Claudine CocoSoliel Bastien

Claudine CocoSoliel Bastien

Guitar Instructor

Claudine CocoSoleil Bastien aka “ CocoSol ”  is a magnetic world fusion vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Montreal, Canada. In the past 20 years in Philadelphia, CocoSol performed with the finest musicians in the community, including; Owen Brown, Marc Johnson, Doug Grisby, Jeff Lee Johnson, the Philadelphia symphony, Ustad Khan’s (musicalbeats.net), and many more, bringing her multi ethnic flavor and soulful presence to the mix. 

Her professional teaching experience extends to 17 years as the head music teacher for elementary and middle school students of Gladwyne Montessori, where she also conducted the 18 seats ensembles and the school performing rock band. In 2015, she founded Sowelu Music (sowelumusic.com), a studio on wheels delivering excellencies in private training, artistic development and production in the greater Philadelphia.