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Electronic Music Production & DJ Lessons


So you got yourself Ableton Live, or perhaps a turntable and Serato or Traktor software.  Fun stuff!  Now you are thinking, “where to begin?”  “How can I learn to use this gear and get busy making music?”

Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place!  We offer private lessons in electronic music production and DJ techniques. Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools, Traktor, Serato, Reason, GarageBand, turntables, EDM, MPC sampling, and more!

If you are in Los Angeles, you can do private studio or in-home lessons, and if you are out-of-town, we offer Skype lessons.

DJ Lessons - Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Nick - 2


Nick is an electronic artist, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist. Nick graduated from Berklee College of Music, where he studied bass, turntablism, and electronic music performance.  While he was a student, Nick was chosen for a Numark and Akai sponsored video and an international tour of China. After graduating, Nick taught electronic music production and DJ techniques at Yale University’s summer program, and then moved to Spain to earn a master’s degree in Music…

Jazz piano lessons - Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Mike4


Always smiling, Mike is a super-fun piano teacher, who specializes in jazz, pop/rock, and contemporary classical. A man of many talents, Mike also enjoys working with electronic music production and guitar students (and folks doing multiple instruments). Mike’s energetic approach makes him a great fit for both kids and adults. Students of all levels are welcome! Mike has a B.A. in Music Performance and Recording Arts from the University of Colorado. He…

acoustic guitar lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - George New 1


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…