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Music Software & Recording Lessons

LOS ANGELES

We’re experts in Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Reason, Sibelius, Finale, Digital Performer, GarageBand, Ableton, Serato, Traktor and more.  We offer studio setups and lessons.  In-home, studio,. or via web-video (Skype).

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

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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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Nick

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…

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Alex

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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Mike

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 guitar students (and folks doing both 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 brings over a decade…

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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…

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Chresten

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…