Sheila Gonzalez’s creative & performance skills can truly be classified as that of a 'gypsy'. From Berklee's prestigious College of Music, to the clubs of the Sunset Strip, Sheila has performed with several SoCal bands, as well as fronting her own band Mona thru 5 albums. She is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who's talents have landed her in numerous venues, from LA to Seattle, the Bay Area and Nashville. Sheila's musical prowess and creativity has allowed her to expand to the production side where she has produced and directed her own music videos and epk's, as well as contributed her voice and talents to numerous music and soundtrack projects. Now touring with Angela Peterson, Sheila is on cloud nine at the overwhelming reactions the group get's spotted out together..."we're hot; on stage nothing and no one compares!"
Alexa Brinkschulte was born in Bremen, Germany and didn't start playing the drums until she was 17 years old. But only two weeks after her first lesson, the naturally gifted musician started performing and recording with the rock band, Noise of Destiny. After moving to the United States, Alexa has studied at the Los Angeles Music Academy in Pasadena under the guidance of some of the world's best drummers; including Mike Shapiro and Joe Pocaro. She also attended the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston. Alexa has performed in the Kodak Theatre for the Chinese New Year Ceremony and also performed for Bill Gates at his annual convention in Houston TX. Currently, Alexa is preparing to record and tour with Country/R&B sensation Angela Peterson.
Chris Wrate is a guitarist, vocalist, and singer/songwriter based out of Los Angeles California. He first came to LA to attend the Musicians Institute In Hollywood California where he received his Associate of Arts in the fall of 09. He has auditioned and played with: The Offspring, Selena Gomez, Jordin Sparks, & many more. His current work includes the Angela Peterson Band
Born in Naples, raised in Rome, Italy, Claudio Tomasello decided to move to Los Angeles in 2005 to study at the Musicians Institute with Scott Henderson, Sid Jacobs, Allen Hinds, among others. Since graduation he has worked as a guitarist in several situations, both in studio and on stage. I have been touring the U.S. with Fighter Records' recording artist Rue Melo with whom I shared big festival stages with artists like Fergie, Gavin De Graw, Ozomatli to name a few. As a studio guitarist my name appears in the soundtrack for the first episode of the ABC TV show "V".
Coming out of Columbus, Ohio with his uncle, the leader and drummer of a 16 piece big band, and his father whom was a professional pianist and B3 organist for the band, music has always been an important part of Dante's life. After getting the whole walking and talking thing down, Dante explored his early love for music on the drums and piano and began writing songs in elementary school. Dante picked up the guitar at the age of 15 and hasn't put it down since while writing, recording and performing all over the midwest. In recent years, Dante has shared the stage with artists such as Jason Mraz, Ryan Cabrera, Blessid Union of Souls and more, performing the songs he wrote with his Ohio band, Urban Transit. After graduating from Ohio University in the summer of 09, he moved out to Los Angeles to pursue a professional career in music.