Rey Sanchez is an educator, producer, songwriter and guitarist. He holds degrees in Music Theory/Composition and Studio Writing/Production from the University of Miami where he serves as Chair of the Department of Music, Media and Industry. Rey also directs the Bruce Hornsby Creative American Music Program, an innovative performing-songwriting program at the Frost School of Music. He is actively involved as a songwriter, publisher and producer, working with EMI Music Publishing, Sony BMG, Universal Music and others. He served as Director of Guitar Publications for Columbia Pictures Publications and is a voting member of the Recording Academy. Rey was also the long-time Musical Director for Latin superstar Chayanne.