RIVERSIDE COUNTY MUSIC INSTRUCTORS

Coachella valley music teacher

Jeff W – Piano, Voice, Violin & Guitar Instructor 

Jeff began his musical journey at the age of 8, studying classical piano, competing in local competitions, performing/entertaining a lot at city functions, dinner banquets and many other upscale events. In his teen years he wasted no time and took up the violin and participated in a reputable chamber string orchestra for the Community School of Music (CSMA) at the University of Redlands; received additional instruction on the Tenor Saxophone and Trumpet in which he participated in various wind ensembles and jazz groups. He was inspired to march and spent 6 years in Drumline playing tenor drums and managed to work up to Drum Captain for 2 years.  Composing, arranging and transcribing became a constant hobby in his spare time as a teen and even offered these skills as services for extra income. He has appeared in local newspapers on numerous occasions for his musical endeavors including his orchestra compositions he also conducted at 16 years old. “War Cry” is a piece which was premiered in front of 3,000 people at the “Redlands Bowl”; and  “Opening Fanfare” a piece that premiered in front of 7,000 people at “Ted Runner Stadium” on 4th of July. Jeff went on to teaching band for the local school district before transferring to the desert to start music programs such as Drumline, Violin, Piano and Band for the elementary schools. Jeff became the Co-Founder of “Make Your Mark”, a non-profit organization that raises money to keep music in the schools. Jeff is a well-rounded musician with over 15 years of teaching experience between the classroom and private students.

Palm Desert piano lessonsLara – Piano & Voice Instructor 

Lara is a piano and vocal instructor, songwriter and worship leader . Lara has been teaching for almost 20 years. She has traveled the world, singing for World Vision, Mission of Mercy, and for other events. Lara writes her own music which can be found on ITunes. She is currently working on her next worship album. She is amazing and has a pure gold voice.

Music teacher palm desertTyler – Guitar, Piano & Voice Instructor 

Tyler attended the Berklee College of Music with a focus on Songwriting and Performance. After leaving school, he received a record deal and released his debut album “The Wire.” He has performed with acts ranging from Buddy Greco to the chart-topping Andy Grammer. Along with his performance career, Tyler has been teaching music as a private instructor and as a consultant for school music programs for more than six years.

Indio guitar teacherLuciano – Guitar Instructor 

Luciano began playing guitar at the age of 10 and it quickly progressed to become his number one passion. He attended Musician’s Institute in Los Angeles where he received his degree in Guitar Performance with a minor in business and learned to master various styles like Rock, Pop, Jazz, Bossa Nova, and more. After graduating He spent the next few years as a session guitarist and as a member of various bands in the Los Angeles area. Luciano now currently resides in the Coachella Valley where he produces and records his own music.