George Silva


George is a Los Angeles native, who as a performer, composer, and teacher, has been involved with music for almost 20 years. George has an extensive education in music, having received his AA in Guitar Performance from Los Angeles College of Music and his BFA and MFA in Jazz Studies - Guitar from the California Institute of the Arts.

Being a native to the Los Angeles area has given George a unique understanding and insight into music’s ability and role in cultivating diversity and inclusivity within the community. As a performer and instructor, this exposure to diversity has given George the ability to develop practical lesson plans influenced by music styles from all over the world. Since 2014, George has taught music for multiple public schools throughout the Los Angeles area and has been a part of over 400 students' music-learning experiences. He joined GPS in 2020 as the music teacher.