conservatory Theatre). Her theatrical background lends an emotional sensitivity to her lush and sensuous three-octave vocal range.

Community Discount: Reasonable offers for school fundraisers.

David Israel Katz

354 Chenery Street
San Francisco, CA 93131
Mobile: (415) 932-9387
David Katz (Alumni Parent)

Music Lessons for students of all ages and Levels. Guitar / Singing / Songwriting / Improvisation

David came to San Francisco from Tel Aviv, where he fronted legendary Israeli post-rock band The Fluorescents, sang with the Israeli Philharmonic, produced music for television, and coached high school students in musical theater. He is founder and artistic director of experimental performance group foreignfire, and music director at Or Shalom Jewish Community. David studied composition and Improvisation at Mills College, and teaches guitar, singing, songwriting, and improvisation at his home studio in Glen Park.

Community Discount: Free first lesson for new students

1725 Sanchez Street
San Francisco, CA 94131
Phone: (415) 341-5299
Mobile: (415) 341-5299

DJ 2shy-shy and The Crooked Jades

Jeff Kazor (Parent)

Jeff offers DJ services for all events. Coaching - old-time and folk guitar, vocals, songwriting, and string band consulting (dynamics and arrangements). Internationally renowned the Crooked Jades are available for private events and traditional music workshops.

Internationally renowned the Crooked Jades - perform old-time string band music for a modern age. The band has traveled countless miles across 4 continents, 10 countries, and many festivals, resulting in 9 critically acclaimed albums, including “World’s On Fire” (chosen by Sean Penn for the soundtrack of Oscar-nominated film “Into The Wild”), “Seven Sisters: A Kentucky Portrait” – the soundtrack to the award-winning PBS documentary of the same name, two albums co-produced by alt-country’s Richard Buckner, and a segment as featured artist on KQED arts program SPARK. Also available for private events and traditional music workshops.

DJ services - For all occasions. Creating cinematic and/or thematic soundscapes customized/tailored for your event. A record collection which is deep, eclectic, beautiful, soulful, heart-racing, moving for the soul & the body, Old School Disc Jockey spinning only vinyl which allows every note to emerge. The most unique, unusual, eclectic, danceable music from my collection curated across genres and from all over the world for 30 years.

Events at the Make-Out Room:
2nd Wed of the month - Burn Down the Disco
1st Friday of the Month - BOOM! Shak-a-lak-a
3rd Wednesday of the month FRiGO-iNTERNATiONAL DiSCOTHEQUE
4th Friday of the month - Soul Powered!

Community Discount: Discounts available to SFWS community.


647A San Jose Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 307-1035
Mobile: (415) 307-1035
Amelia Romano (Alumni)

An eclectic blend of austere serenity and kinetic vibrancy, Amelia Romano takes what is known about conventional harp and surpasses every time. Pulling from first-hand experiences in South Africa and from her roots in a cultural hotbed in San Francisco, Amelia not only plays music from the repertoire but reprises them and creates originals. Latin, gypsy, jazz are all genres that she touches but her music defines its own path. Amelia is also available for private lever harp Instruction. All ages and levels welcome. Her teaching style integrates technique and a range of repertoire to educate and inspire the student.