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Lucas

Lucas is a film composer, music producer, songwriter, and teacher with one studio feature film recently scored under his belt and an eclectic catalog of music distributed internationally. He was raised up and down the west coast of the United States from its southern to northern tips, including 3rd grade through 7th grade in Mexico. Piano lessons at a young age lead to rock bands, flamenco guitar, and theatre in High School,…

Richard

Richard Thomas is a highly accomplished pianist and experienced teacher, boasting an impressive 33 years of playing and 25 years of teaching. His musical journey began at the age of 6, and by 16, he was already sharing his expertise as a teacher. Richard’s exceptional talent earned him a certificate of merit for music excellence upon graduating high school at 16. He then went on to study at the renowned San Francisco…

Ari

Ari is an award-winning performer, writer, filmmaker and musician based in Los Angeles. Hailing from Northern California, he has 15+ years of professional experience in a variety of creative environments — from the Broadway stage to the silver screen. According to his mom, Ari came into the world making music, and he was soon belting with some of his favorite pop/rock artists of the day: Pat Benatar, Duran Duran and The Police.…

George K.

George Karpasitis’ language is music. He is a Los Angeles based composer, producer, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his lyrical guitar style. He holds a Master’s Degree in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Guitar Performance from the London Centre of Contemporary Music. He has 10+ years of experience teaching guitar (acoustic, electric & classical), ukulele, bass, hang drum, percussion, and a variety of music…

Joe

Joe Berry is a multi-instrumentalist and a member of the wildly successful French electronic music project known as M83. When Joe is not touring the world, his work is a compelling coalescence of creative titles including composer, producer, educator, accompanist and puppeteer. In other words, Joe is adventurous — just like his music. Joe holds a Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies with emphasis in both Saxophone Performance and Composition and earned…

Scotty

Scotty Bramer is a guitarist, composer, musical artist, and educator from Los Angeles, California. Since graduating from USC’s Thornton School of Music in 2011, he has performed and toured with numerous musicians and artists in SoCal and around the country. Scotty has also played for countless weddings and special events as a solo guitarist, leader, and sideman. He has led his own trio for 11+ years, and has recently been performing and…

Filipa

Filipa was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, and has been spreading the magic of music for 8 years in Los Angeles and 13 years in total including Europe and Asia. She is classically trained and a professional musician that specializes in piano and flute. Although her classical training, she can easily surprise you by playing the latest music hits as well. Filipa will teach you composition, improvisation, music theory, solfeggio, and ear training.…

Kerry

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…

Dominique

Dominique Vance is a former child prodigy who holds a B.A. in Violin Performance from Carnegie Mellon University with a double major in Business Administration, as well as a law degree from Pace University in New York. As a child and young adult, she won many local and international piano and violin competitions, and played concerts on both instruments almost every week. She soloed in Carnegie Hall several times, starting at age…

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Matthew

Matthew is a formerly signed Independent artist based out of Los Angeles, CA. Spending his formative years in Morocco with his Norwegian-American father and his African-American mother before moving to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Matthew fell in love with music as a young boy. Introduced by his supportive musician father to the songwriting of The Beatles, the stage presence and undeniable showmanship of James Brown and the epic artistry of Michael Jackson, Matthew didn’t…

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Sophie

Starting lessons as soon as she could talk, Sophie has always had a passion for music. After growing up in Denver and graduating at the top of her class with an International Baccalaureate diploma, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue further musical endeavors. She is a classically trained piano player and is fluent in both guitar and voice with a deep understanding of music theory. Sophie is up and coming in…

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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Tracey

Tracey is a relatable and empathetic individual highly versed in her craft. Her rich experiences and roles, understood both as student and teacher, create a learning environment that uniquely molds to each individual’s style and preferences. Tracey has 3 years experience as a MTAC certified private music teacher. Her kind sensitivity and awareness lends her ease in instructing and welcoming all ages and levels! Tracey earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance…

Douglas

In his youth in southeast Nebraska, Douglas excelled in classical piano studies, continuing at the University of Kansas and the University of Utah receiving his degree in Music Theater. He also acted in musicals and played trombone in the University Jazz Band which played at the Montreaux Jazz Festival. This spurred his quest for travel and he returned to Europe years later directing and singing with The Singing Waiters who toured for…

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…

Elise

Elise is a singer, pianist, dancer, and actor based in Los Angeles. Highly trained in piano and voice Elise teaches all ages! She specializes in individualizing her lesson plans to fit her students’ needs. From classical to rock and pop Elise has you covered. Find your inner heart song as a singer, pianist and artist with her as she keeps you motivated and making music. Originally from Buffalo, Elise moved to New…

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Darion

Darion Roberts is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, keyboardist, vocalist, and award-winning songwriter. Though he is classically trained, his main genre is rock, with a focus in progressive rock. His time at Berklee, however, expanded his musical horizons to include other genres such as jazz and neo-soul. Darion has performed at venues like the White House and the Kennedy Center, and played keyboards on Dominant Funktion’s album and EP releases,…

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Ulf

Ulf studied classical piano in Germany before studying jazz piano at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He completed his BM in Contemporary Writing and Production in 2006 and is the recipient of ASCAP’s Henry Mancini Scholarship, and Berklee’s Contemporary Writing and Production Award. Ulf has a real passion for teaching piano, and enjoys working with students of all experience levels, but particularly students on the more advanced end of the…

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Sebastien

One rainy Sunday afternoon in central Massachusetts, a restless 9-year-old Sebastien dug through his closet to find an old classical guitar, and a lifelong obsession began.  Sebastien spent his collegiate years as a Presidential Scholar at the University of Southern California’s prestigious Studio/Jazz Guitar Program studying jazz and classical guitar performance, theory, composition and songwriting while playing everything from jazz, bossa nova, rock, R&B, flamenco, fusion and funk, to blues, slide guitar…

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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’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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Neil

Neil grew up in Cape Town, and began performing professionally at the age of 15.  He spent his teenage years playing with many famous South African artists.  Neil studied music at the University of Cape Town, and then moved to Los Angeles to study drums at Hollywood’s Musician’s Institute. Neil’s groups have opened for Tom Petty, Styx, Paul Simon, and Brian Wilson, and you can hear his drumming on TV shows such as Smallville and…

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Alex is a classically-trained pianist and multimedia composer. 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 New Jersey where he graduated…

Logan

Logan is a very talented and fun drum teacher. A graduate of USC’s Popular Music Performance program, Logan is very versatile. He specializes in r&b, soul, hip-hop, pop, and rock. Logan’s music was recently used in the TV show, “Pretty Little Liars.” Logan has a deep love for teaching – whether you are a 5-year-old beginner or an adult professional, you’ll be energized by his enthusiasm and positive spirit. Musicality, passion and…

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Adam

A multi-instrumentalist, Adam teaches banjo, guitar and dobro.  He is a dazzling player, with an organized, but easy-going teaching style, who really enjoys demystifying music for his students.  Adam is equally adept with country, rock, jazz and bluegrass. Adam earned degrees in music from both the University of Virginia, and Hollywood’s Musician’s Institute, and was a national merit scholar — no kidding! Adam currently performs and records with Billy Ray Cyrus – recently…

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Cassie

Cassie has a sunny, enthusiastic personality – she loves teaching voice and piano students of all ages – – particularly those who like to sing and play. Her stylistic specialities are R&B, Pop, Rock, Country, and Gospel — She also enjoys working with beginning classical students. Cassie grew up in Massachusetts, and began performing at the age of eight.  She studied Jazz at the New England Conservatory, and graduated from Boston’s Berklee College…