ABOUT SETH ESCALANTE

Biography                                                                                                                                                               

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Seth Escalante is an educator from Trinidad and Tobago and the director of The Escalante Academy.

 

Seth is currently the Classical Guitar Lecturer at the University of the Southern Caribbean {USC] and a District Coordinator under the Ministry of Education.

 

Teaching music and mathematics for over 15 years, Seth has has developed a style of teaching where he is able to target at risk students using music to enhance their overall educational development. He frequently uses music education as not just a means of achieving a holistic education, but as a subject to teach cross curriculum especially in mathematics and emotional development. 

 

As director of The Escalante School, Seth provides free lessons and teaching content for primary, secondary and tertiary education levels in Mathematics, English, Music and Agriculture.  He provides both face to face and virtual learning for students.

 

Seth completed his Bachelor’s degree in Performance: Guitar in 2018 (Cum Laude) at The College of Science Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT) and his Associate Degree in Performing Arts: Guitar (with honors) in 2016. In 2012 he earned the Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) with distinction from Trinity Guildhall School of Music in London in 2012. Seth believes in life long learning and continues to further his education in a broad spectrum of certificate courses as well as being currently enrolled in an MBA in digital technology management.
 

As a musical performer, Seth achieved first place titles in all 3 Classical Guitar solo categories in Trinidad and Tobago's National Music Festival 2012. Since then, his arrangements and compositions have received first place titles performed by his student ensembles and individual students. ​He has released two solo guitar albums, one solo EP and has written over 70 classical compositions for the Classical Guitar all registered with COTT (The Copyright Organization of Trinidad and Tobago).

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