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RSoM Closed Tue. 8/30 and Wed 8/31 for Moving

REMEMBER: We will be closed on Tue. 8/30 and Wed 8/31 for Moving! Please call the school to set up a make-up or let us know if you would prefer a credit. We’ll see you at the new space!

Lessons Begin at our New Location Sept. 1st!

Thursday September 1st is the first day of teaching at our new location at 215 N. Larchmont Blvd. Unit C! We are very excited to have all our studios on one floor with a larger waiting area and an outdoor patio. The entrance is immediately to the left of Burger […]

Opening Party September 11th 5pm-7:30pm!

We would love to have you at our opening party on Sunday, September 11th from 5:00pm – 7:30pm! All past, present, and prospective students and parents are invited! We’ll have food, drink, and performances by RSoM faculty and students!

Three Practice Tips for Parents with Kids in Music Lessons

Here are three tips that you can use today to help your student get the most our of his or her music lessons. Practice as soon as possible after the lesson. This will help cement the concepts that the teacher exhibited in the lesson and make practicing MUCH easier in […]

Guitar Maintenance with Evan

As the seasons change, humidity and temperatures rise and fall and it’s important to make adjustments to your instrument. Getting a regular setup on your guitar can save you hundreds of dollars in repairs later on, and actually makes it easier to practice! Bring in your guitar today for a […]

Upcoming classes at RSoM

Band class, guitar ensemble, piano for parents, and our free ukulele workshop are coming up in the fall! Days and times TBA.

Our Front Desk Duo is now a Trio

To prepare for our move, we are extending our operating hours and are excited to welcome Stephanie to our Front Desk! Sam, Evan, and Stephanie will make sure that every interaction with us is smooth, easy, and pleasant. Please give her a friendly welcome in the next couple of months […]

Fall Scheduling and  Re-Enrollment

Fall Scheduling and Re-Enrollment Those of you who have been away traveling have been missed! We’re excited to see you again and have you back in our weekly routine. If you know your plans for Fall, please call the school ASAP and we’ll give you some scheduling options.Schedules fill very […]

We’re Moving September 1st!

LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2016 — Rhodes School of Music is excited to announce their new location in the heart of Larchmont Village. In the early fall of 2016 they will be moving from their current location at 606 N. Larchmont Blvd. to 215 N. Larchmont Blvd. (above the Burger […]

Sign up for Summer Band Class

Join the band this Summer! Sundays at 4:00 or 5:00 depending on age and level.  Call us for more information! 323-464-1154

Music Lessons all Summer!

Need some Summer activities? Give music lessons a try! We’re open seven days a week! piano • guitar • voice • clarinet • flute • drums • saxophone • band class violin • audio production • cello • bass • mini-music • ukulele The cycle of music learning The cycle of […]

Save $50 when you enroll before May 31st!

Welcome to Rhodes School of Music! Enroll before May 31st and get a free registration ($25) and $25 off your first month! Join us and over 200 families at Rhodes School of Music in Larchmont Village. We offer private lessons on nearly every instrument and want you and your students […]

Free Lessons for Parents

In March, we are giving one free 30 minute lesson to every mom and dad who have currently enrolled students at RSoM. Call or email the school to set it up! You can pick any instrument, and any teacher! We love working with parents and hope you’ll take this opportunity to brush up […]

Recital: February 28th

Get ready for the recital on February 28th! To keep these recitals short and sweet, each recital is limited to 20 students.  All students are strongly encouraged to participate as recitals are a fundamental component of the music education process (being nervous in natural, and our teachers help nervous students […]

Enroll before January 31st and save $50!

Start lessons with our amazing teachers before January 31st and get $50 off. We want to cut new students a break after the gift giving season. All current students will get $50 if they refer a family to us who enrolls. We say it all the time, but we LOVE […]

Band Class!

Coming in February! Students will form bands to focus on their favorite rock and popular songs. RSoM drum instructor Joe Wong will use his vast knowledge and expert teaching skills to explore rock and popular music keeping it educational and fun. These classes will meet on Sunday afternoons. Specific details […]

Piano for Parents

We’re excited for our first Piano for Parents class instructed by Philip Rankin! This 5 session course will give parents some strategies and basic musical knowledge to support their student’s instrumental studies at home. Piano for parents is an entry-level class for any parent who has kids enrolled in music lessons. […]

More support for you.

In the month of January, we will be adding receptionists to our team at RSoM. We want every interaction you have with us to be swift, easy, and enjoyable. Our customer service should be as excellent as our lessons. If it ever isn’t, please let us know.

