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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 La Jolla 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 La Jolla area are active and connected and bring their experiences to the table when they teach.

If you live in La Jolla 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 La Jolla.

Meet a few of our instructors in the La Jolla area!

Tyler S

Tyler has taught music privately for over six years now to the entire spectrum of ages, mainly 8 to 16 years of age. His former instructors include Paula Simmons, (Brian) Che-Yen Chen, and Basil Vendryes. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. His first experience teaching occurred in martial arts during high school, teaching fellow students and youth classes as a Black Belt. He recently graduated with a music degree in Viola Performance from the renowned Denver University, Lament School of Music leading him to teaching viola, violin, and guitar lessons for elementary to adult students. He has played professionally with Jazz and commercial music artists including, Pretty Lights, Michal Menert, and Denver based rock bands Eldren and Petals of Spain. Tyler is currently pursuing audio engineering and teaching credentials. Tyler was introduced to piano at the age of five by a high school student. Music became a game, a curiosity and something he was good and quick at. He would like to share his passion for music and learning new things with kids because they are curious, creative and open minded. That would be a very refreshing population and environment. The arts are a great outlet for personal expression and emotional release. All children should at least be exposed to the power of music and he’d like to be a part of that. Tyler feels his strong suits are his patience and constant need for more knowledge and sharing of his own knowledge. He wishes to help his students in any way to share knowledge in string instruments and the performance of music of many genr

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Tyler S

San Diego County

  • Piano.
  • Violin.
  • Online Lessons.
  • Music Theory.

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.