Enlightening Music Lessons
Learn Faster – Gain Confidence – Feel Inspired  

  • Best money I’ve ever spent!”–Burt, Professional Musician

  • So patient and encouraging”–Nicole, Beginning Student

  • The PhD of Rock!”–Desmond, Advanced Student

  • I love working together to bring forth my artistic vision…our lesson is the highlight of my week!”–Kerry, Singer/Songwriter

  • I learned more from your class than all the other classes I’ve ever taken!”–Dex, Lead Singer


Find musical bliss on your personal journey through music with a warm, friendly, and enthusiastic music coach who encourages your musical dreams, customizes a plan designed to accelerate your progress, and makes learning music fun and inspiring!  

Your Music Lesson Guru
Janak has received awards for outstanding teaching and most popular teacher (at the Blue Bear School of Music in San Francisco) and specializes in teaching kids and adults in varying genres such as rock, pop, R&B, blues, and jazz, and can also work with your favorite artists and styles.  Whether you are a curious beginner or an accomplished professional, you will enjoy the confidence that comes from working with a trusted coach guiding you to the next level in your search for musical bliss.

Singing Lessons:   Get Singing Lessons to expand your range, strengthen your tone, and develop your style!

Guitar and Bass Lessons:  Take Guitar or Bass Lessons to play classic songs, learn your favorites, or rock out in a band!

Piano Lessons:   With Piano Lessons, learn to read music, play popular and classical pieces, or jam in a band!

Songwriting Lessons:   Learn with Songwriting Lessons to write your first song, understand music theory, and unlock your creativity!

Schedule a Music Lesson:

Get personal music lessons if you live in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Janak has also worked with students and musicians from around the United States and across the world, including clients from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, India, and Australia.  If you live outside the area, take lessons via Skype.  

To set up a music lesson in person or via Skype, please send an email to Janak.

Music Lessons for Children and Teens:

Children’s lessons bring the beginnings of musicianship for your child in voice, guitar, and piano (bass also available for older children). Parents can also request a program that includes introduction for their child to two or three instruments at once (e.g. piano and guitar, singing and piano or guitar, or all three!).

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Singing Lessons
Sound like a great singer

Expand your range

Create your own style


Guitar and Bass Lessons
How to play your favorite songs

How to sound like a one person band

How to create a solo



How to move an audience

How to create an authentic energy and presence

How to relax and enjoy your time on stage