Those Two is the acoustic duo of musicians Juan Mansilla and Lana Wise. Coming from vastly different musical backgrounds, Juan is an accomplished opera singer, composer and educator, Lana plays guitar in all-girl rock cover band, and combined they bring their guitars and voices together to perform a wide variety of songs and genres.
Lana Wise received her BA in Music & Sound Recording from University of New Haven. She is an accomplished music retail manager with over 18 years of experience in the field. Along with that, she has toured as a crew member with bands like The Average White Band. Her experience is not only related to management and crew, she has performed in diverse production experience, including serving as a musician with Slow Burn Theatre Company at the Broward Center. She is an active performer, guitar and vocals, with The Bango Bango's, a local all-female band, Those Two Duo, and also does sound engineering in the tri-county area. You can usually find her performing at local venues, jams and open mics regularly.
Juan Mansilla is a composer, conductor, singer and educator. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Arts in Vocal Performance from Florida Atlantic University and with a Master of Music in Composition from Florida International University. As singer, he has performed as chorus and soloist in numerous productions of Musical Theater and Opera in main and supporting roles, as well as part of chamber vocal ensembles and solo recitals. His compositions and arrangements have been premiered and performed both locally and internationally. He has also held positions such as assistant conductor of the Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida, and conductor of New Directions Chamber Winds and Flamingo Brass. Currently, Mr. Mansilla leads the Music and Sound Production Academy at SouthTech Academy High School, and is the sound engineer for local bands including The Bango Bango's. He is an active composer, arranger, and performer within the local scene in South Florida.