Bernardo G. López is MYCincinnati’s Director. Bernardo is a practicing performer, composer, teaching artist, multi-instrumentalist and clinician. Bernardo has over 10 years of teaching experience and has been fortunate to be part of the public school music education system, CCM prep jazz department, Bootsy Collins Foundation, Xavier University adjunct faculty, and of course MYCincinnati. Bernardo is a musician/recording artist with over 11 years dedicated to the local Cincinnati and national music scene performing on vocals, bass, guitar, piano, drums and saxophone. His involvement in networks of artists, administrators and teachers is aimed at inclusion while combating the discrimination of marginalized people/individuals and creating safe spaces for students, artists, and professionals. Bernardo uses he/him/his pronouns and identifies as Latinx(o) and is bilingual in Spanish and English.