Our Staff

Our Staff
    • Kerri Hikida
      Director of Operations

      Kerri Hikida

      Director of Operations

      Kerri is a lifelong music and dance lover and studied piano from the age of 8, dance from the age of 12. As a former journalist and magazine editor, she was able to combine her passion for music with writing, interviewing and writing articles on numerous rock, jazz and world music artists. Kerri is responsible for all business operations for Jammin’ Music, and most importantly, keeping customers happy and satisfied!

    • Nick Diamantides
      Front Desk, Music Instructor

      Nick Diamantides

      Front Desk, Music Instructor

      Nick Diamantides is a percussionist who started playing at the age of 12. He has a Master’s Degree in Percussion Performance from Cal State University, Long Beach, and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he performed with the Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble. For the past 8 years, he’s performed in a wide variety of musical settings, from the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony to pit orchestras for musical theater, and performing percussion for church choirs.

    • Kerri Hikida
      Director of Operations

      Kerri Hikida

      Director of Operations

      Kerri is a lifelong music and dance lover and studied piano from the age of 8, dance from the age of 12. As a former journalist and magazine editor, she was able to combine her passion for music with writing, interviewing and writing articles on numerous rock, jazz and world music artists. Kerri is responsible for all business operations for Jammin’ Music, and most importantly, keeping customers happy and satisfied!

    • Nick Diamantides
      Front Desk, Music Instructor

      Nick Diamantides

      Front Desk, Music Instructor

      Nick Diamantides is a percussionist who started playing at the age of 12. He has a Master’s Degree in Percussion Performance from Cal State University, Long Beach, and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he performed with the Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble. For the past 8 years, he’s performed in a wide variety of musical settings, from the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony to pit orchestras for musical theater, and performing percussion for church choirs.