Senya Borrelli

Certified Simply Music Piano Teacher
Vocal Arts Coach

Serving Contra Costa County


More About Senya


Senya has always had an undeniable passion for music. She is excited to bring this passion of music to others and enable her students to express themselves through self-generative musicality. Teaching the tools to create music, as well as training children and adults, to use their imagination to build, compose and bring into existence musical creations of their own.

Senya’s 27 years of musical background and experience has allowed her to identify the unlimited potential of early childhood music & movement education as well as improvisation and composition at an early age. Senya's musical background includes playing piano, singing and studying the voice.  She started piano lessons at the age of 8. At 17 years old Senya auditioned and was accepted into the Judy Davis Studio of Oakland, California. A world renound Voice Coach to the Stars. Here she gained the vocal strength and power she never thought possible. During these years and beyond Senya continued to perform as a solo vocalist in various bands and spent time in the recording studio. 

Senya enjoys teaching Early Childhood Music & Movement, Preschool Piano, & (beginner–advanced) Piano & Voice Lessons.  She is a Certified Teacher with the world leader of playing based music education; Simply Music Piano.  This playing based method has students of all ages playing contemporary, classical, accompaniment and blues piano from their very first lessons!




Jane Buchanan

Advanced Simply Music Piano Teacher
Licensed Musicopolis Teacher

Serving Contra Costa County


More About Jane


Miss Jane has been enriching children's lives through music for over 20 years. Before discovering 'Simply Music' Jane was self taught Piano & Guitar. She studied private voice under Lynn Brown and was awarded 3rd in the state of Oregon at the Oregon State Solo Contest in 1978.

She has performed several musicals and sang professionally for many events over the years. Miss Jane has always loved children and has two of her own that are now young adults.

"My hope is that I can improve the lives of adults & children by giving them a lifetime love of music and the pure joy of playing the piano."  Miss Jane




Pepper Monahan

Licensed Simply Music Piano Teacher
Licensed Musicopolis Teacher
Vocal Arts Coach / Guitar & Ukulele

Serving Contra Costa County
Additional Information and Testimonials
... Alisha Renea Monahan is called "Pepper" by friends, family and her students. Pepper is a top Bay Area voice coach, a licensed piano teacher. She loves teaching children and adults to play the piano and sing. She has been a theater actress, jazz musician, voice- over professional and can be recognized from appearing in numerous television commercials and print ads.  
She has performed in over 40 live broadway musical theater productions and has played principle roles with The American Conservatory Theater of San Francisco, Theatre Works of Palo Alto, Woodminster Amphitheater, the Douglass Morrison Theater and has been a featured soloist in numerous theaters and halls throughout the United States. She is the honored recipient of the vocal scholarship from the prestigious Pacific Musical Society in the classical voice competition and is a winner of The Command Performance for the ASCI Piano Festival.  Please welcome Pepper, she is new to Brentwood, and is the newest member of our teaching staff and we are so excited she has joined us!



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