Quarantined Quartet are Elysa (mom), Jason (dad), Joseph (12 y.o) & Noah (10 y.o) Hochman. They are a family guitar quartet that plays a unique brand of guitar fusing Spanish, Classical, Flamenco and Acoustic styles. The Quarantined Quartet has been posting daily on instagram since March 21, 2020 to track their practice and share it with the world. They grew to have a following of over 300k followers throughout these 2 years. They released an EP under Quarantined Quartet in Dec 2021. They were featured on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Good Morning America, and many more media outlets for their unique family band.
Elysa and Jason are also the founders of the New York Guitar Academy. Their academy offers classes and lessons for children to adults in all styles and levels of guitar. New York Guitar Academy was rated the number 1 school to learn guitar in TimeOut New York Kids. They released 2 books with Classical & Flamenco Guitar Solos & Etudes that features 45 original etudes and songs for classical and flamenco guitar students. They have a 3rd book to be released this year, in 2022.
Jay & Lee Rumba Flamenca is Jason (Jay) and Elysa’s (Lee) the highly acclaimed guitar duo that performs Rumba Flamenca and Spanish Classical Guitar in New York metropolitan area. They’ve had tons of notable performances including performances at Lincoln Center, US Open Finals Pre-Game Shows and many more events for widely recognized organizations, businesses, celebrities and museums. They released 2 albums under our guitar duo name "Jay & Lee." These albums are titled "Strums of Brooklyn" and "Guitar Duets."
They are originally from Brooklyn New York. Jason is an Argentine-American and Elysa has a Mediterranean background. They have learned from renowned guitarists all over the world and hold a Graduate Degree in Music and Music Education from Columbia University Teachers College.