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In this area, you'll find articles regarding music education, practice tips, music performances, etc.

Student of the Month

Here, we highlight one of our exceptional young talents. Congratulations Isabella and Celine, you are June's Student of the Month!

"A New App For Sight Reading"

Here is a new app that can aid music teachers with instructing students with sight-reading.

"Improving Music Education"

Having basic knowledge of music history is good for cultural enrichment.

"Ethan Hawke Directs Film about Music Educator"

Not all great music teachers are like the character portrayed in the movie "Whiplash".

Now Enrolling for Summer Classes!

Our group classes will start the week of June 8th through the week of August 8. We have classes for both beginners and intermediate level students. Please click on Classes to view our schedule. Spots are limited, so sign up today!

Your First Choice In Music Lessons

Daylight savings is here, meaning we get to stay out later in the day to take music lessons! We offer:

Piano Lessons Vocal Lessons
Guitar Lessons Drum Lessons
Violin Lessons Viola Lessons
Cello Lessons Saxophone Lessons
Flute Lessons Clarinet Lessons
Oboe Lessons Trumpet Lessons
Trombone Lessons French Horn Lessons

All at great prices. We also offer group classes for select instruments. Our instructors hold, at minimum, a BA in Music and all have extensive teaching experience to suit your musical aspirations.

Stop by or call today to see if we're the right fit for you!

"SMMC ROCK GIG" at Jones Coffee, Pasadena


San Marino Music Center students who participate in our "Rock Ensemble" class on Saturdays got a chance to strut their stuff in front of a live audience in November. Click on Classes and scroll down to watch highlights from our performance groups and check out some pictures in our Gallery.

Not Just Music Lessons! We Also Have...

  • Performance Classes. Our performance classes give students the experience of playing music in a group. Visit our Classes page to see what is currently being offered.

  • Music Recitals. Our students will have the chance to share their talents in front of family, friends and peers in an encouraging environment.
  • Owned and Operated by

    John and Sisilia Axume

    Sisilia John

    click here for Owner Bio's