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
Joshua Sales Associate Guitars, San Mateo Studio Store Email Me
Certified In: Guitars, ProAudio, Accessories, Keyboards, Drums

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


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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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Mickey Martin
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Drums, Guitars, Accessories

My name is Mickey (Mick if you prefer) and I’m a Sales Associate in the Guitar Department here...
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Erik Frank
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Guitar, Ukulele, Bass

The examiner called him “Guitar Hero Erik Frank”.  He has played in many bands with various styles of music from...
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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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Ari Levine
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Recording, DJ

My name is Ari Levine.  I am a recording and music technology instructor here at Guitar Center.  I have been involved...
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Dan Vo
Studio Instructor
Teaches: Bass

My name is Dan Vo, and I'm a bass instructor here at Guitar Center Studios in San Mateo. I've been playing bass for six...
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.