"I Won’t Be a Rock Star. I Will Be a LEGEND"

— FREDDIE MERCURY

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Music School in Santa Cruz and Cupertino

Story of Be Natural Music

Be Natural Music is a Jazz and Rock music school program in Santa Cruz and Cupertino, California, established 1998.

Directed by Matthew Pinck AKA "yoga Matt" on stage, our school offers private music lessons for numerous instruments, Real Rock and Jazz Band classes, workshops, concert performances, and music camps.

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Our Program

Rock Band Classes

Real Jazz Funk Band

Workshops

We Offer the Best Facilities to Help You Learn.

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Music Lessons

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Vocal Lessons

Be Natural Music is where aspiring and young vocalists can find the tools they need to learn the fundamentals of singing.

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Ukulele Lessons

With the ukulele, the sky’s the limit! In our student-tailored lessons, you can learn a variety of music styles & genres.

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Guitar Lessons

Our team of professional guitar instructors at Be Natural Music would love to work with you and help you get started.

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Harp Lessons

We offer private lessons on a wide variety of instruments, including the Celtic harp. Our teachers guide students every step of the way.

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Bass Lessons

We offer bass lessons for all skill levels and ages. We are here to transform your passion for playing the bass guitar into a reality.

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Jazz & Rock Piano Lessons

Here at Be Natural Music, we offer a wide range of keyboard lessons to help you on your way!

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Saxophone Lessons

If you have always desired to become a successful saxophonist, Be Natural Music is offering you the opportunity to learn from the best.

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Drum Lessons

At Be Natural Music, we offer drum lessons for all skill levels, including drum lessons for kids and beginners.

New Classes

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Music Exploration Class

Introductory to Music
With Sarah Newman

Location: Be Natural Music Cupertino
Classes Start Monday, September 12, 2022.

For 4-6 Years Old: 4PM - 5PM
For 7-9 Years Old: 5PM - 6PM
  • Ongoing classes; year-round
  • Meets once a week
  • Limit 10 children (minimum 3)
  • Flat-rate Pricing: $160 per month ($40 per class)
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What People Are Saying About Us Online

Excellent 5 Based on 33 reviews and ratings based on Google and Facebook.

Austin shaw
Austin Shaw

BeNat is amazing. The kids not only learn a ton but have a great time doing it. I've seen my son grow in confidence not only with his instrument but in life as well. He’s also made some great friends in the program.

Jenny wiley
Jenny Wiley

We have had a fabulous 5 years with Be Natural Music. My son has learned to play and perform a wide range of songs, including some originals, and has developed a livelong love of musicianship. Thank you to Matt, Sarah, and many of the other great teachers at Be Natural Music!

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Be Natural Music's Latest Blogs

A guide to buying your first guitar

A Guide to Buying Your First Guitar

Shopping for your first guitar is the most crucial step you can take toward pursuing a lifelong passion for the instrument. There are many different types, shapes, and sizes out…
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What is the best age to begin piano lessons

What Is the Best Age to Begin Piano Lessons?

Playing the piano is a skill that your child can enjoy for a lifetime – but when is the best age to start? Despite popular belief, there is no definitive…
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20 tips for performing on stage for the first time

20 Tips for Performing on Stage for the First Time

Giving a great performance is about more than just having a good voice or playing an instrument well. It’s also about having a strong stage presence. This means being confident…
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