VIRTUAL (Online) Special
  1. Our students have gone online 100% Very happy with the results.

  2. Please let me know if you are interested and I will help you setup the technology. 

  3. Generally you need a USB condenser microphone and preferably some good speakers or headphones. 

  4. I currently have rock, jazz, classical, flamenco, acoustic, and electric guitar online students ranging from 7 to 63 years old.

  5. Sign up for 10 lessons to take advantage of the Special Quarantine Rates.

Enjoy the Process

Learn techniques, methods, and a philosophy that has 400 years of tradition and history.  I will share with you the tips and tricks that I have learned while earning my Doctorate in Musical Arts from Claremont Graduate University, Cal State Los Angeles, and UCLA's Department of Music and performing at 250+ Live Events.

10 Reasons why learning music is important?

  1. Learning music strengthens the connection in the brain called the corpus callosum.  

  2.  Music demands attention to mathematical proportions of time, levels of dynamics, and characteristics of tone production.

  3. Music elevates ones perception to detail & accuracy.

  4. Music is both a mental and physical challenge.

  5. Success involves risk, dedication, &commitment.

  6. Music is challenging but not impossible.

  7. Music doesn't discriminate or do any favors.  

  8. It's not just how much you practice but the quality of your practice time.  (Meaning, What should you do in a sesh?)

  9. The better you practice the better you will be.

  10. When played correctly music can be satisfying for both the player and audience

Showcase Recitals 

Rehearse, perform, and attend 

classical guitar recitals.

Prepare for auditions to Music Schools, Competitions, and Music Conservatories.

Learn the difference between Public



Systems and how they differ in the way they teach music and guitar.


Dr. Payam Larijani is a current Alumni Member of the

UCLA Guitar Chamber Ensemble Directed by Professor Peter Yates

Chair of Music, Cal Poly Pomona

Professor of Guitar, UCLA.

Learn to Perform!

Sign up for individual or 

monthly lessons

every week or twice a month.  Test it out for a month and try out what works best for your schedule, budget, and practice time.  I'm here to help you achieve your highest potential and enjoy the learning process.  

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