Darryl Silvera is a talented guitarist that has been playing for over 14 years. He started playing at the age of 12 in Southern California and quickly fell in love with the instrument. He continued to hone his craft through middle and high school, forming several bands and playing live as much as possible. Toward the end of high school he began expanding his repertoire from mostly rock and metal to blues, jazz, and country as well. At the age of 20, he started giving private lessons to local kids and coworkers, and in 2017 Darryl became an instructor for MorningStar University’s School of Worship where teaches guitar and music theory with a heavy emphasis on chording and scales. He teaches group classes and one on one sessions and has a real love for it. He is a passionate educator with a keen understanding of how to connect with students to keep things relevant and engaging.
In 2009 Darryl began playing with Chris Updegraft and Leonard Jones as a rhythm and lead guitarist. Darryl has also spent time playing for Heritage International Ministries, Abundant Hope, and Antioch International Church, and in 2012 he started doing audio engineering professionally. He has done live recording and mixing as well as studio work, and he has worked with some of the biggest Christian artists in the industry. He became head of the audio department for Heritage International Ministries and Conference Center in 2015 where he still works today, and during his time as an engineer he began doing session guitar work for internal projects and local artists.