Learn it right the 1st time. Hear what students and parents are saying about our music schools. We are committed to delivering our students with the highest possible learning environment. At the Long Beach, Redondo Beach, and Peninsula School of Music and The Guitar School our instructors realize that everyone learns differently.


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  City Redondo Beach, CA
  Zip Code 90277
  Address 1710 South Pacific Coast Highway
  Phone Number (310) 540-6767

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What is National Piano Guild? National Piano Guild Auditions are annual evaluations that many piano students choose to participate in. Piano Guild evaluations are held across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Taiwan. Find out why National Piano Guild is so popular. Sign up now to reserve your spot in the next recital! Regular, bi-monthly recitals help to keep music students of all ages on track with their lessons and goal achievement, building confidence with each performance. Currently enrolled piano and voice students can sign up to perform in the Recital Series online.


The three music schools - serving over 600 students - are currently owned by Mark and his wife Lisa Kato. Both are active members of the Music Teachers' Association of California - South Bay Branch and Long Beach Branch. Lisa has served as MTAC-Long Beach Branch Honors Recital Chairperson for several years, and currently oversees the piano program at the three schools. Lisa develops, markets and implements music programs such as the Fall Jazz Series and Classical Student Recital Series as well as teaching classical technique, repertoire, jazz theory and improvising to her own piano students.


That's the usual answer. Imagine the amazed look on your friends and family's faces if you picked up your instrument right this instant and started playing yours and everyone's favorite songs with no effort whatsoever. That would feel awesome! Even for someone with no prior musical experience our easy to follow instruction makes learning uncomplicated and fun - pretty much effortless. Every instructor at Redondo Beach's South Bay School of Music is committed to finding the approach that works best for each person.


Reserve your spot in the Fall Recital Series today! South Bay School of Music is the original home of Mark Fitchett's Guitar School in Redondo Beach, CA. Find out about our exceptional guitar lesson programs for all ages and levels. Ahead of the Curve Coaching Program: Take your guitar playing, songwriting, knowledge of music theory and composition to the next level with this intensive lesson program under Guitar School founder Mark Fitchett.


Piano lessons are offered for all ages and all levels, from total beginner through advanced hobbyist to present and future musician. Pre-school aged children can enroll in our Pre-School Music Program (for children ages 2-4). Music students are introduced to instruments (piano, drums, violin, kalimba, recorder, guitar, glockenspiel), pitch (high versus low, do-re-mi, etc.), and rhythm concepts and musical games in a small class setting. Our Pre-School Music Program is offered at Peninsula School of Music, our Rancho Palos Verdes campus.


Best Music Instruction in the South Bay Our dedicated professional music teachers have college degrees in music and/or years of professional music experience performing, recording and touring. Listen to our growing list of video clips from teacher and student performances and it should be obvious - music teaching and performing is what we do best! We love what we do, and we keep attracting more and more students who feel the same way. After his first recording at the age of 17 with Shirley Bassey, Gary began touring in the mid-70's with Etta James, Olivia Newton-John and Cher.