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DeLuna Music Studio


With almost 30 years of experience, Mrs. DeLuna's unique teaching approach reflects a mix of frequently overlooked proper classical techniques (European style) with lots of encouragement and motivation towards a true creative process that allows her students to achieve incredible results.


Even if playing the piano is not your child’s ultimate goal, the basic skills and techniques developed from piano lessons are applicable in many areas of life.

Piano lessons benefit children and teens by:

• raising self esteem

• increasing both coordination and concentration
• inspiring creative thinking

• helping with the development of math and language skills


If you love singing, learn the essentials of vocal technique with Grammy Nominee, Catina DeLuna. Mrs. DeLuna has extensive training with the top vocal instructors in a variety of styles in addition to having founded, arranged and sung in two award-winning vocal groups in Brazil and recorded a variety of commercial jingles and voice-overs for national television and radio. She can help you improve your performance through proper breathing and vocal exercises that develop pitch and tone.  Improve your stage presence and learn tips to keep a healthy vocal instrument. 



A Brazilian vocalist, pianist, composer and music educator, Catina DeLuna has enjoyed a successful and varied musical career from a young age. She received a B.A. in Brazilian Popular Music at the prestigious UNICAMP University in São Paulo and a M.M.A in Music at Northern Illinois University where she was awarded a grant from the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies. After graduating at NIU, Catina became a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda Honors Society. Additionally, she served as a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Catina DeLuna performs in the top jazz venues in the United States co-leading the Group “Lado B Brazilian Project”, whose debut album was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2016. She also founded and developed two award winning musical groups in Brazil. Additionally, Mrs. DeLuna has also been a guest artist on international stages.

Now living in Los Angeles, CA, Catina also teaches music in her private studio in Santa Clarita, as well as in several renowned schools and conservatories including Silverlake Conservatory of Music, University of Southern California (guest faculty), and Los Angeles College of Music, or LACM (guest faculty). 



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"Catina DeLuna has been teaching piano and voice to my daughters Ani and Patil for the past several years. Catina is a very dedicated music instructor. She is professional as well as friendly. She is punctual, energetic, and enthusiastic and at the same time very patient and understanding. Mrs. Alencar takes her lessons very seriously and gives it her 100%. I highly recommend her."

The Avanessian Family

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