“Mr. Ferdinand” Capitulo is a pianist, composer, and tubist. He began piano lessons when he was 5 years old. In 2007, he studied music in Fullerton College and then transferred Cal State Fullerton in 2011. Ferdinand graduated in 2016 with a MM in Compositional Studies. As a pianist, Ferdinand excels in understanding musical styles and is known for his songlike interpretation. When teaching, he likes to examine the context and try to understand the composer’s intent of a piece. One day, he hopes to become a professional composer and board game designer. Other hobbies Ferdinand enjoys are board games, books, and tea.