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Electric bass lessons for students of all ages!  We offer online virtual lessons, as well as in-home and studio lessons in the Los Angeles area.  Give us a ring, and we’ll chat about where you are with your bass playing, and where you’d like to go, or sign-up for lessons below!


Michaela has a diverse music background full of eclectic styles. She began taking vocal lessons at the age of 8 and began playing guitar and bass soon after. Throughout her youth she studied classical voice and performed in musical theatre all while gigging with her band where she wrote all of the original music performed. She continued her musical journey as a teacher and working for record labels and as a professional…


Kerry has been playing music as far back as he can remember, sitting beside his singer/pianist mother in Upstate NY, learning the basics of melody, harmony, rhythm, theory, and song structure. He then began his instrumental journey in school, studying cello, trombone, and baritone horn. At 10 years old, he began privately studying electric bass, followed a year later by electric guitar, which became the love of his life. After years of…

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Zack is terrific multi-instrumentalist.  He teaches bass (electric and acoustic) at Musician’s Institute, and just so happens to be an outstanding mandolin and pedal steel instructor.   Zack is adept with a broad range of styles – rock, jazz, r&b, country, bluegrass – even hip-hop! – his recent recording credits include a track on the upcoming Lupe Fiasco album! Zack teaches with a focus on technique and universal musical concepts, such as…

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George is a terrific guitarist, composer, and music software guru, whose musical story spans several continents. He grew up on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, and then spent 7 years in London, studying at both King’s College and London Centre of Contemporary Music. George cut his teeth as a session musician on London’s stages, recording studios and musical theater pits, before moving to Spain, to pursue his interest in composition. George earned…

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Chresten is one of those rare guys, like Prince or Paul McCartney, that can play anything – drums, guitar, piano.  He’s also a songwriter, and fluent with music software (Ableton, Logic and Pro Tools). Not fair eh? A graduate of Iowa State, Chresten has 20+ years of music experience. He takes a personal approach with each student. As Chresten says, “every student is unique and everyone’s journey in music is different!” You’ll…