For more information or to schedule a private lesson, please feel free to contact our wonderful JCompany private instructors:
Claudia Gomez Vorce (tap dance)
Coming from a lineage of professional dancers, beginning with Mexican ballet folkloriko, Claudia Gomez Vorce also embraced other disciplines including Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Modern, and Hip-Hop. Claudia furthered her studies and was inspired by tap dance legends such as Bunny Briggs.
Claudia has taught tap and performed at nightclubs and theaters throughout Southern California, New York and internationally. She has appeared in national tap dance events including Tap Extravaganza / Flow Bert Awards and has been mentioned in "Dance Magazine."
Claudia produces and is the director of "Groove On Tap!", "Olio The Show", and "The Cherries Jubilee", all productions of Olio Productions, Inc. a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization which is dedicated to the preservation, education and presentation of jazz music and its American vernacular dances.
For information about private lessons, email email@example.com or call 858.362.1155.
William (BJ) Robinson (voice)
A modern day music man, William BJ Robinson has been progressing in the musical world through instrumental, vocal, and directorial practices. In 2005, BJ went on to concentrate on vocal performance at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University. His studies led him to performances of choral masterworks with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, including Beethoven’s 9th Symphony under the direction of Neeme Järvi in 2006 and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana under the direction of Jacques Lacombe in 2008.
BJ also toured with the MSU Singers through Russia in 2008, performing at Rachmaninov Hall of The Tchaikovsky Conservatory, The Hermitage, and The Russian Museum.
In 2010, BJ recorded a Latin-jazz tune entitled ‘Meetchu In Machu Picchu’ by the brilliant Larry Zeiger, which was immediately followed by the making of its music video. Developed into a musical short film, Meetchu In Machu Picchu: A Musical Journey premiered at the Conga Caliente Film and Music Festival in Tampa, Florida.
Currently, BJ is pursuing his Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance, with plans to complete a Masters in Conducting. He is also a staff accompanist for Southwestern College and choreographer for its Chamber Singers, artistic staff within the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus, as well as Baritone Soloist and section leader at All Saints Episcopal Church.
For information or to schedule a private lesson with BJ, please e-mail him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.