Originally from Northern California, Salli ended up as lead singer for a house band in Richmond, California performing Jazz, R&B, and pop music. In Oakland, she had the privilege to be a 3-year student of Judy Davis. Judy was a well-known vocal teacher among the famous from Sinatra to Billy Joe Armstrong of Green Day. In 2006, she graduated with honors in music from San Diego State University. For 8 years she was the lead singer of a smooth jazz band and they performed throughout Encinitas and San Diego County. Currently she is a featured singer for Thousand Eyes band and performs in Coronado. She has taught voice and piano at several music academies in Chula Vista, San Diego, and Temecula. Her students have ranged in ages from 4 to 70+. She uses several methods and techniques that she has learned from her education and experience. Tailoring the lessons to fit the needs of the student is important to her. She wants her students to have fun learning. Sharing her joy and knowledge with professional and beginning students keeps her inspired and she truly loves it.