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My name is Fabian Manzano, I am the owner and founder of These Quiet Sounds (TQS), a Sarasota, FL based design studio, clothing line & boutique. When I’m not on tour with my band Boyce Avenue, I’m usually back in Sarasota running our flagship store. I started TQS back in 2011. I was looking for a different creative outlet because I wanted to grow as an artist. Music had always been my biggest passion, but I needed something new that would allow me to create more and work with my hands. One night I was designing a cd cover for Boyce Avenue and the name These Quiet Sounds just sort of came to me. I was thinking about all of the beautiful things that inspire me; underground music, street art, fashion, passion, and that’s when the name just popped into my head. I’ve always been somewhat of an introvert, so the “quiet” name stuck, and just like that a brand was born.

Fabian Manzano

Owner & Founder

Fabian is a native of Sarasota, Fla. and has always had a passion for art and design. He earned his Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Florida in 2006. Two years later, he decided to pursue a full-time music career with his brothers. He assumed the role of lead graphic designer and lead guitarist for their band, Boyce Avenue. He has spent the last 5 years designing CD covers, tour posters, merchandise, videos, and networking through a variety of social media for the band and other clients. He started These Quiet Sounds on January 1, 2011.

Jessica Manzano

Shop Manager

Jessica earned a B.S. in Public Relations from the University of Florida in 2008. She then earned a Professional Certificate in editing from NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies in 2013. Having a professional background in the beauty industry, she has always had a passion for fashion and styling and enjoys stocking the women’s clothing and managing logistics for the TQS store in Sarasota, FL.

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