Get matched with a local, background-checked strings instructor that fits your musical goals & interests.
At no cost and no obligation, California Music Studios matches you with independently established instructors who provide professional violin, viola, cello, and double bass lessons throughout Southern California.
You only pay for the lessons if you decide to take them. There is no obligation.
All instructors have passed extensive background checks. This is an advantage that local studios and individuals rarely offer students.
Lessons are available for beginners, intermediate & advanced students.
Instructors teach in local studios, or in your home (if you wish).
The matching service is free and at no obligation to you. You only pay for music lessons if you choose to take them.
1. Call us for a quick chat so we know what you are looking for.
2. A highly trained placement coordinator finds your ideal teacher.
3. Your instructor will contact you to schedule your lessons.
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The mainstay of many classic ensembles that has made its way into country, folk, and chamber rock.
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The bigger brother of the violin, the viola offers a deeper sound in a slightly larger frame.
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Tuned an octave below the viola, the cello gets you into the deeper registers for orchestras, popular music, and solo performances.
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An international symbol for cool, the ole six-string fits in with any style or genre. Take advantage of acoustic, electric, or bass guitar lessons in Irvine for that extra boost in confidence.
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The double bass is the largest in the violin family, providing a deep sound that can be brought out with the bow or a plucky pizzicato.
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Harps offer amazing range, dexterous technique, and potentially the most pleasant sound in the world.
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The mandolin is actually the youngest member of the family, much like the violin. It has four courses of double strings to create a bright, harmonized sound that is oh-so pleasing to the ears.
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The banjo is an incredibly complex instrument with a ton of folk tradition to back it up.
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So GLAD I Found CMS! ..The teacher they recommended is very nice and is great with kids! You guys are AMAZING!
San Jose, CA
Very professional, they understand the needs of young musicians!
San Diego, CA
Our family could not be happier with Shayla — she is a wonderful piano teacher! My son is excited to play piano each week. I feel like we are giving him a gift that will last a lifetime. Thanks, California Music Studios!!!