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Rome Ababat

Rome Ababat

Email: ababatrome@gmail.com


Rome Ababat is a flute player and private teacher in the San Bernardino area. He received his B.M in Music Performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music in Cal State Long Beach.

During his career, Rome has won top awards in multiple instrumental solo competitions such as the Golden Classical Music Awards Competition and the Musical Arts Competition of Orange County; while also performing in Carnegie Hall as well as Weill Recital Hall. He has performed in Master Classes with many world renowned flute players such as Carol Wincenc, Jim Walker, and Gareth Davies.

His previous teachers include Sara Andon and Dr. John Barcellona. Rome currently plays on a Haynes 5% Gold Flute.


Jackie Aronowitz, IEVFS Founder

Victoria Batta

Email: jackie_aronowitz@yahoo.com


  • Studio Size: 25-30, all ages and levels
  • Location: Redlands
  • Flute Choir: Yes, two groups available; rehearses weekly and performs regularly; all ages and levels available. Here is our facebook page: Silver Sounds Flute Ensembles
  • Professional Organizations: Music Teacher’s Association, National Flute Association & Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Various Information: Freelances all over the Southern California area
  • Other Instruments Taught in This Studio: Piccolo, Fife, Alto & Bass Flute

Victoria Batta, Flute and Piano Instructor

Victoria Batta

Email: victoria.cbatta@gmail.com


Victoria loves teaching students of all ages and has taught students from age 2 to age 60. Her approach in teaching flute and piano is to ultimately give her students the tools to become independent music learners for the rest of their lives. Victoria puts emphasis on music literacy, appropriate technique, and musical expression.

Contact Victoria today at (909) 206-3666 or e-mail her at victoria.cbatta@gmail.com to learn more and schedule her for your first lesson


Nick Gomez, Flute, Saxaphone, and Clarinet Instructor

Nick Gomez

Email: ngomezmusic@gmail.com
Website: ngomezmusic.com/


Nick Gomez is a Los Angeles-based woodwind player who performs with Cold Duck, Poncho Sanchez, Breakestra, Vatomico, the Ron King Big Band, and others. Nick’s small jazz groups can be heard at venues throughout Southern California and feature a variety of incredible local talents.

As an adjunct professor at San Bernardino College, Nick applies his professional experience to teaching History of Jazz, History of Rock & Roll, Jazz Improvisation, and Applied Woodwinds.. He is available for private lessons and has a rigorous curriculum that focuses on sound development, sight reading, improvisation, and doubling.


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