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Homeschooling in Orange County, CA


Piano, Guitar, Violin, Cello and other instruments taught In your home

Structured proven lesson programs tailored the students' learning styles. Teachers are music professionals from College Music Programs. Vendor for Excel Charter Academy and Inspire.


Private Piano Lessons in Irvine with Woodbridge Music 
Karen Smith is a Christian piano teacher with over 30 years experience, 20 years in Irvine. Local references are available. Presently teaching music classes and directing musical productions at a private Christian school.  Karen comes from the perspective of being a teacher, mom, and now grandma. Karen is passionate about giving your student the gift of music and having fun learning. She loves kids and sharing her gift of music with them! Karen will challenge them but not overwhelm them in today's busy world in OC. She wants kids to have balanced lives. Karen would love to speak with you and meet you to discuss her philosophy of music education.  She is a vendor at Julian Charter, Excel Academy, Sage Oak, National Academy, Inspire, iLead,  Summit Academy, Valiant Academy, & Dehesa Charter.  Her rates are: Rates: $30/30 min., $45/45 min, & $60/60 min. lessons.  Please email Karen at: musiclady@cox.netfor information and to request homeschool moms' testimonials about Karen Smith/Woodbridge Music.

Arts & Learning Conservatory
“Students in the A&L program receive university-level concepts presented at age appropriate levels, allowing participants to achieve higher levels of excellence in their personal & artistic ability.”
Have Partnered with B.E.E. to bring classes to the homeschool community.
1518 Brookhollow Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: 714.728.7100

Orange Coast Musical Arts
This nonprofit organization, founded by parents passionate about musical training and education, is dedicated to serving the home school community and those who do not have access to a band or orchestra program in their traditional school. OCMA's objectives and goals include giving children a well-rounded musical ensemble experience while performing in their community, church, and youth activities. The ultimate “teamwork” activity, performing in a band requires a shared commitment to practicing individually at home, working together in rehearsal and supporting each other spiritually, mentally and emotionally. Three band levels, from beginning to advanced, as well as specialized musical ensembles. Please consider visiting a rehearsal to see what our bands are doing and working to achieve. http://www.orangecoastmusicalarts.org/ 

Patrick's Music School
"Every Life Needs Music"
Patrick's Music School is and independent co-op of experienced music teachers conducting weekly lessons and classes in all styles of music. All ages are invited to learn the joy of maiking music! Lessons and classes include: piano, guitar, strings, woodwinds, voice, and brass.
1213 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton (714) 871-1961

Musid Ed 4 U, Inc.
Piano Instruction by Carol Clark
Music Education Programs for preschoolers to adults
Carol has developed an innovative program that even preschoolers can understand! With over 35 years of teaching experience, Carol has recently learned what a joy it is to teach homeschoolers! Take all the kids - half-hour lessons are $100 a month for two or three children at a time (Or one child for an hour). Lessons are in Irvine.Call Carol Clark now for free observation and lesson (949) 660-1952. www.MusicEd4U.com 

Talent Education Center: Suzuki Violin
Cynthia Faisst, Suzuki Violin Sensei, Early Childhood Music Speicalist
Got2Twinkle has many home school students in the program already. The more the merrier. Membership at got2twinkle includes Group lesson activities and a growing musical parenting group. They start with PreTwinklers at age 3, and supplement their lessons with Kindermusik. See web site: http://www.got2twinkle.com/ 

Patricia Shanks Voice Studio
A professional studio for the discriminating student of voice. Sensible, foundation-based training for the singing artist. A time tested, progressive approach to healthy singing for those interested in entertaining the study of the fine art of classical voice. A place for the serious student of singing to establish a technique suitable for classical singing, legitimate musical theatre work or traditional sacred singing. A place where the avocational singer or beginning singer can work to develop a solid basic technique applicable to all styles of singing. See www.studioshanks.com for more information. 

