Mr. Villa is currently the 5th grade general music teacher and orchestra director of P.S. 182 X. He recently moved to NYC from Miami, FL to work for Education Through Music. Mr. Villa holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Music Performance from Florida International University, where he studied violin and viola. He decided to go into education because he was reminded of all the great music teachers who had inspired him along the way and that one day, he too might inspire a generation of artists, musicians, teachers, and thinkers.