Todd Haemmerle has been living in the Bay Area since 2006, but originally came from the Inland Empire of Southern California. He received his Bachelors Degree in Music Education with emphasis on classical guitar performance from Cal State San Bernardino in 2002. He won awards for every year of his music education, including the Chair Award, Instrumentalist of the Year, and Musician of the Year. After graduating, he released what became known as the Brown Bag EP, which included seven original songs. He later moved to Oakland and became a Music Analyst for Pandora, analyzing more than 10,000 songs for their Music Genome Project. For the last six years, Todd has served the elderly in the Bay Area by performing over a thousand shows in Retirement Homes, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing Facilities. He was also the primary worship leader at Regeneration church in Oakland from 2011 to 2012 and continues to lead there sporadically.  Currently, he is living in Alameda with his beloved wife Jean and daughter Layla Rain.