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Sound Check Music Center has a long history of offering a place for local musicians to teach. We have five teachers available to teach a wide variety of instruments. Each one has a long history of music education and all enjoy bringing their talent and knowledge to Nevada County. Teachers may be contacted individually for availability and rates.

Our Team

Our Teachers


Kenny Steel - Guitar, Piano, Voice, Bass, Music Theory/Harmony/Composition

Phone: 530-687-2082

John Basa Edited

John E. Basa, Jr. - Drums

Phone: 1530-916-3611

Kenny Steel is Sound Check Music Center's most educated instructor with a degree in music.  Kenny has been playing music for 56 years and has been teaching for 25 years. Kenny has a breadth and depth of music knowledge that spans decades. He teaches guitar, piano, voice, bass, music theory and composition. Check out his YouTube channel for the latest on his musical journey: KennySteel317

John Basa started playing the drums at the age of 13. He served in the United States Army for over 10 years, played in the Army band, taught at the prestigious Naval School of Music, and transitioned into civilian life with a mass of musical knowledge. After his military service, John played in many bands and bounced around the music scene. In 2004 he began to teach. He has made his home at Sound Check Music Center for much of this time. His current musical efforts are with the band Dave and the Cool Beans and Lyman Gilmore School in Grass Valley. He continues to teach children and adults with a heavy focus on foundation.

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