Our Instructors

ian reichman

guitar / drums / Piano Instructor

Kiara Stanley

Violin & Piano Instructor

Kiara is a violist originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she studied viola with Dr. Scott Rawl, and earned her Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in viola in 2018. During the summer afterward, she attended Eastern Music Festival on a partial scholarship. Shortly after her move to San Antonio, Kiara auditioned for and was accepted into the South Texas Symphonic Orchestra. When she’s not teaching or performing, she enjoys painting, reading, and being in nature.

Kiana Burciaga

Cello / Violin / Piano Instructor

Kiana Burciaga is a violin, cello, and double bass instructor, with her primary instrument being the cello. She is involved with the Suzuki Method and is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas organization. She has completed Stage 1 of the Early Childhood Education curriculum, in addition to Units 1, 2, and 3 of the Suzuki cello curriculum. She offers both traditional and Suzuki lessons.

Ms. Burciaga received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, TX. While there, she held positions as the principal cellist of the TLU Orchestra for two years, as the Secretary for Service Through Music (Music & Memory), and as the President for Mariachi Oro y Negro de TLU. She is currently a member of Symphony Vivá (San Antonio) and the Mid-Texas Symphony (Seguin), in addition to an up-and-coming San Antonio-based chamber group. She also plays the cello for four local bands in the San Antonio and Seguin areas, with genres ranging from experimental, math rock, pop, and alternative indie.