BILL LASALLE    GUITAR, PIANO
Bill has been teaching for many years, great with students of all ages and levels. Bill studied guitar with Ted Green, Howard Roberts and Joe Pass.  Bill started playing music at the age of 10. Bill is a wonderful teacher who you will enjoy working with.

Ray Williams works great with students of all ages.  Ray can help you find your musical voice along with teaching you guitar and music theory.  Availabe Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays

Nick Chamian teaches guitar, bass and drums. He works well with students of all ages and all levels, and can teach multiple genres. 

Available on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

Violin, Voice Teachers & More

Matt Barreca graduated from Musician's Institute with a degree in Performance of Percussion. He works great with students of all ages and teaches beginning to advanced.    

Available Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.

Chad Watson is a multi-instrumentalist, session musician and recording artist. He teaches all ages and levels, specializes in guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin and ukulele.  

Available Friday.

Neil Rambaldi is a guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist from New Jersey. He has his bachelor's in Music from William Paterson University and teaches beginning to advanced students. Available on Tuesday.

Nick Chamian teaches guitar, bass and drums. He works well with students of all ages and all levels, and can teach multiple genres. Nick is also our band coach specialist and can create you into a well-rounded musician. 

Available on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

Guitar & Voice Teachers

Emilio Palame has his bachelor's in music and has played piano professionally for 40+ years. He works best with advanced students who are focused, serious and passionate about the instrument. Available on Tuesday.

Piano & Voice Teachers

Our music lessons are offered 7 days a week from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm (call for availability). Classes are all private, one-on-one with the instructor, focusing directly on what each individual student needs for learning music. Whether you are brand new to learning music, or if you are looking to sharpen your skills, we know that one of our teachers will fit your needs, and make the connection you're looking for. Music lessons in Los Angeles, Guitar lessons in Los Angeles, music lessons in West Hills!

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At Guitar Merchant, our goal is to provide you with the best in music education at the best price.

We have over 15 teachers, all of them ready to take on new students, and gear the lessons towards your personal musical goals.  


Music Lessons are available to you 7 days a week.

We teach a variety of instruments, and all ages.


See our list of teachers below. 

Call us to schedule a lesson today, and get your 

FIRST LESSON 1/2 OFF. 

Adonai Vargas works great with kids. Good with beginning guitar players. Can also teach in Spanish and knows a variety of worship songs. Great to start you off with the fundamentals of simultaneous playing and singing, as well as learning improvisation. 

Available Sunday through Wednesday.  

Weston Wilson has been writing and playing music since he was very young. Weston is excellent with students of all ages wanting to learn piano, guitar, and songwriting. Weston can do beginning to advanced students. Weston has a wide range of musical influences and loves the music of the sixties.

Sekou Bunch is an internationally known name in the bass world, and has been in the music business for over 40 years as a professional studio recording bassist, world touring musician, theater, orchestral performer, Jingles, television and recording artist, producer and television celebrity. Sekou has taught Master bass classes at leading schools in the greater Los Angeles area.

Available Monday through Sunday.

Danny Faragher is a professional recording artists, specializing in both ukulele and harmonica, with an emphasis on Memphis blues.

Available Saturday.

Tony Nersisyan specializes in violin, viola and cello. He composes original music and teaches students of all ages and all levels.       

Available Sunday.

Ray Williams is a wonderful inspiring vocal teacher who will help you find your musical voice along with helping you with pitch, finding your vocal range and teaching you important warm up excersises

Drum Teachers

Wes Singerman has been playing for over 15 years, he takes his influence from classic rock but specializes in jazz and performance. Teaching beginning to advanced, and also does student prep for college and auditions. 

Available Thursday and Sunday.

Scott Goldbaum is a performance based guitar and vocal instructor. He teaches intermediate to advanced and is also a mentor to many of his students. Scott specializes in songwriting and performance, and can take your playing to the next level. Available Monday & Wednesday. 

GROUP CLASSES


Intermediate Ukulele Classes are offered on Saturday from 2:30-3:30


BAND COACHING


Band coaching on Tuesday's & Thursday's with Nick Chamian. We form bands, or help to develop yours! In these sessions, bands meet once a week for an hour of instruction; learn cover songs, stage performance and write originals. Live performances on our stage are included in these sessions, cost is $20/student.

 

ADVANCED PROGRAMS


The classes offered below are one-on-one with the instructor, and will help anyone who is looking for a more, in depth type of instruction. These sessions are $75.00 per class, all advanced classes are 1 hour.


Songwriting & Artist Development: Take your original music to the next level with professional instruction and critique by Scott Goldbaum.

Drum Technique & Theory: Develop your skills and learn to understand the theory behind the drum set with Matt Barreca.

      

Ramon Blanco is from Granada Spain. He enrolled in the Music Conservatory in Granada where he studied music theory and classical guitar. His teaching abilities ranges from all styles of music: from Classical, Jazz, Contemporary, Bossa-Nova, and Metal genres. Works great with students of all ages. Available Tuesday.

Sign-up for the month and get a discount. 

Lessons are $34.95 per half hour and $69.90 per hour on our monthly plan. 

Family Discounts for more than one student.    

**If you're interested in taking 1 or 2 classes, call us for a session and pay per lesson.

**Pay per lesson rates are $39.95 per half hour, and $79.95 per hour.

The start of your musical journey

Sekou Bunch is an internationally known name in the bass world, and has been in the music business for over 40 years as a professional studio recording bassist, world touring musician, theater, orchestral performer, Jingles, television and recording artist, producer and television celebrity. Sekou has taught Master bass classes at leading schools in the greater Los Angeles area.Available Monday through Sunday.

Miranda has been playing piano since age 4, guitar since age 6, and singing since age 3. She started her career in musical theatre at a young age and entered the pop and rock music scenes soon after. She has recorded with two major record labels and has performed in over 15 countries (and most of the states in the U.S.). Raised by a family of artists and teachers, Miranda has years of classical, contemporary, and theatrical training that she loves to share with others. Her goal is to make learning music as enjoyable as possible by catering to each student’s passions and goals!