We believe music lessons should be inspiring, social, supportive, and above all: FUN! Engaging music lessons in Huntington Beach

Private Lessons: Piano and More

HB School of Music believes true progress in music can be made only by working steadily at a program tailored to the individual student. Our private classes are tailored to meet the individual needs of the student. Lessons may vary from 30 minutes to an hour, depending upon the progress of the student.

We teach basic music fundamentals, including note reading, rhythm, singing, and how to play various instruments. Using special teaching-techniques and games, students will learn to read music quickly. Rhythmic play will include teaching small children how to keep time to the beat of the music. Teachers use various creative methods in helping your child to understand different musical terms.

Having fun at the music lesson and accomplishing certain musical goals usually makes students eager to learn more. Of course, each student progresses at his or her own pace but practice is essential for progress and keeps the music lessons fun and exciting.

Voice lessons Huntington Beach

Voice Lessons

We teach a variety of vocal styles, including classical, musical theatre, opera, popular music, and song writing. A portion of lesson time each week is devoted to exercises that are designed to help students improve their vocal range, breath control, vibrato, tone production, enunciation, projection, and more. Students will work on expanding their repertoire, selecting their own songs, with the teacher's help and recommendation.

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Violin lessons Huntington Beach

Violin/Cello Lessons

Our string teachers are well qualified to teach from beginners up to advanced and adult students. We also have violin classes for children as young as 3 year old using the Suzuki method. Teachers will also work with students who wish to join the school or local orchestra to prepare for auditions.

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Piano lessons Huntington Beach

Piano Lessons

Our piano teachers have experiece teaching from very young students up to retired adults, and they teach a variety of styles from classical to popular music. Whatever your favorite style of music, our teachers are happy to help you become the pianist you want to be. You will learn the correct technique, fundamental music theory, and sight reading. You do not have to have a piano at home to take lessons. A simple full size electronic keyboard will suffice for the first 6 months. Our piano teachers have warm personalities and enjoy sharing their love for the piano with you.

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Guitar lessons Huntington Beach

Guitar Lessons

Our guitar teachers teach rock, blues, metal, country, bluegrass, and classical guitar lessons on electric and acoustic guitars. Beginner students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading, and theory. We balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson you are challenged with a new technical or theory concept, but always end with something fun such as your favorite riff or song. We use a variety of guitar method books to accomplish this and encourage students to bring CDs or their iPod to their lesson to learn their favorite tunes.

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Ukulele lessons Huntington Beach

Ukulele Lessons

Ukulele is a great choice of instrument for younger children who are interested in learning a stringed instrument. With two fewer strings than the guitar and a shorter fretboard, it can be easier to play. Its nylon strings are also easier on the fingers. Our ukulele teachers will personalize their lesson plans to suit your learning style and preferences.

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Other instruments

Other Instruments

We find that piano, guitar, and violin are our most popular instruments. If something else is your style, say, flute, bass, viola, or saxophone maybe, we'd be happy to help. Just contact us for more information.

Glee Choir Program

Glee Choir Huntington Beach

Choir allows students to develop their singing skills as well as their appreciation for music. Students work together as a team to prepare a mixture of harmonies and fun songs to perform throughout the year. Singing, Dancing and Acting, the students as an ensemble will be able to create a musical performance.

Our director will guide the students in choosing the repertoire, the theme and plot, and will write a script for the scenes.

Voice technique and body language will be part of each rehearsal combined with improvisation and creation.

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Chamber Music Program

Chamber Music Huntington Beach

Performing in a chamber music ensemble is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences for a musician. Students expand their overall musicianship, technique, and performance skills. Ensembles comprise various combinations of instruments including piano, woodwinds, and strings. Groups range in size from two to six performers.

Chamber groups will be coached by a teacher of our school. The coordinator will arrange the weekly coachings based on the schedules of the coaches and participants. The semester includes thirteen coachings, a master class, and a final performance.

Chamber groups are formed based on matching the level, age, and skill of the musicians who perform a successful audition.

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We usually start students with one 30-minute lesson per week, depending on the student's attention span, the instrument, and the student/parent's needs. Many students eventually move on to 45-minute or hour lessons.

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Meet Our Teachers

Cuong Nguyen
Cuong Nguyen


Graduated with a Bachelor in Music with Honors from New Zealand, winner of the Yoshiro Irino memorial...
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Hugo Nogueira
Dr. Hugo Nogueira


Brazilian guitarist Hugo Nogueira won the 2011 American Guitar Society competition. After attending three...
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Ekaterina Bessmeltseva
Dr. Ekaterina Bessmeltseva


Ekaterina Bessmeltseva is a concert pianist whose performances span North America, Europe and Russia....
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Sally Rose Bates
Dr. Sally Rose Bates

Voice, Piano, Theory and Choir

Sally Rose Bates, mezzo-soprano, earned a Masters Degree in Vocal Performance from Georgia State University...
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Jaclyn Kim
Jaclyn Kim


Jaclyn is an accomplished violinist who began her musical journey in violin at the age of four and in...
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Aline Sardao
Aline Sardao

Voice, Guitar and Chamber Music

Orchestral and Operatic conductor, Maestra Aline Sardão is a native of Brazil. She began her Electric...
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Rachel Blair
Rachel Blair

Voice, Ukulele

I've had the music in me my entire life! I've been creating it for about 14 years though. I began playing...
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Eriko Tsuji
Eriko Tsuji


An experienced violin teacher with Master's Degree at UCLA in Music. A member of MTAC and Royal Conservatory...
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Magnum Nadal
Magnum Nadal

Piano, Composition, Saxophone

Magnum Nadal is a composer/performer based in Southern California. He holds a Bachelors in Music in Composition...
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Bettina Houser
Bettina Houser

Guitar, Ukulele, Flute

I am originally from Austria, the center of classical music and have had my musical education on my instruments...
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Chelsea Ayllon
Chelsea Ayllon

Piano, Violin

Chelsea comes from a line of musicians, artists, and poets. Music is in her blood, and she is mostly...
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Natalie Do
Natalie Do

Cello, Violin, Piano

Natalie is a cellist who began her musical journey at age five. She believes that no matter the background,...
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Dennis Feinland
Dennis Feinland

Wind, Piano

Dennis started his passion for music at a very early age. Piano in elementary school, and saxophone by...
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Taylor Cooksey
Taylor Cooksey

Viola, Violin, Cello, Piano

Taylor started playing the violin and cello at the age of ten. She has performed in a wide range of ensembles...
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Seth Leue
Seth Leue

Oboe Specialist, Wind and Piano

Seth has played Oboe or Clarinet in orchestral settings for most of his life. During high school he was...
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Marylin Mello
Marylin Mello

String, Piano

Marylin grew up in Fresno and began her musical studies at age eleven. From there she joined her local...
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