Stacy Martinez - Owner/Dance Director/Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop

Stacy is a Louisville, KY native and a proud new Warner Robins resident. She began dancing at the young age of three and never looked back. Stacy trained at many studios in Louisville, KY to include, The University of Louisville Dance Academy.

She is trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Ballroom. Stacy has performed as a professional dancer for various organizations and even toured as a choreographer and performer for the Air Force's entertainment unit, "Tops in Blue." Stacy has been teaching dance since the age of 15. Her teams have won several national titles at the Universal Dance Association (UDA), the National Dance Association (NDA) and most recently, the 2017 Dance Summit Championships.

Soulosophy, saxophone, Chris Martinez, wedding band

Chris Martinez - Owner/Music Director/Saxophone

Chris was born and raised in Queens, and is the music director at the Rhythm Factory. Although his formal schooling is in Business (MBA from American Military University), his passion is and always been music. Chris has 20+ years of experience as a saxophonist and performer. He's performed on four continents, to include two tours with the Air Force's entertainment unit, "Tops in Blue." 

Chris is also heavily involved in the local music scene.  In the past several years, he's founded the two bands "Soulosophy" and "Scotch on the Rocks" which play anything and everything to include: Wedding receptions and ceremonies, local venues and even headlining several festivals.  Chris has decided to call Warner Robins his family's new forever home and is transitioning from Active Duty to stay here for good. 

Luis & Patricia Martinez - Owners/Administrative Directors

Luis and Patricia are the backbone of the Rhythm Factory. They work tirelessly behind the scenes in order to provide our clients the best possible environment for learning the arts. They are both retired New Yorkers and have decided to make Warner Robins their new home (their grandkids couldn't be happier!). Luis and Patricia have over 40+ years of combined experience in the administration field and look forward to sharing their talents with our team. 

Hugh Hession - Piano & Vocals

Hugh Hession has taught piano and contemporary voice in Middle GA for 11 years and has over 30 years experience in music as a performer, artist manager, concert promoter, producer and music instructor. Originally from the Midwest, Hugh began his music career at the age of 14, and eventually started touring as a keyboardist and vocalist. He was highly sought after by the top independent acts of the region. His bands were the direct support act for some of rock’s royalty, including Cheap Trick, Nightranger, Richard Marx, Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Robin Trower. Hugh has achieved airplay on both college and commercial radio, and his command of the stage has been cultivated from performing over 2,000 shows throughout his career, including performing for President Barack Obama during his inaugural campaign.

Hugh has worked with Grammy award winning producer/engineer Ken Lewis (Bruno Mars, John Legend, Arianna Grande, Lenny Kravitz) in addition to guiding the careers of music artists from all over the globe. Through his skills in public relations and social media, his clients were featured in The Huffington Post, Paste Magazine, Billboard, Relix Magazine, TouchTunes, Classic Rock Magazine, The Irish Press, The Irish Sun, RTE Radio, Female First and ALT Sounds, to name a few. As a Voting Member of the Grammy's, he has been a part of many music industry panels on how to get ahead in music.

Hugh has a Bachelor's in Marketing and Management and is the founder, lead vocalist and keyboardist of Broadcast 90, The Nation's #1 1990's Rock Tribute. He lives in Warner Robins with his wife and 2 daughters.

April Arrington - Ballet, Contemporary & Tap

April Arrington is a certified dance instructor with 20+ years of teaching experience. She was born and raised in Stacyville, Maine. Her love of dance began at the age of three, when she started learning tap, jazz, and ballet from her mother in their family studio. She starred in numerous youth productions, honing her skills through high school, and progressing to Oklahoma City University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Musical Theater and performing arts. After graduating, she performed with Oklahoma City Music Theater and Opera Company, Fine Life Productions, Carousel Theater and Biloxi City Ballet. She continued her studies in New York City and New Jersey. 

April has choreographed for numerous theaters, dance studios and production companies in Boston, Mississippi, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Pensacola and Warner Robins. Most recently, she studied Tap in Brussels and taught American Dance to International children and conducted online lessons for collegiate performers. April’s true love is in the classroom where she can build relationships in the studio teaching dance to today’syouth. April is a loving mother of two children, and proud (retired) military wife.

Bradley Weaver - Guitar, Bass, Ukelele, Trumpet, Banjo, Mandolin, Piano, brass

Bradley Weaver was born and raised in Macon, Georgia, and he graduated from Georgia College with a bachelors degree in music education. He has been teaching general music for 12 years, and has taught a wide age range of students. Bradley has taught private lessons for nearly 14 years, and his students have gone on to play in their own touring groups and to study music as a career in college. 

As a performer, Bradley has played all over the country and abroad on different instruments. His groups have opened for, performed for, or shared the stage with artists such as Alton Brown, Zac Brown, Kevin Kinney, Dave Brubeck, and Robert Randolph. Although he was born a Maconite, he now calls Warner Robins home!

Joey Bronner - Piano & Drums

Joey Bronner is a native of Macon Georgia. Born with a passion for music he created rhythms with anything he could find at a very early age.

