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ModernTone Studios is a state of the art recording and teaching facility in Lafayette, CA. It is a truly unique musical place that caters to beginners, intermediate players, and advanced musicians who are looking to go pro. Run by performing artists who specialize in a wide variety of musical styles and genres, ModernTone aims to provide professional production, instruction, guidance, and support that empower people to realize and fulfill their potential and achieve their musical dreams. Whether you are a child or an adult, a casual player or an aspiring musician, we would love to share our passion, experience, and knowledge with you.

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Classic tone, modern approach. ModernTone provides the perfect creative environment to produce and record your music or narration. The modular design of the spaces gives artists and producers endless creative options when tracking, mixing and mastering. Whether you are going for a big polished production, an intimate sounding acoustic performance, or anything in between – we’ve got you covered.

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Learn from those who do, not just teach. All of us here at ModernTone are professional musicians who tour, perform, record, produce and play music for a living. We have been teaching for years and have helped hundreds of students be the best musicians they can be. We work with all ages and playing levels and offer a friendly, patient, and supportive teaching environment that ensures you not only learn the right way – but also have tons of fun doing it!

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Locally made essentials for musicians and students. Check our online store for lesson gift certificates, boutique hi-end guitar and instrument cables that you won’t find anywhere else, sheet music, comprehensive scale books and method books, t-shirts, merch, gear and more.

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