Caroling Fundraiser raised $421.00 for the Harmony Project

We were thrilled with this year’s caroling fundraiser turnout. Over 25 people wandered Larchmont and sang their hearts out. This second annual event was started by long time RSoM student and assistant Leo Viscomi to provide funds to the Harmony Project. The Harmony Project provides music lessons to low-income youth. If you’re […]

Come to our Caroling Fundraiser!

Sunday December 20th at 5PM Come to the 2nd annual caroling and cookies fundraiser at Rhodes School of Music! Join your teachers and fellow students joyfully caroling around Larchmont while raising money for a good cause.  A $10 suggested donation is recommended to participate. Hosted by David, with Leo Viscomi, […]

Kid’s Concert!

Date: November 8th, 2015 Time: 2pm Location: LA Violin Shop 3350 W. Olympic blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90019 We are having our first ever children’s concert at RSoM. We’re excited to give you an opportunity to bring your kids to hear some excellent live music performed by the RSoM faculty. […]


LISTEN TO FELL RUNNER! (Faculty guitarist Steven van Betten’s band) “It would be easy to overlook a new post-punk indie rock band from Los Angeles, but in the opening seconds their powerful self-titled debut, Fell Runner seizes their moment with infectious interlocking guitar riffs, seductive vocals, surging rhythm, rolling bass, […]

Current teacher availaility

Here is the breakdown of our current staff availability.  We have added new availability for Fall to give you more options for enrollment. Let us know if you see a day you want and we’ll try to make it’s yours. The after-school spots always get taken first, so let us […]

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5 tips to keep your music student practicing

The biggest struggle of music lessons is usually the enforcement of practicing. Many parents expect a student to be drawn to the instrument enough to practice on his or her own. This is frequently not the case and can set up faulty expectations. Learning music is WORK, and kids rarely do something […]

Music Education infographics! Here is a collection of infographics from around the web.  Click around!

Getting kids to practice

Every parent needs all the help they can get when working to instill good work and practice habits in their children. Here is an article to give you some ideas.

Introducing: Mini-Music for ages 3-5

Mini-music gives young children (under age 5) the opportunity to explore a wide variety of instruments, noise makers, and basic concepts to nurture their musical interests. This is also an opportunity for teachers to help parents and young students decide what instruments and musical paths will best best suit them. […]

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Leo Viscomi Organizes Caroling Fundraiser with RSoM

Congratulations, thanks, and bravo to RSoM student and studio assistant Leo Viscomi for organizing the caroling event that raised $340 for the Harmony Project! Leo loves music and plays piano and trumpet. Studying music has always been an important part of Leo’s life and he was bothered that not all kids are able […]

Do you offer in-home lessons?

At this time we do not.  RSoM places great emphasis on giving lessons in a way that offers the greatest experience and results.  The best way to study music is in a focused environment free from distractions on quality instruments. In-home lessons are very convenient for many reasons, but the […]

We have drums!

We are excited to add drums to our musical line-up. We have partnered with LA-DRUM to provide drum lessons on a full acoustic drum kit. You can sign up at!

Come Caroling with the RSoM Holiday Band!

Sunday December 14th at 5pm! Please join your music teachers and fellow students at Rhodes Studio for hot chocolate, cookies and caroling around the neighborhood. $15 for a ticket and $10 for a Snowman with your name decorating the wall of the studio. This is a fundraiser initiated by Rhodes […]

New Class! Programming for Music and Sound

Instructed by: Justin Asher Course Description: When you make or hear a sound today, whether listening to music on your smartphone, or playing an instrument, chances are it involves a computer. Computers have become the ultimate means of communication. Once you learn the language of computers, the only limit for […]

How to Reschedule a Lesson

To reschedule a lesson you will need to cancel the lesson and reschedule it. First, cancel the lesson you will not be able to attend: 1. Log in to your account at Your login is your email. If you have never logged in before, click “Send confirmation email”. If […]

How to Cancel a Lesson

1. Log into your account at 2. On your dashboard there is a list of your upcoming lessons. Click directly on the lesson that you want to cancel. 3. Click “Cancel Registration”.

How to Schedule a Lesson

1. Log in to your account at Your login is your email. If you have never logged in before, click “Send confirmation email”. If you have logged in before and forgot your password, click “Forgot your password?” New students and parents will be walked through the registration process when […]

Piano Recital: April 6th

April 6th, 2014 12:30 and 2:00 Steinway Piano Gallery 314 N. Robertson Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90048 (310) 652-6666