Ulises A. graduated from Hofstra University with a B.S. in Music Education in 2010.  He has been actively teaching in the Long Island area since 2007.  Although studying primarily upright bass at Hofstra, he has also been playing guitar for over ten years.  Additionally, he has had the opportunity to have had hands on experience teaching all string instruments in methods classes as well as in a student-teacher setting.  Along with playing in his band, The Dirty Gems, Ulises is also an ardent player of jazz and a lover of many diverse genres of music.