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31368 Via Colinas #102

Westlake Village, CA 91362

Matt Beal

Matt has been teaching guitar for over 27 years and ever since an early age he got interested in music and made my first “recording” at the age of 2 and a half, but it was not until he was 10 years old, after hearing the legendary Randy Rhoads for the first time, that he got serious about playing the guitar.

By the time he was in high school, he was regularly playing in bands, recording in professional studios, and studying Music Theory at a deeper level. He credits his early development to his teachers, Ron Bluen, and Steve Famiglietti, and he aspires to offer his students the same positive influence he received during his formative years. 

After high school, he attended the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California, and from there, he played with bands such as Hollywood Rose (the precursor to Guns N’ Roses), Bruce Bouillet (Racer X, The Scream, Epidemic) and Tommy Chong. 

In 2006, he released his solo record “Contributions For An Atom Bomb”. The Album has garnered a cult following and the respect of some of his all-time heroes. 

Today, he continues to play live shows, teach, study, write, record and jam on a regular basis. Nothing makes him prouder than jamming with his students and watching them grow as musicians.

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From Twitter

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one!

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one! I like how he gives me compliments.…

Julia, age 8

2016-10-06T01:13:27-08:00

Julia, age 8

I love how Marcos lets me learn so many songs, not just one! I like how he gives me compliments. It’s really fun when Marcos does the bass clef with the left hand and I get to make up my own song that goes with it for a warm up. It’s fun because I get to make up my own songs. I love the sound of the piano!

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class. I also…

Mikey, age 12

2016-10-06T01:19:06-08:00

Mikey, age 12

I really like that we get to pick what songs we want to learn in Marcos’s guitar class. I also love that he is compassionate and lets us progress at our own pace. Marcos knows EVERYTHING about instruments, and I’m glad he can share some of it with me. I’m glad that I get to learn how to read, write, and play music for the guitar. It is a lot of fun when Marcos and I play the guitar together!

I highly recommend 123 Rock to anyone looking for a music teacher!

Both of my children love their music lessons with Marcos. They look forward to their music lessons each week and…

- Angie, parent

2016-10-06T01:20:25-08:00

- Angie, parent

Both of my children love their music lessons with Marcos. They look forward to their music lessons each week and come home eager to practice their new pieces. I especially love that he teaches them to compose their own pieces and inspires their musical creativity. Marcos is always positive and encouraging with my children, and he has a knack for bringing out their best. I highly recommend 123 Rock to anyone looking for a music teacher!

123 Rock studio is an inspiring place to make music

Marcos Moscat is a talented musician and instructor. His approach to teaching is kind and respectful. He encourages his students…

Nancy-Jean Pement, parent

2016-10-06T01:21:23-08:00

Nancy-Jean Pement, parent

Marcos Moscat is a talented musician and instructor. His approach to teaching is kind and respectful. He encourages his students to study music that appeals to them. By attending to the interests of each student, Marcos is a master at nurturing student engagement. Our son, Jackson, has been taking lessons for over two years. Jackson is proud of his accomplishments at the piano and he enjoys the time he spends with his teacher. Both Marcos and Isabel are warm and […]
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