San Mateo Studio

53 West Hillsdale Blvd. San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: 650-312-8060
Store Hours:
Sun: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Mon-Thu: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri-Sat: 9:00 AM - 9:00 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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Certified In: Guitars, ProAudio, Accessories, Keyboards, Drums

Events Calendar

Dec 27 Recording Made Easy for iPad 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 27 Group Guitar Lesson 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Dec 28 Recording Made Easy for Pro Tools 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 28 Group Guitar Lesson 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Dec 29 Recording Made Easy for GarageBand 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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: The Perfect Holiday Gift The Perfect Holiday Gift
  • ~*~Give the Gift of Music! *~*~


    Guitar Center Studios San Mateo has plenty of great gift options for the holidays! From 1-on-1 lessons, to DJ Workshops, to our RockShow program, lessons are a fun and long-lasting gift for recipients of any age/experience level. We currently offer 1-on-1 lessons for guitar, ukulele, banjo, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals, and more!

    All new members will receive their 2nd month FREE after signing up for 1 month! Gift Cards also available.


    See a GCS Associate for details of our lesson programs - feel free to call us at (650) 312-8060 during store hours, or stop by GC Studios San Mateo anytime for a tour of our facilities!