ORANGE COUNTY MUSIC INSTRUCTORS

Laguna Beach Music teacherAmanda – Piano, Voice, Guitar, Clarinet & Trumpet Instructor

Amanda has been a musician for as long as she can remember. Starting at the age of four, she learned piano and strive to compete musically with her older siblings. As she continued in school, Amanda learned many other instruments, including (but not limited to) the trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, trombone, bassoon, baritone, and the guitar. She has been educating children in music since high school and had been essential Catholic churches in Michigan as a piano accompanist for masses, funerals, and weddings. Amanda currently is employed at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA with exemplifies her talents with working with children. She plans to continue her journey in California by pursuing a degree in music composition and teaching.

irvine voice lessonsSophia S- piano & Voice Instructor 

Sophia went to Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall school, holds a bachelor of arts in piano performance from University of Massachusetts Lowell. She enjoys sharing her musical experiences with people of all ages and backgrounds. She has taught at music centers, private schools (after school music program) as well as private lessons. With more than 15 years’ experience as a piano teacher, she is adept in creating exciting and entertaining learning environments. She is an experienced, self-sufficient, reliable and professional educator and performer.

Guitar lessons irvineTaylor – Piano & Guitar Instructor

Taylor has been studying classical guitar performance at Chapman University and is proud to announce he just graduated in December 2016. At Chapman, He studied with Jeff Cogan—the Director of Guitar Studies and Music Technology and Eric Henderson—protégé of the great Andres Segovia. He loves to jam on his electric guitar and is known for his kind and patient interactions with students. Taylor loves teaching students of all ages, from beginner to advanced. He teaches pop songs, notation, classical style, blues, jazz, and rock. He strives to cater lessons to each individual learning style.

Irvine Violin teacherSteven – Piano, Violin, Voice, Cello and Song Writing Instructor

Steven, as his friends call him, is a vocalist, violinist, and songwriter hailing from Los Angeles, CA. From a young age, he developed an interest in the musical arts, starting with piano and voice. He took up the guitar in middle school and continued to expand his instrumental repertoire with cello and darbouka. At 17, he later picked up the violin after watching Celtic Woman perform songs from their album ‘A New Journey’. That experience alone encouraged him to learn musical styles including Chalga, Turkish, Arabic, Latin and Neo-Soul. His list of influences include Mairead Nesbitt, Toni Braxton, Robert Glasper, Matthew Mayfield, Jay Nash, and David Ramirez. In 2012, Steven embarked on his songwriting journey by participating in local open mic nights in Long Beach, Newport, Seal Beach, and Ventura County. It was during those open mic nights that he decided to pursue full-time musician. As of this year, he is recording his first R&B project, set to be released in Fall 2019 while his debut single will be released in late 2018. As an instructor and violinist, he understands that playing such a fickle instrument can be challenging, so he encourages all his students to have patience and get to know their instrument first. During his spare time, he surfs, writes music, and reads articles on Men’s Fashion. He is currently pursuing an A.A. degree in Music Production and Songwriting at Orange Coast College.

piano teacher Orange CountyCole F – Guitar, Voice, Piano and Music Composition Instructor

Cole is a guitarist, singer, model and music producer born and raised in OC California. He began studying Classical guitar at OCSA, and later attended California Institute of the Arts, and Musicians Institute studying guitar, vocals, songwriting and music production. Cole is focused on all styles of music, primarily pop, funk, jazz, hip hop, and RnB. He has been playing guitar for 12+ years, and playing shows and releasing music with a high energy pop funk band called Undecided Future for 8 years.

Piano Teacher in Orange CountyNick S – Piano and Guitar Instructor

Nick is a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter who hails from Irvine, California. From the young age of 3, he found a passion for music. He started classical piano lessons when he was 4, where he continued to learn music theory and piano skills until he was 12 years old. From there, he became interested in learning guitar and practicing singing, and began studying a variety of popular music styles on his own. Around this time, he started writing songs and arranging productions on his computer. He played keyboard at his church for more than 5 years, where he gained valuable experience working with a band. He attended high school at the Orange County School of the Arts in the Commercial Music program before going on to study Popular Music Performance at the USC Thornton School of Music. Since his graduation in 2019, Nick has been focusing on developing his pop-funk/neo-soul band, Undecided Future. He continues to work as a songwriter, producer, and instructor at OC Hit Factory in Tustin, where he has been honing his skills working with young talent for the past 4 years. As a highly-trained student of music himself, Nick feels comfortable teaching a broad range of styles and ages. His instruction method is designed to inspire passion in his students, by combining important knowledge and fundamentals with relatable songs that make it fun to learn!