Emilio has a Bachelor Degree in Instrumental Music Education & Saxophone from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music in San Juan. He also has his SBEC Texas Teacher’s Certificate for EC-12 Music & Bilingual Education-Spanish, along with his Puerto Rico Teacher’s Certificate for General & Instrumental Music K-12. His other accomplishments include: the Bridgeport ISD Teacher Extra Mile Award (2017), 2nd Division Choir Trophy at Music Fun Fest (2017), The Educational Foundation Ukelele Program Grant & Student of the Year at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music (2011). He has worked with the Metropolitan Winds Ensemble as an Alto & Baritone Saxophone Member (2017-present) & has produced a CD “Conversaxion” from Puerto Rico to the Caribbean and America (2014). He was a guest artist at the Honduras Saxophone Festival & a participant in the National Music Festival “Mana Quartet Saxophone Workshop” in 2014. He was a Music Teacher & Department Coordinator (Honor ensemble & Honor choir music director) for Bridgeport ISD as well & affiliated with several Teacher Associations. He brings his enthusiasm to his teaching & we’re excited to have him on our top notch Creative Soul team!