Mike Fioriglio - Owner
Mike opened Philadelphia Music Studios in 2014 with the intention of creating a community center for musicians. His goal is to help build and support the Philadelphia music scene. Professionally, Mike is a Guitarist/Multi-instrumentalist, Music Educator, Instrument Tech, Sound Engineer, Producer as well as many other things. Being a bit of a "jack of all trades" he decided to open a studio that offers a bit of everything (musically) to the community. At the studio he can be found teaching, mixing, repairing, and mentoring all that come through the doors. When not running the studio, he can be found gigging with the "Midnight Hour" dance band, helping out in Guitar Center's "repairs" dept. or out supporting local musicians. Mike holds a degree from the prestigious Musician's Institute in Los Angeles, Ca.
Connor Hansell - Head Audio Engineer
Connor studied audio engineering at Full Sail University graduating in 2008. He is certified in Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton, and many other programs. He has produced many albums ranging in styles from Hip Hop, Reggae, Electronic, Rock, Punk, Jazz, and many more. He also writes, records, and produces music for his own band "Wax Future".
Carl Rainey - Drum/Percussion Teacher
Carl Rainey began singing at 4 and has played the drums since the age of 7 under the tutelage of his father. He began formal training as a teen, becoming a member of the All City Philadelphia Choir and a Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts jazz and classical youth singing ensemble. His passion for drumming has created opportunities to play as a live drummer at venues around the Philadelphia area in the Pop, R&B, Gospel, Country and Hip Hop styles. He has recorded with artists such as Nneka Best, Hans Soul and more.
Kent Schauble - Voice, Guitar, Piano Teacher
Kent has his Bachelors of Music in Vocal performance from Indiana University, and Certification in Music k-12 PA through the Loeb School of Education, Eastern University, St. Davids, Pa. Kent has been teaching voice, piano, violin, and guitar for over 15 years. Kent sings at Christ's Church Ithan, Villanova, Vox Amadeus, The Ambler Choral Society, and The Choristers. He teaches at Cappella School of Music and resides in Roxborough.
Zach Brown - Audio Engineer/Multi-Instrumentalist
Zach has been working with bands in the Philly music scene for years. He's recorded Molly Rhythm, Hot Brush, Young Pilgrims, Ganto Barn, The Late Greats, The Zoomies, and many more. He also plays guitar with Ganto Barn and played drums on the Zoomies album.
Quadi Gardner - Piano/Vocal Teacher, Studio Manager
Quadi is a multi-instrumentalist. She performs locally with her band Vent. She is also part of the worship team at Bethel Deliverance Ministries Church.
Jonathan Neville - Staff Engineer/Recording Instructor
Jon is one of our house engineers. He also teaches recording classes and private lessons. He is the lead guitarist and vocalist in his band Working Class Villans. He is also a manager at guitar center.
Bridget Appicello - Piano/Ukulele Teacher
Bridget learned the ukulele while living in Hawaii for almost a decade. During her time there, she performed with an island hip-hop band and a folk trio. She then moved to the U.S. Virgin Islands where she sang nightly accompanying herself on ukulele and piano at various beachside restaurants, hotels, and wedding venues.
Dustyn DeBernardo - Woodwinds
Dustyn is a woodwind instructor and performer from the Greater Philadelphia Region. He has a strong passion for educating individuals on various instruments. He is a versatile performer who is experienced performing in orchestral, big band, musical theater, wind ensemble, wedding band, and small group settings.