San Mateo Studio

53 West Hillsdale Blvd. San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: 650-312-8060
Store Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Studio Hours:
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Events Calendar

Oct 01 Recording Made Easy for iPad 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Oct 04 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools: Week 1 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Oct 04 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Oct 08 Music Business 101 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Oct 11 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools: Week 2 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Blog Archives


Find an Expert

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Mike Owens
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Guitar, Ukulele

Mike Owens has been playing rock and metal guitar from a young age. He is a graduate of Lewis & Clark Colllege and has studied...
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Alex Jordan
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Guitar, Ukulele, Keyboards

I've been around music my entire life, almost being born at a concert in 1990.  While I've learned dozens of instruments,...
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Jason Tollstrup
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Guitar, Ukulele

Guitar playing has always been my greatest passion. There’s nothing like it. Feeling the sound vibrations of the strings...
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Art McConnell
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Drums

My early private drumming instructors were the ones who inspired me to pursue my passion and shaped me into the musician that...
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Ron Keith
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Vocals, VocalsInstructor

My name is Ron Keith and I'm a multi-instrumentalist originally from Philadelphia. My first introduction into music was as a singer....
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Johnny Bayless
Studio Instructor Coordinator
Teaches: Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, Mandolin, Recording, Bass

 As a child Johnny was surrounded by music. Both Johnny's Father and Mother and many other relatives played a variety of...
Kate Martin: Updated Open Office Hours! Updated Open Office Hours!
  • Here at the store, we have open teaching hours during the week in various instruments for all of our students.  These sessions are TOTALLY FREE!  All you have to do is show up.  Lesson population will vary day to day.  Please see the scheduled times below:



    • Guitar with Robert Rodriguez: 4:00 – 5:00pm
    • Vocals with Lainey McKinlay: 5:30 – 6:30pm



    • Drums with Art McConnell: 5:00 – 6:00pm
    • Guitar with Michael Papenburg: 6:00 – 7:00pm



    • Keys/Piano with Alex Rosales: 5:30 – 6:30pm
    • Guitar/Ukulele/Banjo/Mandolin with Johnny Bayless: 6:00 – 7:00pm



    • Bass with Dan Vo: 12:00 – 1:00pm



    Times and days are subject to change at any time.  Open Office Hours are for GC Studios members only.  Not a member?  Call us to join at (650) 312-8060.