Adjunct Faculty, School of Art, CVPAMel is a graphic designer specializing in print & digital solutions. He is the owner and Creative Director of Spek Studio based out of Dayton, Ohio. The studio provides high quality design solutions to small businesses and corporate clients. Mel also maintains a fine arts practice where he creates “abstract typography art.” Working across various mediums, he begins all of his work through graphic design and type design. These concepts are then brought to life through printmaking techniques such as screenprinting, letterpress printing, as well as painting and sculpture.
Producer of Mason Music Productions, Dewberry School of Music, CVPADefying all musical labels, Argentine guitarist/composer Cristian Perez weaves together genres from throughout the world to reveal the universality of music. With a strong foundation in classical, jazz and South American music, he crafts a singular voice, rich in sensitivity and nuance, that freely explores the possibilities of music as an art form.
Adjunct Applied Faculty (Jazz Saxophone), Dewberry School of Music, CVPAOriginally from Miami, Florida Xavier has performed in 13 countries and 48 states with a wide range of artists in the jazz and Latin music worlds. Xavier was the only U.S representative selected to perform in the final elimination round at an international saxophone competition where he placed 2nd place out of hundreds of applicants from more than 20 countries.
Assistant Professor, Computer Game Design, CVPAEric Piccione is Assistant Professor of Game Design. He has 20 years of experience developing video games for companies such as Sega, Activision and Electronic Arts. Read more...
Adjunct Faculty, Tuba, Dewberry School of Music, CVPAWilliam D. (David) Porter is a retired CMSgt from The United States Air Force Band, Washington D.C. During his 24 year career there, he played tuba with The Concert Band, The Ceremonial Brass and The Symphony Orchestra.