We Love Music!

The moment you meet our staff, you know you’ve found someplace special.  Our staff is accomplished, passionate about teaching and dedicated to their students’ progress. We love what we do and it shows!

We teach musicians of all ages and levels. Check out our Online Lessons Page and our Teacher Bios. Feel free to contact us if you need help finding the best teacher to suit your goals.

One Big Musical Family!

Coast Music is a family business founded in 2004 by Beth and Matt Rohde. The couple strives to create a world-class music school where students of all ages and levels can get the best quality instruction in an inspiring environment. Beth’s sisters, Marti Harris and Angie Deters are also part of the founding faculty at Coast, truly making it a family endeavor!

Matt is a Los Angeles-based keyboardist, Musical Director, arranger and composer. He has toured and recorded with a long list of famous artists including Jane’s Addiction, Christina Aguilera, Alanis Morrissette and Prince. Matt was also an Associate Music Director on Fox’s American Idol for more than ten years and is currently an arranger for The Voice on NBC.

Beth is a performer, educator and Music Director. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance and Music Production from Berklee College of Music, and a Master’s Degree in Jazz Studies from USC. Beth has a gift for developing talent and helping her clients reach their goals. She is also the current music director for College Audition Los Angeles (CALA).

Marti has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan where she studied Musical Theatre and holds a Graduate Certificate from the Jazz Studies Department at USC. Leading Coast bands is one of Marti’s true passions where she inspires students of all ages to produce exceptional performances!

Angie works her magic behind the scenes growing Coast Music by leaps an bounds! As the General Manager, she is in charge of operations as well as sales and marketing. Angie has a knack for pairing just the right combination of student and teacher and she loves building a rapport with our Coast families!

Join Our Musical Community!

Coast Music is all about letting our students experience the thrill of live performance in front of an audience, as well as giving the community a chance to see talented musicians on stage! From our student recitals, open house and band showcases to fundraisers, carnivals and jam sessions, you’ll never know where you’ll see Coast Music students wowing the crowd. Coast Music students perform at local clubs, festivals, beach concerts, public events, TV, film, theater and more!