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We, at BugByte, believe music is for everyone, not just the professionals. Music is part of the fabric of humanity and is an instinct that when encouraged, enriches both the individual and scholarship their. If properly massaged, this instinct can often be refined to levels that touch the hearts of audiences beyond our living rooms and backyards and into professional art world for the masses.

Francesca has been teaching all levels of clients for 17 years. Her clients have gone on to perform for the Oscars, in Carnegie Hall, they have gone on to win Emmy’s and been involved in many Grammy Award winning projects. With a passion for giving back, Francesca continually keeps space in her studio for children and serious hobbyists. With an effort to reach out to her community, Francesca has opened BugByte School of Music where she mentors young teachers and directs group lessons. BugByte School of Music focuses on children music education for kids 0-17. We are rolling out our one for one village program, opening up scholarships for kids in our community. The school also affords Francesca the opportunity to mentor aspiring music teachers coming from within her private studio. In addition to in-person lessons, Francesca is also available for private and group lessons online.

A classically trained multi instrumentalist, Francesca is most highly regarded as an artist development expert and coach. What does that mean?! Well… did you know that the vast majority of professional musicians primary instruments are not the instruments they started on? Guitar players become drummers, bass players become guitar players, singers become piano players and piano players become songwriters. Music has many levels and art has unlimited possibilities. An artist development expert, develops the artist, not just the instrument. Francesca’s students learn that music is a language that can be expressed in ways they had never imagined.

CSULA alumnae, and accomplished recording artist, Francesca shares her skills and experience with as many people as she can in a day, bringing her love and obsession for her craft to every situation. From classrooms, to concert halls, in studios and recordings, Francesca feels at home in most any musical setting.

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Most Popular Lessons

Voice and Instrument Coaching, Song Writing and Selection, Demo Recording, Image / Art / Photography Consulting, Finding your signature sound and style, Live Performance 101, Branding / Career Planning and Strategy, Song Anaysis and Constulting, Booking gigs,
Our guitar teachers teach rock, blues, metal, country and classical guitar lessons on electric, acoustic and bass guitars. Beginner students can expect to work on chords, simple songs and melodies, sight reading, and theory. We balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson you are challenged with a new technical or theory concept, but always end with something fun such as your favorite riff or song. Our teachers can even help you with guitar repair: such as the set up of your guitar or replacing your strings! We have guitars at the school so no need to bring one, unless you already have am axe you LOVE!
Our piano teachers teach a variety of styles from classical to popular music. We will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory, composition, but we will also incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons. Our piano teachers have warm personalities and enjoy sharing their love for the piano with you. We have electric keyboards at the school so no need to bring one!
With access to three studios and our state-of-the-art and vintage gear, our staff have the experience and passion to help you take your music project from concept to reality. Song Selection, Collaboration,Arranging (Simple Overdubs to complete Track Production), Recording, Editing (Tuning, Timing, Sound Replacement), Overdubs, Mixing, Mastering, Full-Band Recording – All Styles and Genres, Vocal and Instrumental Recording, Editing & Corrective – beat correction, vocal tuning, Mixing & Mastering, Voice-over Recording, Audio Books, Radio/Podcast Production.
Francesca is an accomplished song writer, composer and vocal arranger. If your interest is in song writing she will work with you step-by-step to write songs. You can start from scratch or build upon a topic or rough idea to build around. Either way, she will guide you along the way allowing the ideas come out easier and the composition to evolve while you learn the songwriting craft.
Francesca takes a limited number of priority based speech clients. Vocal Health and Efficiency: learn how to use a voice that presents your personality without damaging your body. Confidence: learn the science behind fear and why our voices change when presented with various challenges. Delivery / Presence: engage and inspire an audience, whether it be on a stage or at a dinner table by becoming more present and vivid with your voice. Content / Story: clarify and simplify what you are communicating, and focus on why it matters to your audience and how you can best present your ideas. Communication: develop your leadership skills through more effective communication. Become aware of what’s hindering you and hone what makes you stand out. Vocal Transition: soften accents, feminize the voice, diction, articulation.
Develop skills and techniques for top notch practice and performance. Study theory, composition, ear training, arranging, improvisation. Discover music technology and performance techniques. Study melody, harmony, song form and lyric writing.
If you have always wanted to be a better rock, pop, country, jazz, gospel, theatre, rapper or R&B singer, then we have the right voice teachers for you! Voice students spend time each week doing exercises to improve their vocal range, ear training, breath control, vibrato, tone production, enunciation and more. All voice students set goals with their teacher to work on sounding like their favorite recording artists, preparing for a theatre audition, or if they prefer, to develop their own unique voice.
Our string instructor will teach all styles of music, from learning to play by ear to reading music. Our students love learning the fundamentals, as well as incorporating your favorite songs into their lessons.

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