Teachers

Martin Purtill

Martin Purtill

As a music educator for over ten years, Martín Purtill is passionate about introducing music to children because of the personal development, creativity, and ...

Alan Aslan

Alan Aslan

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Logic Pro Having played guitar for over 16 years, I have produced a very familiar yet individual style to my playing that spans all genres.  I ...

Charles Horin

Charles Horin

Bass Guitar, Electric Bass A Los Angeles native, Charles is a seasoned live and session musician. He began his musical career playing cello in his middle school ...

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

For the last 8 years, rising star Andrew Johnson has been performing, educating and managing musicians on both the east and west coast. Mr. Johnson attended the highly ...

Brittany Cotto

Brittany Cotto

Violin, Viola Brittany Cotto is a highly sought after and accomplished violinist, violist, musician contractor and music educator. Her signature style combines ...

Charles Orena

Charles Orena

Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet, Recorder Born Santa Barbara. Attended University California Santa Barbara majoring in music with an emphasis in Clarinet studying with ...

Chico Fernandez

Chico Fernandez

Drums Paul \'Chico\' Fernandez was born in Toronto and began playing drums at the age of three! He studied piano when he was eight and later reconnected with the ...

Courtney Lemmon

Courtney Lemmon

Voice NOMINATED FOR HER JAZZ CD “STAY WITH ME” IN THE 2011 HMMA’S A native of Santa Monica, California, Courtney Lemmon has been active musically since choir and ...

Cynthia Speer

Cynthia Speer

Piano, Voice Cynthia Speer (Cindy) grew up in the Deep South of Louisiana and Mississippi.  Playing piano since age 4 and singing publicly since her teenage years, ...

Dan Weinstein

Dan Weinstein

Violin, Viola, Tuba, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium Dan Weinstein is one of the busiest and least jaded professional musicians in LA. He plays the entire history of ...

Elissa Moser Linowes

Elissa Moser Linowes

Upright Bass, Bass Guitar, Violin, Piano Elissa plays in bands on both upright and electric bass. She plays in the bass section with the Santa Monica Symphony. You ...

Gary Nesteruk

Gary Nesteruk

Piano Gary has been teaching with us since 1982 combining his wide range of professional experience with his deep interest in the development of young artists and a ...

Isaac Takeuchi

Isaac Takeuchi

Violin, Cello, Guitar, Ukulele, Accordion, Piano Isaac Takeuchi lives in Los Angeles - his main focus is cello performance and composition. He has been playing cello ...

Jay Green

Jay Green

Guitar, Ukulele Jay Green began playing guitar at the age of 10 and writing his own tunes shortly thereafter. In 2011 he received the Berklee Celebrity Scholarship ...

Jeorge Taylor

Jeorge Taylor

Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Trumpet A gifted musician and experienced instructor, Jeorge Taylor teaches woodwinds, brass and piano to students of all ages. In ...

Kevan Torfeh

Kevan Torfeh

Violin, Viola, Cello, Upright Bass, Guitar, Piano Kevan\'s musical activities include playing recording sessions, concerts, and teaching. Mr. Torfeh served as ...

Laura Leighe Stockton

Laura Leighe Stockton

Voice, Piano For 11 years, Laura has been a private vocal instructor in Los Angeles, OKC, and Online. With a Degree in Vocal Music Education from Oklahoma University ...

Linda Mitchell

Linda Mitchell

Voice I have over thirty years experience in teaching students how to grow, improve and keep their voice. The daughter of a big band leader, I have been around music ...

Marc Van Aken

Marc Van Aken

Drums Marc studied music at the University of Music and Acting Arts, Hamburg, Germany. Marc engaged in additional studies at the Percussion Institute of Technology ...

Mary Harper

Mary Harper

Piano After getting a Bachelor of Music from the Berklee College of Music, Mary played professionally and taught private lessons. She has been teaching at the Music ...

Spencer Danielson

Spencer Danielson

Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano Spencer Danielson studied clarinet performance at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and received his undergraduate degree ...

Timothy L. Battig

Timothy L. Battig

Tuba, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium Tim Battig is a multi-instrumentalist from Santa Monica, CA. A classically-trained French Horn player, he not only ...

Sandra Pehrsson

Sandra Pehrsson

Piano, Voice Sandra Pehrsson is an award winning Swedish Jazz and Contemporary singer/ songwriter, multi instrumentalist and singing, piano and performing arts ...

Todd Tatum

Todd Tatum

Drums, Percussion A graduate of the Grove School of Music, Todd has been teaching with us since 1983. In addition to instructing drums and percussion at SMMC, Todd ...

Vince Suzuki

Vince Suzuki

Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet Vince has been playing over 30 years and started teaching at SMMC in 1999! He has played with the likes of Frankie Valli and the Four ...

Yin Jiang

Yin Jiang

Violin Over the past 30 years, I\'ve taught hundreds of students from kindergarten to college graduates, children to adults, young and old! Some of my students ...

Alan Aslan

Alan Aslan

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Logic Pro Having played guitar for over 16 years, I have produced a very familiar yet individual style to my playing that spans all genres.  I ...

Charles Horin

Charles Horin

Bass Guitar, Electric Bass A Los Angeles native, Charles is a seasoned live and session musician. He began his musical career playing cello in his middle school ...

Ben Eaton

Ben Eaton

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ukulele, Music Theory I\'ve been teaching guitar for the last eight years to students of wide ranging skill levels who seek to gain an ...

Ellis Laifer

Ellis Laifer

Piano, Guitar Ellis is a musician currently residing in Los Angeles, CA where he teaches guitar, piano, and music production. When he is not teaching, he is a multi ...

Jim Doyle

Jim Doyle

Drums Jim is a founding member of Hot Club of Los Angeles and also serves as the band’s producer. His credits as a lauded drummer/percussionist sideman and session ...

Charles Orena

Charles Orena

Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet, Recorder Born Santa Barbara. Attended University California Santa Barbara majoring in music with an emphasis in Clarinet studying with ...

Joan Matsuoka Torfeh

Joan Matsuoka Torfeh

Cello, Violin Joan Matsuoka Torfeh grew up in the Bay Area where she began her musical studies with Stephen Herrold. She attended summer workshops in solo ...

Ori Huberman

Ori Huberman

Guitar Ori Huberman studied Music and Music Education in Israel and graduated from Musicians Institute in Hollywood as \"The Most Outstanding Student of the Year\". ...

Pat Johnston

1. Pick a Plan  2. Choose the same instrument as in your plan 3. Choose Teacher 4. Schedule available appointments. No available times? - Choose a different day (i. ...

Tim Hall

Tim Hall

Guitar, Bass Guitar Tim Hall has been teaching guitar and bass at Culver City Music Center for almost 20 years and teaches both children and adults. He is a multi ...

Marc Van Aken

Marc Van Aken

Drums Marc studied music at the University of Music and Acting Arts, Hamburg, Germany. Marc engaged in additional studies at the Percussion Institute of Technology ...

Timothy L. Battig

Timothy L. Battig

Tuba, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Euphonium Tim Battig is a multi-instrumentalist from Santa Monica, CA. A classically-trained French Horn player, he not only ...

Sandra Pehrsson

Sandra Pehrsson

Piano, Voice Sandra Pehrsson is an award winning Swedish Jazz and Contemporary singer/ songwriter, multi instrumentalist and singing, piano and performing arts ...

Yin Jiang

Yin Jiang

Violin Over the past 30 years, I\'ve taught hundreds of students from kindergarten to college graduates, children to adults, young and old! Some of my students ...