Ricardo Cruz, B.M.

Homero C. Campos, M.A.

The staff at Amarillo Music Academy is educated in Music. Our staff have earned degrees in Music that are specific to the study of the guitar and teaching the guitar.

Homero C. Campos


Homero has been an active musician in the Amarillo area since the late 1990's. He has performed in a variety of musical settings including: Rock, Classical, Jazz, Latin, Jazz-Fusion, Blues, and Contemporary ensembles. Homero began his formal music education at Amarillo College where he attended from 1998-2001. He then moved to Hollywood, California where he attended the Musicians Institute, a contemporary music conservatory in the center of the music industry from 2001-2004. Homero holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Commercial Music and a Master of Arts degree in Music Composition. In addition to being a full time instructor with Amarillo Music Academy Homero is currently a part-time instructor in guitar and the music lab supervisor for Amarillo College.

Ricardo Cruz

BA, Texas Educator Certified in Music

My musical background began when I started playing guitar in High School. After graduation, I began my formal musical training at Amarillo College. During my studies at AC I preformed with the Guitar Ensemble and AC Jazz Band. After receiving my Associate of Arts Degree I continued my education at Texas Tech University. I got the chance to study with some fantastic teachers and perform with many talented musicians. I performed with the Texas Tech Guitar Ensemble and our group competed in the Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival. In the Spring of 2007 I received my Bachelors degree in Music Education and Music Performance. In addition to being a degreed music teacher, I also have a certification from the state of Texas to teach music Early Childhood to 12th Grade.