One-on-one Instruction

With an experienced roster of instructors operating out of our world-class facilities, we’ve created the ideal environment for furthering your musical passion.

One-on-one instruction is tailored to your specific needs and can be facilitated in-person, online, or offsite. (See individual instructors and availability below)

For more details on tutoring/consultation, request info or call 858-592-9497.

Key Topics of Study


Audio Engineering: Learn the workflow of professional recording sessions, covering areas such as signal flow, troubleshooting, acoustics, micing techniques, and gear essentials.

Mixing: How much is too much compression? What’s a convolution reverb? Is in-the-box really the only modern option for mixing? Analyze mixes, discover techniques, develop good habits and practices, and get our mixes sounding better.

Software: What DAW is the right DAW for me? Including Pro Tools, Ableton, and Logic alone, there are so many options out there; get into the nitty-gritty of this software and learn the features that fit into your creative process.

Home Studio Design: Quality recording equipment has never been so affordable or accessible, but not all gear is equal. Skip over dissatisfaction and get professional advice on what really counts in your own home studio.

Production: Better double track that…. Uncover cutting edge and decades old production techniques, from comping and tuning to effectively communicating with artists. There are virtually limitless approaches to production, get guidance developing your own unique style and start making a name for yourself.

Arrangement Music/Music Theory: Get the most out of a song, develop an emotional arc with the instruments you have at your disposal. Learn to master and manipulate the sonic spectrum with pitch and duration.