Premier Music
Private lessons in Guitar, Bass, Acoustic Bass, Drums, Piano and Voice. Band programs for electric instruments. All instructors have college educations as well as professional experience performing as well as teaching. Contact information:
211 W. Katella Ave Suite B
Orange, CA 92867

OC Drumming Teacher
Welcome All aspiring drummers...
Affordable drum lessons specializing in kids 8 & up. All styles, levels, ages. Over 30 years drumming experience. Graduate of prestigious mucical institute. Please visit website www.ocdrummingteacher.com or call 714-505-5990 

LC Piano Studio
Studio located in Fountain Valley offering private piano Lessons. Specializing in teaching children ages 5 - 18, levels: beginner - advance. Will accept students with special needs. To find out more about the studio, please check site at www.lcpianostudio.com, or call for more information. 

LARRY SALZMAN drums & world percussion
Larry Salzman is available for private drum set lessons. All ages and levels, from beginner to advanced. All styles are taught with an emphasis on: * proper stick technique (match and traditional grip) * stylistic development * sight reading * speed, accuracy, and endurance * hand, foot, and eye coordination Visit www.larrysalzman.net/lessonsfor more information. References from current students and/or parents are available upon request. 

Guy Babusek Vocal Studio
(714) 540-5211
The Guy Babusek Vocal Studio is based in Orange County, California. Mr. Babusek offers professional voice lessons using the Speech Level Singing technique (SLS) developed by Seth Riggs. This technique helps improve your range, endurance, stamina, breath-control, resonance, vocal strength and vocal quality. 

Encore Academy of Performing Arts
Voice and private piano lessons with degreed teachers with expertise in making music come alive for the young learner. The cost is $100.00 month for a 1/2 hour lesson.
17451 Bastanchury Road #102d Yorba Linda
714 223-2864


7342 Orangethorpe Ave C-101, Buena Park
Tel: 714.522.6789
The New California Conservatory prepares students for a lifetime of music-making, regardless of their professional aspirations as early as possible in their lives.The curriculum begins with programs for the very young, when the foundation for learning is laid down, offering classes in instrumental and vocal study, theory and ear training, chamber music and orchestra. It is the goal of the New California Conservatory to provide each student with a stimulating environment best suited to his or her age and education level. 
Piano, Voice, Violin/Viola, Cello, Flute, Drum, Guitar, Computer Lab, Keyboard/Jazz Piano, Clarinet/Oboe, Trumpet/Saxophone, Harp, Ensemble, Orchestra 

Pepperland Music
Pepperland Music offers Music Lessons, Instrument rental and sales, accessories, sheet music books, CD and DVD's, convenient location - 7 days a week. Over 26 years serving Orange County. 
Location: 850 N. Tustin Street, Orange Ca 92867 (714) 639-0909 10am - 8pm Sunday 10-6 

Art Scott Music Studios

Many parents today still see the importance of giving their children a great Music Education as part of their home schooling experience. Children learn far more than just Music when they take piano lessons; they also learn what Art calls the 9 C's: Confidence, Creativity, Concentration, Coordination, Consistency, Charm, Conceptualization, Courage and Commitment. Art teaches private piano lessons and makes house calls all over Orange County. Art has over 30+ years experience and a degree in Music Education. Art teaches numerous families who home school; one family has been with him for over five years where he teaches 4 boys and one girl in the same family. If you need free advice towards the rental or purchase of a piano keyboard or just want to chat about lessons, feel free to call Art direct or send him an email. Visit Art's Website for a lot of useful tips and information.
(949) 454-1221

Piano and Beyond
Piano Lessons by Highly experienced Classical Musician/Teacher. Family Discounts/$20/lesson in Studio. $20/lesson traveling (plus travel fee ) outside Studio. Home Studio located in West Irvine. Teacher is formerly trained Child Therapist and works with Breathing and Relaxing techniques to bring the Students to full accomplishment at the instrument.
www.pianoandbeyond.com or 949-870-6200. 

