ModernTone Studios is a state of the art recording and teaching facility in Lafayette, CA. It is a truly unique place that caters to beginners, intermediate students, and advanced players who are looking to go pro.

Run by performing artists and musicians who specialize in a wide variety of styles and genres, ModernTone aims to provide professional 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.

Welcome to ModernTone Studios. Let’s Play!


  • We believe in pushing our students to their full potential, but doing so in a positive, nurturing and encouraging way
  • We believe that matching students with the right instructors help to form a better human connection between them and leads to better, happier students
  • We believe that music should be learned in a soulful, inspiring, and comfortable environment
  • We believe in using high-quality musical instruments and equipment
  • We believe that music lessons should be made available to as many people as possible, and contribute our part by offering different scholarships and pro-bono lessons

What We Do

  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Music Theory
  • Harmony
  • Sight Reading
  • Musical Ear Training
  • Rhythm
  • We offer students a periodical studio session in which we will professionally record, mix, master, shoot, edit and produce an HD video of their performance of a musical piece
  • We produce professional quality audio recordings and High Definition cinematic videos for artists, bands, musical instruments/equipment manufacturers and more

We design, assemble and sell high-quality instrument cables for professional use in both stage and studio applications. Handbuilt in Berkeley CA using top-shelf components, our cables deliver pristine sonic clarity, exceptional durability, and a slick look.


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