Adding knowledge to his passion, he started formal musical training as a percussionist at M.A. Evans Academy. He continued his musical education through elementary, middle and high school performing with concert and marching band ensembles. 

After graduating from Westside High School, Joey continued his education at Toccoa Falls Bible College in Toccoa Ga. There he acquired an Associated Degree as a Music Performance major with a concentration in percussive arts. 

Joey continued his musical education at Atlanta Institute of Music. He graduated from the A.I.M. Drum Program in 2009 and soon after joined with Guitar Center Studios as a private instructor for piano and percussion.

Joey grew up serving in music ministry at Aletheia Baptist Church in Macon GA and is currently the minister of music at Bibb Mt. Zion church in Macon GA.

As a devout believer in Christ who is passionate about music Joey has continued to excel in ministry and musicianship. He is now a multi-instrumentalist fluent in percussion and keyboard and is aspiring as a bassist. He believes that God has unfolded this gift of music not only for him to enjoy but also to share with other aspiring musicians and help to develop their musical passion to purpose. 

Pierce Pennington - Hip Hop, Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet

Pierce has been dancing with a smile on her face since she was 3. As a military kid, she has been trained in studios all over the country and competed with teams coast-to-coast. Her training includes 8 years of Ballet with 3 en pointe; 8 years of jazz and contemporary; 6 years of Musical Theater and Hip Hop; and 11 years of tap. She has been a scholarship winner for several different competitions and conventions; and has competed in contemporary, lyrical, jazz, musical theater, tap, and hip hop. 

Recently, she was invited to enter the Jazz/Contemporary Trainee program with Joffrey Ballet School in both Texas and New York, and is also a finalist in dance for the 2018 Georgia Governor’s Honors Program. In 2017, she and her sister, Keenan, auditioned, scripted, choreographed, costumed, and directed a production of Lion King with a cast of 22 students. She also has had her choreography showcased in several studio performances.  Because of her exposure to so many different amazing dance teachers throughout the country, she brings together her own distinctive blend of instructional and dancing styles. 

She has been teaching or assisting dance teachers since the age of 13. She constantly strives to mentor young dancers by being a great example of someone with both passion and respect for the art of dance.   Her passion for dance is contagious and her goal is that every student “just loves dance!"

Luke Ross - Drums

Jonathan “Luke” Ross is a percussion performance major at Middle Georgia State University and the percussion instructor for Northside High School. He has competed at The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) where he  was judged and later ranked as the Number 5 best collegiate snare drummer in the world! 

Keenan Pennington - Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz

Keenan’s love for dance began just before she turned three and continues to grow every day! As a military child, she's had the opportunity to train at 9 different studios in 7 different cities across the US. She began competing at 4 and has competed in jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, and hip hop and has won several scholarships from her performances. 

As she entered high school, her focus shifted to ballet which has became her passion. She attended an Atlanta Ballet summer intensive and confirmed her desires to have more focus in that genre. She has since been accepted and attended the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) summer intensive twice, been offered a Ballet Trainee position with the Joffrey Ballet School in both Texas and New York, and has been accepted into several other programs for continued study. She has been a member of the Middle Georgia Youth Ballet and also cast in the Middle Georgia Nutcracker for the past two years. In 2017, she and her sister, Pierce, auditioned, scripted, choreographed, costumed, and directed a production of Lion King with a cast of 22 students. She has had pieces of her choreography showcased in several studio performances. 

Keenan has been teaching or assisting dance teachers since the age of 12 and has a passion for teaching technique properly using positive encouragement and goal setting. Her love of everything dance is infectious and she is “dedicated to inspiring other’s to pursue their passions”.

Trinity Velez - Acro, Jazz

Trinity’s was a level 9 competitive gymnast when God lead her to dancing. Her background consists of 13 years of gymnastics, where skills she learned such as leaps, jumps, turns and strength exercises have helped her become the dancer she is today. Trinity has won over 200 medals in her gymnastics career. Both her gymnastics and dance background inspire her to add aerial tumbling passes to dance routines making acro her specialty. Her artistic ability and imagination leads her to effortlessly choreograph original winning routines! Trinity has won multiple group awards for many styles of dance. She has studied lyrical, hiphop, ballet, acro and jazz.

Jacob Davis

Jacob is a new resident of Warner Robins. His family owns and operates a successful business which he spent his early years working, and learning the family trade. 

Being exposed to a local music store at such young age offered frequent experience and interaction with skilled musicians and teachers. This, along with a passion for music stirred by his father’s love of Classic Rock radio, birthed a talent and desire to share music with the world around him. 

Jacob completed his studying at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, which serves as a breeding ground for some of the music industry’s most successful professional musicians and teachers. He has spent his life dedicated to serving and teaching musicians in the local church, as well as playing professionally with various artists through the years. 

Jacob continues to offer a positive, fun, and engaging learning environment for children, and adults alike and is also a guitarist for the Middle Georgia band, Soulosophy