Pablo Flores, our English Language Learner (ELL) Paraeducator at Naval Avenue Elementary, is a talented musician, music producer and film composer.
He has a Bachelor in Arts in Film Scoring and Guitar Performance from Berklee College of Music and a Master of Arts in Music Technology from Southern Utah University. He is a skilled multi-instrumentalist gifted in both teaching and performing his own original work as well as the work of others. He was honored by Leadership Kitsap in 2021 as a “20 under 40” recipient among other exceptional young leaders under the age of 40.
Pablo was recently invited to attend the Latin Grammys in Las Vegas as a member of Angela Alvarez’s band (he was also the musical arranger for her album). Ms. Alvarez, age 95, won Best New Artist - making her the oldest person to win a Latin Grammy. You can view their showcase performance here .
After the Grammys, Ms. Alvarez and her band got invited to perform on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show, in Hollywood, CA. You can view the performance on Jimmy Kimmel here.
Learn more about Angela's amazing story here. She is proof that you are never too old to pursue your dreams! Way to go Pablo and congratulations Ms. Alvarez!