El Dorado Hills Music is a studio in El Dorado Hills that has been supporting budding and competition-level musicians for more than 10 years. The company is a locally owned business that understands the residents’ needs to discover their talent and develop their confidence in performing, and it caters to communities, such as Auburn Lake Trails, Camp Richardson, Diamond Springs, Echo Lake, Grizzly Flats, Happy Valley, Pilot Hill, Pollock Pines, and Twin Bridges. The tutors provide a relaxed and nurturing atmosphere that enable students to thrive at their own pace, and the lessons include violin, piano, flute, clarinet, bass, drums, saxophone, and theory. The violin instructor holds a master’s in violin performance, and he has spent three-and-a-half decades as part of symphony orchestras that perform across North America and Europe. El Dorado Hills Music also sells and rents out instruments, and it offers guitar repair services as well.
El Dorado Hills, CA(916) 939-0440
Lawson Music Productions is an entertainment company in Sacramento that offers violin and cello lessons. The center welcomes learners of any age and skill level, and it has been bringing out the musicianship in people for more than 25 years. The owners are a married couple with decades of combined experience as international viola, violin, and cello performers, and they hold music degrees from California State University and Peabody Conservatory. The team provides a positive, safe, and encouraging environment, and it affords learners the opportunity to perform before live audiences and interact with orchestras throughout the area. Lawson Music Productions operates the band, Lady of the Lake, and it presents “mystical, rhythmic, illumined” music throughout the West Coast. The company is a Visions in Education vendor, and the area of coverage includes American River Parkway, Colonial Village North, Del Paso Heights, Dos Rios Triangle, McClellan Heights West, North City Farms, Sacramento City College, Tahoe Park South, and Valley View Acres.
Sacramento, CA(916) 733-2177
Ronit Rieser’s Violin Studio is a training facility in Sacramento that welcomes adults and children aged five and above. The teacher, Ms. Rieser, helps people overcome the perception that string instruments are difficult and take a long time to learn. She enjoys the reputation as a patient and highly competent coach, who in addition to running a private studio also teaches public school orchestra. Ms. Rieser belongs in Camellia Symphony and other chamber ensembles, and she caters to individuals and families in the city and nearby areas, including Elk Grove, Davis, Arden-Arcade, Fair Oaks, Galt, Isleton, and North Highlands. Ronit Rieser’s Violin Studio takes pride in producing performing artists and members of various s symphonies, and she gives a free sample lesson to assist prospective students with their enrollment decision.
Sacramento, CA(916) 873-3430
Sabado School of Music is a training center in Cameron Park that offers lessons in strings, woodwinds, percussion, brass, and other instruments. The faculty aims “to promote the education of music in a positive and creative atmosphere,” and the program involves the development of appreciation for the craft, discipline, self-confidence, and playing skills. The violin teacher graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London, and he has taught in other parts of the United States and worked as a Junior Music Symphony Orchestra of Sacramento cello coach. Sabado School of Music also provides voice instruction, and it holds a number of workshops, camps, and special events each year. The staff posts the policies on the company website, and it runs an online shop the sells accessories, apparel, and gifts that music lovers will appreciate.
Cameron Park, CA(530) 676-5422
Sacramento Strings is a provider of violin and viola instruction in Antelope that welcomes individuals of any age and ability level. The coach has been an educator and professional performer for more than 15 years, with academic training in composition from Cleveland Institute of Music, and he has been a member of youth symphonies in Napa Valley, San Francisco, and Santa Rosa. The teacher commits to honing the learners’ skill and developing their musicality, and he caters to residents in the neighborhood and nearby areas, such as Yuba City, Rancho Cordova, La Riviera, Granite Bay, Gold River, Fruitridge Pocket, Foothill Farms, Elk Grove, and Citrus Heights. Sacramento Strings gives a free introductory lesson to help prospective students decide whether or not the curriculum is for them, and it offers a rental program and “various avenues to purchase” the instrument.
Antelope, CA(916) 640-3540
The Nicholson Music Co. is a studio in Folsom that has been part of the city’s throbbing music scene since 1985. The company offers lessons in violin, acoustic guitar, electric bass, bodhran, recorder, piccolo, harmonica, tin whistle, piano, and other instruments, and it welcomes individuals who wish to learn for recreational purposes or prepare for auditions. The viola and violin instructors have decades of combined professional experience, and their genres include classical and modern. The Nicholson Music Co. also engages in the sales, rentals, and repairs of musical instruments, equipment, accessories, and supplies, and it serves the city and nearby areas, including Elder Creek, Hollywood Park, Newton Booth, North City Farms, Old North Sacramento, Point West, Richardson Village, Upper Land Park, and Wills Acres.
Folsom, CA(916) 983-0763
Tim’s Band Instrument Service is a studio in Sacramento that welcomes children and adults of any skill level. The company has been part of the city’s vibrant music scene since 1977, and it serves residents in communities, such as Arden Fair, College Greens, East Fruitridge, Excelsior Sunrise, Glenwood Meadows, Natomas Crossing, Richmond Grove, Sierra Oaks, and Sundance Lake. The instructors have multiple credentials in their art, as well as decades of combined experience as teachers and performers, and they offer lessons in violin, French horn, trombone, trumpet, harmonica, ukulele, guitar, piano, and other instruments. Tim’s Band Instrument Service also engages in rentals and sales, and it prides itself on acquiring the area’s first ultrasonic cleaning technology, which rids instrument interiors of harmful deposits and improves its performance quality. The staff posts some of the classes’ activity photos and videos on the center’s Facebook page.
Sacramento, CA(916) 925-9160
Watermelon Music is a provider of music instruction and instruments in Davis that has been part of the vibrant local scene since 1996. The company caters to artists and enthusiasts of all ages, and the lessons include violin, viola, banjo, mandolin, string bass, hand percussion, electric bass, bassoon, and piano. One of the teachers is a composer, who is currently a Stockton Symphony permanent first violinist, and the other is a native of the United Kingdom, who has emigrated to the United States to share her 25 years of experience as a European performer in baroque, classical, and electric styles. Watermelon Music also helps singers hone their talent and stage presence, and it reaches out to the city’s neighboring areas, such as Clarksburg, El Macero, Esparto, Knights Landing, Madison, Monument Hills, Rumsey, Woodland, and Yolo.
Davis, CA(530) 758-4010
Young Talents Music School is a training center in Sacramento that offers piano, flute, viola, and violin lessons to individuals aged three and above. The facility accepts students all year round, and it provides instruction in one-on-one and group settings. The faculty consists of university-trained teachers and seasoned performing artists, and it provides learners with opportunities to showcase their talent at recitals, competitions, festivals, workshops, chamber orchestra interactions, and other cultural events. Young Talents Music School holds a ten-year program that can culminate in the receipt of a merit certificate from Music Teachers’ Association of California, and the staff posts some of the classes’ activities on the company website. The coverage area includes Carleton Tract, Churchill Downs, Gateway West, Johnson Heights, Mansion Flats, McKinley Village, Oak Knoll, Swanson Estates, and Terrace Manor.
Sacramento, CA(916) 487-2042