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San Diego is an amazing county filled with all kinds of music, art, and culture. The music scene varies from intimate blues clubs, an amazing symphony, some of the nation’s top theatres, an opera house, and a history of pop and rock artists making their grand start right in its cafes. It does not matter what your aspirations are or what genre you are most interested in, San Diego has every niche form of music you could imagine and with it the professionals who can pass that knowledge along to their pupils.

Our instructors in Escondido area come from all sorts of backgrounds and some are still actively involved in their respective scenes. Whether they are playing in a small jazz club in North Park after a long day of teaching lessons, or working in a sound studio with an orchestra on a score for a new Sony video game after talking with their student about how they got their big start with the Youth Symphony, or on a stage as a rock singer at Earth Fest where they waved down at their students from their platform, or in a production at the Old Globe or La Jolla Playhouse after they have sung all day with their own pupils, our instructors in Escondido area are active and connected and bring their experiences to the table when they teach.

If you live in Escondido and looking to find the best instructor, we can help! Let us help you become the next generation of practitioners and enthusiasts. Give us a call today to get your trial lesson set up with one of our instructors in Escondido.

Meet a few of our instructors in the Escondido area!

Mary J

Mary is an Actress, Singer, Writer, Teacher, Pianist, Composer, Playwright, Director, Producer, and Novelist. She is a classically trained vocalist who specializes in Musical Theatre, Pop, Jazz, and Country. Her previous voice teachers range from Opera Singers who sing pop for Grammy award winning video games, to (not one but two) Phantoms from Phantom of the Opera and several others of note. She emphasizes vocal health and proper technique with her students. She started her Suzuki piano training at age four and continued for twelve years with the same studio and during those years was recognized at many conferences and national events. Needless to say, she is classically trained, but chooses to use a variety of techniques with her piano students in order to cater to their learning style and interests, while instilling proper technique and a love of music. All of Mary’s students leave with smiles on their faces and a love, understanding, and appreciation for music. Originally from the Boston area, she was an actress in Boston, New York City, and Chicago before moving to San Diego. She started her collegiate training at The Hartt School of Music Dance and Theatre and The Chicago College of Performing Arts where she studied Musical Theatre, and (due to health complications) transferred and completed her training at the University of San Diego and has degrees in both Music and Theatre. She Music Directs at J Company and runs their As One Ensemble, Works as a Music Director and Acting Teacher for Junior Theatre, has a private Voice, Piano, and Acting studio, and is in the process of getting a new musical off the ground and her novels published. Mary believes in catered education; education that is crafted specifically to each person’s strengths and interests in order to fully access one’s potential and has found enormous success with her students in the past. She has helped several of her student’s land roles, win competitions, and get into top institutions/programs for the arts.

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Mary J

San Diego County

  • Voice.
  • Piano.
  • Online Lessons.
  • Music Theory.

Michael S

Piano, Clarinet, and Saxophone, performer, and instructor with over 27 years of experience. Hundreds of performances with the 296th Army Band in Japan, and Navy Band Southwest: tours all across Japan and the Southwest region of the United States. Performing for dignitaries: diplomats, ambassadors, and high-level military officials at numerous venues such as Japan’s Budokon Hall, Sapporo Snow Festival, Hiroshima, Kobe, Kure, Shimoda, American Consulate in Tijuana, Mexico, Las Vegas. Performed for President Barack Obama on the USS Carl Vinson (2011), and the 60th Anniversary of the Bataan Death March in the Philippines to name a few. Winner of numerous competitions: Paul and Lilian Petri Award Competition, Mu Phi Epsilon woodwind division, honorable mention Oregon Symphony’s Corbett Competition, Concerto performances of Claude Debussy’s “Premiere Rhapsodie” with Portland State University’s orchestra, and Cavallini’s “Adagio and Tarantella” with Naval Band Southwest at the Escondido Performing Arts Center. Winner of the 2008 University of Arkansas Concerto Competition and member of the Armed Forces woodwind quintets, show bands, Dixie and marching bands, needless to say, he does performances on all family of clarinets and saxophones. He is a classically trained pianist of 20 years and often accompanies students in recitals. He has been a Latin pianist for Navy Band Southwest for 2 years. He is a former member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic under Jacob Avshalomov, and Huw Edwards. He did performances with Tito Puente Jr., Miss America 2010 Caressa Cameron, Mike Bogart Tower of Power Trumpet, Manny Cepeda Latin percussionist, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Bands, Keith Clark conductor, Oliver Mercer Tenor, Brian Jagde Tenor. He is also a proud graduate of the Armed Forces School of Music with an outgoing score of 3.2 “Outstanding”.

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Michael S

San Diego County

  • Piano.
  • Online Lessons.
  • Clarinet.
  • Saxophone.
  • Music Theory.