- About Us
Do you live in Rancho Cucamonga and dream of playing guitar like Jimi Hendrix or singing your heart out on Broadway? Are you under the impression that music is a talent reserved only for a select few? Well, think again. Music is for everyone, and talent is overrated. With plenty of practice and some expert instruction, you can pull off amazing guitar licks and bring a crowd to its feet. California Music Studios is here to help.
California Music Studios has been dedicated to furthering music education for kids and adults for over 25 years. We want to help students interested in honing their musical craft by matching them with teachers for in-home or studio music lessons in Rancho Cucamonga. Our goal is to give every student a shot at developing their musical abilities with the best music educators we can find. The music teachers we work with must go through rigorous screenings that include personal and professional evaluations and background checks.
From there, we match teachers up with students. According a survey, we boast a 97 percent success rate in student-teacher matching. However, if at any point you are unsatisfied, we can swap out your instructor for someone more suited to your learning style.
The teachers we work with solely conduct individual music lessons. That means one-on-one interactions and customized lesson plans that focus entirely on your progress and build off of your own pace. You don’t have to worry about rushing through difficult techniques or spending too much time on easy concepts. Just constant, steady progress within a fun, positive learning experience.
There are so many instruments in the music realm, and with our network of over 350 teachers, you can learn them all in various styles, genres, and disciplines.
Your embouchure describes the way your lips and facial muscles form around a mouthpiece. The word comes from the French root word for “mouth.” A good embouchure allows for full range and tone while reducing strain or injury.
While your embouchure is important for all wind instruments, it plays a significant role in the brass family. Your embouchure provides the necessary vibrations to produce sound, so a weak embouchure means weak sound. There are a lot of different ideas about what the “correct embouchure” entails. Your instructor will teach you how to form a comfortable embouchure and how to use it to adjust tone and volume.
A capo is a moveable bar placed on the frets of your guitar, ukulele, banjo, or other string instrument, thus shortening the neck and strings of your instrument to change the key. They are used in various forms of play and are especially useful if you plan to sing while you play. However, you shouldn’t use a capo in lieu of learning barre chords. Ask your instructor how and when to use a capo.