Founded in 2013 by professional vocalist Vanessa Bryan, Music Lessons LA offers students the rare opportunity to learn one-on-one from the very best in the industry. At Music Lessons LA, we aim to provide mentorships by exclusively hiring professional musicians who are currently active in the music industry.
In the words of the acclaimed bassist Victor Wooten, jamming with professionals is one of the most valuable experiences one can have in any domain. At Music Lessons LA, we wholeheartedly embrace this philosophy by matching each student with a seasoned coach who will nurture and guide them on their individual musical journey. We believe that by immersing our students in an environment of experts, they will not only acquire technical skills but also find invaluable insights into the art of performance. Our coaches provide on-going guidance and support to help students nurture their unique talents and aspirations, as well as prepare for upcoming opportunities.
Located in the vibrant and dynamic Arts District of North Hollywood, California, Music Lessons LA is more than just a music school. When students join Music Lessons LA, they become part of a tight-knit community of passionate musicians who strive for excellence. For over 10 years, we've offered private lessons, and now, students can be the first to join our group classes!
We see Music Lessons LA as an experience. Music Lesson LA offers aspiring musicians the chance to embark on a transformative musical journey. Above all, our goal is to empower students to fulfill their potential and become the next generation of music industry professionals.
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Multi-talented recording artist and songwriter Nic Jackson thrives in a blend of soul, funk, R&B, and pop. A graduate of Vocal Technology at Hollywood’s Musicians Institute, Nic has performed around the world, from the Nova Theatre in Los Angeles to the White House. Nic's original studio album 'Waiting For The Day' (2022) was recently featured in Netflix's "Is That Black Enough For You." His field experience and creative spark make him a charismatic teacher whose impact stretches far beyond the classroom.
As a singer, songwriter, & multi-instrumentalist for over 10 years, Ari has performed in prominent venues all over the country alongside icons such as Pat Benatar, Michael MacDonald, Michelle Williams and more. Her music has also been featured on platforms such as KCRW & the CW. A PR consultant for recording artists, Ari now coaches students on creativity strategy, branding, & social media. She strives to prepare young artists for the professional world by encouraging them to find themselves through music.
Founder of Music Lessons LA, Vanessa Bryan has completed several world tours & studio albums with pros like Lady Gaga, The Killers, Gwen Stefani, and Idina Menzel. An Alaska native, Vanessa was featured in a music documentary (Disney+) & is the official vocal coach for KIDZ BOP KIDZ. As a teacher, she forms true mentorships with her students, helping them discover and follow their own musical path. With Vanessa, students fine-tune vocal technique, stage presence, industry know-how, and creative expression.
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Music Lesson LA carefully selects experienced and talented instructors who are not only active in the music industry but also excellent teachers. These instructors have an in-depth understanding of various musical genres and instruments and are dedicated to providing personalized and engaging lessons.
Each student at Music Lesson LA receives a tailored curriculum that aligns with their individual goals, interests, and skill levels. These customized lesson plans ensure that students stay engaged and motivated throughout their learning journey.
All lessons are taught in our private NoHo studios, equipped with top-quality instruments, audio equipment, and music software. These studios are designed to create a focused and productive learning environment.
In 2013, Vanessa founded Music Lesson LA with the goal of developing artists and musicians through true mentorships with active industry professionals.
A versatile and coveted singer, Vanessa has sung on major studio albums, can be seen on Disney+ (Which Way To The Stage) and is the official vocal coach for KIDZ BOP KIDZ.
Vanessa has been a staple touring member in many groups, like Idina Menzel, Gwen Stefani, The Killers, and more. Over the course of her 15 year long career, Vanessa has graced stages like Glastonbury, Ellen, Kimmel, and Fallon, and even the White House.
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