Owner and Instructor, MUSIC MASTERS
Music Masters’ founder and instructor Anita Goldberg has a B.A. in Piano and Music Education from Mexico City’s National Music Conservatory. She continued her studies in Spain and the United States at Memphis University where she obtained her Masters in the Orff method of music education. “Miss Anita” founded Music Masters in San Antonio in 1985. The Music Masters’ program includes the methods of Orff, Kodaly and Dalcroze, as well as techniques and curricula personally developed by Anita.
Music Masters Curriculum Instructor
Sabra Grainger, has worked as a music teacher in San Antonio public & private schools since 1983. She was also the Director of The Young Artists’ Chorale and the Director of the Children’s Choir program for Castle Hills First Baptist Church for 19 years before accepting the position as the Choral Director for Castle Hills Baptist School and eventually the CHS Fine Arts Director and TAPPS Region Coordinator. She currently enjoys teaching music at Gan Gani Preschool and Music Masters Studio where she has trained and worked with Anita Goldberg for over 25 years.
Sax, Flute, Piano, Clarinet
Saxophone (classical and jazz) is Donna’s main instrument and is a “triple threat” with flute and clarinet; piano is her secondary instrument. She has performed with concert, rock, and jazz bands, including saxophone quartets at public functions such as wedding ceremonies and receptions, birthdays, and charity events.
Donna currently performs with the Helotes Area Community Band on tenor and alto saxophone; she is also a founding member of the Sonora Dolce Saxophone Quarter, on tenor saxophone.
Joshua E. Pepper
Josh Pepper currently works as a piano instructor in Music Masters he is also a music director in San Antonio.
Locally, Mr. Pepper has burst onto the San Antonio theatre scene over the past two years: playing shows at the Vexler, The Playhouse, and the Woodlawn Theater. After his music directing debut with the show Guys and Dolls at The Playhouse, he became Resident Teen Music Director for the Woodlawn Academy. Mr. Pepper is currently directing Mary Poppins in San Antonio.
“Thanks to Anita Goldberg and Music Masters! Performing and teaching music in a vibrant and expanding community is a dream come true.”
Gloria Lorraine Mendoza graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance and a Minor in Music Theory. She received a Music Masters with an emphasis in vocal pedagogy from the University of Texas Pan-American.
She is currently the Director of Choral Activities at Brackenridge High School in SAISD. In her first year at Brack, she led her choir to receive straight Division I ratings in their concert performance and the first sweepstakes trophy in more than 30 years. She has a love and passion for music and works diligently to inspire, motivate and encourage her students. She offers private and group voice lessons to students ages 8-adult, all levels, and teaches classical and contemporary techniques.
Music Masters Instructor
Lynne Boyers is a classically trained vocalist and certified music educator, with more than 25 years experience. She is passionate about helping young singers develop their voices and become confident musicians.
Lessons include; warm up exercises to increase range, musicale tone and flexibility. Preparation of Art Songs and other Repertoire according to goals. Sight Reading Practice, and Theory.
Ms. Boyers offers private lessons at Music Masters on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon and evenings. She is also offering a variety of music camps for student ages 8-11 during the summer.
Giovanni has been teaching private guitar lessons for 18 years and has been giving group guitar lessons with the North East Independent School District for 8 years. He is Texas Education Code Chapter 22 Compliant, and studied Music and Guitar at San Antonio College and has an education background in Law and Psychology. He is the Director, Producer and Camp Counselor with multiple Nationwide Music summer Camps in Dallas Texas, San Diego California and Boulder Colorado. Giovanni holds student recitals with the San Antonio Spurs organization performing National Anthems, Half Time shows, Concourse Performances, and Court Yard Performances at the AT&T Center.
He earned a Bachelors of Arts in Music, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of the Incarnate Word and studies classical violin with Daniel Kobialka, former Principal Second Violinist for the San Francisco Symphony. As a proud Southwest dragon he returned to teach in the fine arts department for grades 6 through 12. Fabian emphasizes comfort and ease with lessons following a progression of skills and music tapered to fit students’ interests and strengths. Above all, Fabian will always be a student of music and the arts, eager to learn and share with anyone.