Mr. Payne received his Bachelor's Degree in Music
Education from California State University at Northridge and his Master’s
Degree in Conducting from Southern Oregon University. He has been the Band
Director at Redwood Middle School since the fall of 1999. He plays
the saxophone and participates in the Gold Coast Wind Ensemble. He is a
member of the Southern California
Scholastic Band and Orchestra Association, California Band Directors Association,
the National Association for Music
Education and was the winner of the Herb Alpert Scholarship
Program in 1989.
Joe Martone is a studio percussionist,
arranger, band leader, contractor, music producer and percussion educator
hailing from Los Angeles, CA.
Joe studied at California State
University, Northridge, and received his Bachelors of Music in Percussion
Performance in 2012.
In addition to studying Orchestral,
Jazz, Brazilian, African, and Cuban percussion at Northridge, Joe has been a
student to such Los Angeles percussionists as Brian Kilgore, Jerry Steinholtz,
Joe Porcaro, Aaron Smith, John Magnussen, Don Williams, Pete Korpela, Mb Gordy
and Walter Rodriguez.
He has also performed under John
Debney, Gary Schyman, Richard Kaufman, Christopher Young, Bruce Broughton,
Sean Callery and Frank Ticheli to name a few. And has performed with Dave Koz,
Monica Mancini, Tyne Daly, Davis Gaines, Andy Garcia, Tom Scott, Arturo
Sandoval, John Daversa, Blake McIver, and Phillip Phillips.
Joe is an Artist/Educator with Vic
Firth and Black Swamp Percussion. He currently teaches percussion at Thousand
Oaks High School, Newbury Park High School and Los Cerritos Middle School in
addition to Redwood.
Denia Bradshaw, a graduate of Millikan
High School in Long Beach, was a hall of Fame and John Phillip Sousa Band Award
recipient. In 2008, she graduated with an Associates of Arts degree from Long
Beach Community College, in 2010 with a Bachelor of Music from California State
University, Northridge (CSUN) and in 2013 with a Master of Music from CSUN.
Since then she has performed for Jimmy Carter and Harrison Ford and also played
alongside artists such as Monica Mancini, Arturo Sandoval, and Sir James
Galway. She has also done a variety of studio work, including venues like
Capitol Records. She performs with the San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra
and the Song of Angels Flute Orchestra.
Currently a member of the Music
Teachers Association of California she serves as the Winds Chair for the San
Fernando East Valley Branch and actively participates in the Certificate of
Merit program with her private flute students. Denia is currently pursuing a
doctorate in education at California State University, Los Ángeles.
from going to school, performing, and teaching she holds a high interest and
involvement with providing music for special needs teens and adults and works
for a small non-proft called Reids Gift, Inc. She also continues to study and
work with David Shostac.
Janine Delwarte has earned her B.A. at California State University,Northridge and her M.A. at California Institute of the Arts, both degrees are in music education and performance.
Janine is the director of “The Conejo Valley Summer Music Camp” and the “Elementary Instrumental Music Coordinator” for the district. She has performed throughout the world as a professional musician in all styles of music.
Miss Janine brings a broad musical perspective to her students.
Redwood Middle School
233 Gainsborough Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Phone: (805) 497-7264
Fax: (805) 497-3734
Redwood Counseling Office:
Phone: (805) 446-1962
Fax: (805) 494-8930