Colin Hatch

Colin H.

Los Angeles, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I focus on musicality when I teach any instrument. With the guitar, that means keeping great rhythm, using rich chords and melodic solos, and playing with careful expressiveness.

We learn from the greats (Beatles, Police, Radiohead, etc) and learn to create and express from there.

About Colin H.

I'm an avid music fan familiar with rock (indie rock, classic rock, alternative), pop, funk, disco, and classical genres. Music has been my "thing" since the day I was born and I love connecting with people through their favorite music.

My lessons focus on empowering each student with the skills to play what they want to play.

If you want to have a good time playing great music, you've come to the right teacher!

*** Lesson Details ***
You and I work on simple exercises that help get you to the next level in your performance and then apply the principle taught to a piece of music you are familiar with. It's a great method that gets you playing what you want to play at the level you want to play it at.

*** Studio Equipment ***
All of the instruments that I teach (guitar, bass, upright bass) as well as recording gear (Pro Tools, mics, synths, etc.)

*** Travel Equipment ***
Any instrument that I teach.

*** Specialties ***
Classical Upright Bass and Music Production (mixing, mastering, Pro Tools recording, beat sequencing)


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8 Reviews
Lynette F.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

he's great!!!! i'm excited about working with him. he was very nice and had a gentle quality about him. Which i like.. i understood my lesson and excited about doing my homework for him. i always wanted to play piano-key boards and i feel my dreams may come true!!! something i thoughT i would never accomplish is being give to me...from someone????. ! Any way, it was a great experience! Thank-you!!! Amd many blessings!

Posted May 20, 2019
Profile-location-home Student's Home

Colin is such a great teacher! He has been so helpful with improving my guitar skills, and he is teaching me all of the songs I’ve been wanting to learn, as well as music theory. Would highly recommend him!

Posted Apr 2, 2019
Nick K.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

5 stars

Posted Mar 18, 2019
Dominique K.
Profile-location-home Student's Home

My daughter loved her lesson and can't wait until next week

Posted May 15, 2018
Jaxon W.
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

I have worked on songwriting with Colin for years and he is a very versatile and skilled songwriter. He does a great job helping you find the style you want to write in and fill in the holes in your skill-set. Definitely would recommend!

Posted Apr 26, 2018
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Colin is an experienced music producer and very knowledgeable in the ins and outs of pro-tools. Our lessons were super helpful. Pro tools was very daunting to learn and he knew just how to break it down. I went in really not knowing much at all and with our time together I'm now confident to make my own recordings sound great!

Posted Apr 26, 2018
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio

Colin is extremely patient and knowledgable. I went into it not really knowing how to record vocals. He only made me feel confident in my abilities and showed me the way without being condescending, and also being super helpful throughout. He explained so many of the processes and aspects of the software and his confidence in me helped me perform better than expected! Super smart guy, he really knows his stuff.

Posted Apr 26, 2018
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Posted Oct 28, 2018

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Composer l Audio Engineer l Producer
May 2013 - Present

Lindenfield LLC

Composed music for commercials, film, radio, podcasts, and other media. Clients include Panda Express, KUER, Harmon Brothers Advertising Agency, Big Door Network.

May 2013 - Aug 2013

Dave Way

Assisted Grammy-winning producer and audio engineer of MICHAEL JACKSON, RINGO STARR, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, STEVIE WONDER, and KE$HA. Asset management and archival work for years of projects. Tape operator and sound editor for 1000+ of hours of recordings. Worked closely with Way on mix for WEIRD AL YANKOVIC'S Grammy award-winning album MANDATORY FUN.


Bachelors in Commercial Music
Aug 2008 - Apr 2013

Brigham Young University



Fluent / Native Proficiency


Professional Proficiency


2nd Place - 2011
Feb 2011

John Lennon Songwriting Competition

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