Augie has been a private music instructor for over 10 years. He began his musical studies at the age of 5 on the piano, and later picked up the drums and guitar at 13. After becoming an accomplished performer and instructor, Augie open his own private music studio Ashrei Music Studios and is currently working as an audio engineer and producer, serving recording artists of all ages and skill levels.
Along with his music production skills, Augie is also a composer and song write under the artist name Ashrei.
Augie is also a second degree black belt in Kenpo Karate and an Olympic Champion, a gold medalist at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing China, with over 15 years of experience in teaching both children and adult in the Martial Arts.