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Music Production, Software and Recording Lessons

LOS ANGELES
Online, In-Home or Studio

We’re experts in Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Reason, Sibelius, Finale, Digital Performer, GarageBand, Ableton and more.  We offer studio setups and lessons. In-home and studio lessons in the Los Angeles area, and online lessons everywhere! (via Zoom, FaceTime, Skype).

PS. Online lessons are particularly effective for learning software-based recording — screen-sharing really helps!

Scroll down to read about our amazing music software and recording teachers . . .

Seth

Seth earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition from the prestigious Lamont School of Music. He later received advanced training in Audio Engineering at Musicians Institute. Seth is a skilled instrumentalist and has expertise in assisting at multiple levels of music production, including writing and arranging as a composer, singing harmonies, playing piano and horn parts, producing, mixing, and engineering. He has had the honor of working with Grammy winning…

Cliff

Cliff Retallick is a music professional living in the Long Beach area of Los Angeles. He learned to play the piano sitting on his mother’s lap so he could reach the keys. His mother was a piano teacher so he was constantly surrounded by both music and the joy that it brings to those who learn it. He started teaching to complement his career as a professional pianist, composer and producer and…

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Ryan

A dazzling guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, Ryan is terrific with rock, pop, jazz, blues, classical, folk and more.  Fortunately, since Ryan is such a nice, laid-back person, you’ll find his talent inspiring, rather than intimidating.  Ryan’s instrumental specialities include guitar, ukulele and bass. Ryan’s other love is recording.  He’s a Pro Tools, Logic and Sibelius expert, and an all-around recording guru, so if you don’t see him holding a guitar, he’s behind a mixing…

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Alex W

Alex’s specialties include jazz and classical piano lessons, film scoring, and music recording/production. Alex holds degrees from UH (classical piano), and USC (master’s degree in film scoring), and enjoys working with eager students of all levels. As Alex explains, “my favorite students are those that show a curiosity to expand their musical tastes and have interest in being CREATIVE while they play. Outside-the-box students are some of the best to work with,…

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Alex C

Alex is a dazzling classical pianist and composer for film, video and games. He’s also a music software expert (Logic, Pro Tools, Vienna Ensemble Pro, Finale, Sibelius) Alex earned a Master of Music in Screen Scoring from USC, where he received the Betty Rose Collaboration Award and was selected for a mentorship with James Newton Howard (The Dark Knight, King Kong, Signs). He studied piano under Tomoko Kanamaru at the College of…

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George

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…