Lucas Martinez

Lucas M.

Altadena, CA

About Lucas M.

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Lucas teaches: Ages 6 and up
Teaching since: 2006
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I have a deep passion for music making and music education. I take pride in watching my students progress, develop and excel. I have helped all level of students, from early beginners getting over the beginner lessons hump, to students preparing to enter college and hobbyists or professionals trying to sharpen their skills. I am proud of the work that I have done and love to share my knowledge and experience with others!

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Playing along with a student during a lesson.


Music Instructor
Aug 2011 - Present
Bloom School of Music and Dance

Teaching guitar, bass, ukulele, and music theory lessons to students of all ages and skill levels.

Jan 2008 - Present
Lucas Martinez

I am an active composer and producer. I write and record music for use in film, television, and other media.

Independent Music Instructor
Jan 2006 - Present
Lucas Martinez

With over 10 years of teaching experience with students of all ages and skill levels, I am an expert in the field of guitar, ukulele and bass music education. My students receive the highest quality education that compares to any music school, yet on a smaller, more personal level. I care about cultivating the whole musician with an emphasis not only on technique and theory, but the love of music. I understand and care deeply about my individual students needs and learning styles. My approach will vary with every student. I am able to asses beginners (of any age) to see if they are ready for guitar or ukulele and am able to help the most seasoned player prepare for any gig. I love working with anyone interested in music that would like to explore their talents and creativity!

Studying under Bruce Forman, Pat Kelley, Nick Stoubis and Frank Potenza I earned my degree in Jazz guitar performance from the Thornton School of Music at USC. My formal education started with classical guitar under a former student of Andres Segovia, which continued throughout college under Adam Del Monte and James Smith. I am a professional musician and composer and am an expert in the fields of pop/rock/folk/blues, jazz/improvisation, music theory, classical, composition/song writing and recording/music production. I am an active performer and studio musician. My music has been featured in film and TV as well modern dance productions across the country.


Studio and Jazz Guitar Performance
Aug 2003 - May 2008
University of Southern California

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Aug 2012

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

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Brian Nov 30, 2016
· Pro Tools Software · In home Lucas has always shown patience and a great attitude when it comes to teaching. he makes learning fun and even the more complicated ideas and lessons are engaging and free of frustration. highly recommended
Alexis Nov 30, 2016
· Ukulele · In studio Lucas is an awesome teacher! He taught me ukulele and my son guitar. He is a pro and really cares.
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