Our Story

DEL MAR VIRTUOSO MUSIC SCHOOL has been in operation since 2004.  Initially, Laudette started teaching students at their houses. She started with 7 students and by the following year it increased to 12. By the third year, it grew to 25 students and year by year as it passes by it has been increasing in numbers. Presently, she has 75 students on her own. As she adds teachers that will work with her in her music school teaching different instruments such as guitar, violin and drums, she expects more. The aim of our school is develop hidden gifts and talents given by God and hone it to their greatest potential and in the end give back glory to the one that bestowed it. Currently she has another piano teacher, violin teacher and drum teacher. All of them where her students in the past when they were young. All her music school teachers won prestigious music competitions and her piano teacher had the previledge of performing in the famous Carnegie Hall in New York when she won the in piano Competitions.

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Laudette Del Mar Randle

Founder & Main Instructor


(361) 904-5662

Laudette Del Mar Randle is a degree holder of Conservatory of Music: Major in piano and Minor in voice.  She has also taken units in music education which geared her to acquire her educational board certification to teach classroom music from early childhood to grade 12.  Furthermore, she is also a trained Montessori teacher teaching children with special needs using music therapy. Laudette is a prolific pianist and Singer. She occasionally performs professionally during major events and gatherings. Her students are internationally recognized having performed at Carnegie Hall in New York.  Most of the students qualifies for the National Whitlock Annual Theory Test, Annual Piano Playing Guild, Annual Grand Piano Texas Marathon and Bi- Annual Recitals in her music school. She works alongside her students to represent their school in various competitions such as University Interscholastic League and Piano Competitions both Local, National and International.  Laudette is currently an active member of Corpus Christi Music Teacher Association (CCMTA), Texas Music Teacher Association (TMTA), National Music Teachers Association (NMTA), American College of Musicians (ACM) and a member of the adjudicators Board examining piano students with the National Piano Playing Guild (NPPG).

Hannah Nornberg

Head Assistant Instructor


(361) 834-1393

Hannah Nornberg is a classically trained musician, beginning piano lessons at the age of 6 with Prof. Manuela Shull. During this time, she had participated in and won various piano competitions, including the Sonatina & Sonata International Youth Piano Competition in 2016 and 2018, placing 2nd Place and 1st Place with Special Honors, respectively. At the age of 15, Hannah began to work as a tutor alongside her piano teacher, aiding students of varying ages in both piano and theory. She continued to tutor piano students until 2019, when she graduated high school and pursued a music degree. In high school, Hannah participated in the TAPPS Piano Solo Music division, scoring a Superior rating three years in a row. As a theory student, she also partook in the National Whitlock Annual Theory Test every year for 12 years. Hannah graduated with the National Guild of Piano Teachers High School Diploma in 2019, after successfully completing 10 years of piano guild auditions. For this, she was also awarded the Paderewski Medal. Hannah has participated in various masterclasses by different notable musicians, including Dr. Jason Kwak, Dr. Dino Mulić, and Renana Gutman. Hannah has also performed in various recitals at different venues, including Weill Recital Hall - Carnegie Hall (2017, 2019), Pszczyna Castle in Pszczyna, Poland (2018), and Salon de Chopin in Kyoto, Japan (2019). In 2024, Hannah will be graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Texas State University, having studied under Dr. Daria Rabotkina.

Ephraim J. Quilacio

Violin Mentor


(361) 288-9109

Ephraim J. Quilacio has been a musician since 2010 where he started with the violin in the fifth grade and later joined singing within his high-school choir. He took violin lessons with Dr. José Flores, a violin and viola professor at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and participated in the Corpus Christi Youth Symphony Orchestra from which Dr. Flores conducted. Throughout his high-school career, Ephraim was an exceptional musician by participating in both choir and orchestra UIL. As competitions went by, he performed with the region orchestra and region mariachi. Furthermore within UIL Solo and Ensemble, he has always received a rating of 2 or higher for all his performances. Ephraim set the bar during his four years at Veterans Memorial high-school by participating in both the Varsity Orchestra and Varsity Choir. Within these Varsity groups, he has held the two leadership roles of Concert Master and Tenor Section Leader where he aided his peers to become better musicians. Through his leadership roles, Ephraim can and has already worked with beginner to intermediate violin players.

Jezleen C. Alingasa

Vocal & Piano Mentor


(361) 232-3089

Jezleen C. Alingasa has been a musician since 2012 who excels in both piano and vocals. She began her music career at seven years old in January of 2012 as a vocal student at Del Mar Virtuoso Music School under Laudette Randle, and began piano lessons just two months later. Jezleen has participated in the choirs of both her elementary and high school, Windsor Park Elementary and W.B. Ray High School. Throughout her career as a musician, she has participated in many piano and vocal competitions and recitals. She is a frequent competitor in the UIL Choir and Piano Solo and Ensemble Contest throughout her high-school career as well. She has never earned less than a First Division medal in both her piano and vocal pieces. As the years went by, Jezleen has also been a frequent competitor and first place winner of the biannual Frederick Chopin Sonatina and Sonata Competition, which earned her a performance in Carnegie Hall of New York in 2018. In addition to this, she competes in the Piano Guild Examination every year since the beginning of her music career, and has never failed to earn Superior Plus, or A plus, ratings. Jezleen is also a part of the Varsity Ray Texan Band at her high school. Along with piano and vocals, she also plays the clarinet within the band, and is the Clarinet Section Leader who aids her peers in their own musical careers. Jezleen has been a student under Laudette Randle for the past eleven years and counting, and will continue to gain experience in the art of music through piano and vocals.

Christian Ray B. Bañez

Drums Mentor


(361) 730-9769

Christian Ray B. Bañez started his musical career in 2012 when he was 7 years old. Christian kickstarted his musical career, being taken under Greg Dequito’s wing in his own garage. Curious about music, he tried violin at Windsor Park, then in Marvin P. Baker Middle School, he participated in band and made it to the All-City and All-Region band. Throughout his life, his interest in music began to grow. He proceeded to try drums at Clawson’s music, and piano with Laudette Randell at Del Mar Virtuoso Music School. He is a participant in many competitions and concerts, and enjoying music will always be one of his favorite things in the world. Being a successful scholar, musician, and athlete, Christian lives a balanced life of school, music, sports, and free time. With the W. B. Ray High School band, Christian often plays the bass clarinet and often helps others without avail. In the future, Christian hopes that he will always enjoy music and will continue it as an activity he loves.