Dexter Music Academy
A private music school in the Newport Beach area. This school specializes in pairing classical training with personalized student goals to service families individually. They offer lessons in piano, voice and performance, guitar (acoustic, electric, and bass), drums and percussion, band instruments, and orchestral instruments. This is a school with Christian music teachers who not only have technical expertise, but also possess a certain amount of personality, patience, and care to relate well with each student. These teachers regularly visit the homes of students to teach them music lessons. Dexter Music Academy is devoted to providing resources for families in this way.
(949) 400-4664 

Cliff Drive Park Music School
Offering the highest level of music training available, Cliff Drive Park Music School recognizes that you are an individual. The unique make-up of each student requires an individual design and approach. We take pride in exploring each student’s own special gifts and challenges in order to create the most effective and enjoyable learning environment.
- Private Lessons
- Group Classes
- Music Theory 
- Early Childhood Music Enrichment
Phone number: (949) 355-1474 

Drum Lessons

Mission Viejo, South Orange County
Mark Pryor - Drum Instructor
Mark's teaching career has seen students advance to be first call drummers in the UCLA music department, play professionally in national acts, and semi-professionally in their local communities. A proven track record with lessons tailored to meet the students' needs; Mark is patient, organized and results oriented.
Area of teaching expertise: 
- Drum Set (beat and rhythm development) 
- Reading and writing drum notation 
- Snare drum technique (Spivack method) 
- Rudimental studies 
- Coordination development 
- Drum transcription and quick charts 
- Development of time and meter 
For more information, please visit pryors-place.com

Piano lessons and music theory taught at very reasonable rates in your home! Patient, fun teacher works with students at their pace to give them the skills to understand, read, and play music, and to develop a life long love of piano. "Our fabulous piano teacher. She teaches several students in our group and they are really progressing with their music." - Elizabeth Balow. Please contact Gee Wun Lee for more information atgeewun87@hotmail.com


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Comment by Dennis Frayne on July 10, 2019 at 3:13pm

Dennis Frayne teaches piano lessons, voice lessons, guitar, band instruments, and other music instruction, in your home (South Orange County, CA).


Comment by Samara Rice Music on August 29, 2017 at 11:04am
Private Lessons: Samara Rice Music teaches engaging and play-based lessons specifically designed for students ages 5-18. A wide variety of music games, books, technology, and materials are utilized to tailor each lesson to the student’s exact interest and needs.
Teen Songwriting Class: Learn to write your own music and lyrics!

Topics include song structure, rhyme schemes, chord progressions, developing themes, instrumentation, genres, popular music history, and more!

Comment by Mark Laudenslager on July 2, 2017 at 10:02am

Piano, Guitar, Violin, Cello and other instruments taught In your home

Welcome to California Sound Music Academy!
We believe that learning music is a "Gift" that is"Wrapped in Fun".  Whether you are a beginner,  an accomplished musician, or virtuoso, we know that "You" deserve an experience that is rewarding and fun no matter what goal it is you aspire to achieve.

Through our instrument and voice lessons, we have established a fostering and nurturing environment that brings out the best in each student. We welcome students of any age and skill level.

You receive structured proven lesson programs, but tailor them to the learning style that is most beneficial for optimum development. We understand that each student learns in a different manner.

Our teachers are music professionals that come from College Music Programs such as Chapman University and California State Long Beach.They bring background and experience in:

Music Pedagogy
Music Theory and Composition
Technical Skills and Music Performance

Our lessons are offered in 30 minute, 45 minute and 60 minute time intervals usually once a week

The cost is $40, $50, and $60 per lesson respectively.

We are vendor partners with Excel Charter Academy and Inspire. If you are part of another charter program, let us know and we will contact them to set up a relationship with them as well.

You can also contact us directly at 949.981.3372 to register for lessons or email lessonservices@calsoundmusicacademy.com

You can also visit our website at our website



Here's a picture and video from a past Music Recital we hold each year for the students



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