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Guitar Lessons Los Angeles - Red Pelican Music - Ethan 2


Brian has created the go-to place for excellent music lessons in LA. Ethan has been my teacher and is dedicated, thoughtful and just a great person to spend time with and learn from. I highly recommend the whole team.
Will S., Yelp
Loving my mandolin lessons with Ethan. He's a great teacher. The studio is very nice, convenient and no problem finding street parking!
Jonathan Holub, Yelp

Ethan is a superb musician, who enjoys teaching guitar, banjo, ukulele and mandolin in a wide range of styles. He creates individualized lesson plans for each of his students, based on their unique interests.

“For me,” Ethan says, “music is about connection and communication. As a teacher, that means imparting information in a way that captivates and motivates the student, helping them discover the joy of making music, regardless of their skill level.”

Ethan has performed with amazing musicians, including Nels Cline, Aoife O’Donovan, Mike Marshall, Robert Fripp & The Orchestra of Crafty Guitarists, Adam Levy, Anthony Wilson, Patrick Shiroishi, Jack Kovacs, and Rees Finley.

Ethan holds a degree in Studio Guitar Performance from USC (where he attended on scholarship), and has studied with numerous teachers, including, Bryan Sutton, Steve Morse, Mary Halvorson, Bruce Forman and Julian Lage.

Ethan’s musical favorites include: The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Bill Frisell, Thelonious Monk, Ornette Coleman, Chris Thile, Vulfpeck, and Sam Amidon.

Online (Virtual) Lessons
Skype, Zoom, FaceTime
Studio Lessons
South Pasadena
In-Home Lessons
Los Angeles