Hi Line Music in Rancho Cucamonga!

Lessons, Rentals, Repairs, and Merchandise!!!

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MUSIC LESSONS, Instrument REPAIRS, MUSIC Rentals and much, much MOre!!!

We offer lessons for most instruments including vocal. 

All of our rentals are school band instructor approved.

We do repairs on brass, woodwinds, and string, which includes guitar (acoustic, classical, and electric), bass, ukulele, banjo, and violin.

All instrument repairs are done in house and returned in a timely matter. 


Hi-Line Music history-Rancho Cucamonga

We opened up in Rancho Cucamonga on October of 1992 and have been serving our commnitites (Rancho Cucamonga, Alta Loma, Fontana, Ontario, and Upland) music needs ever since. Hi-Line Music is a family ran business, and we enjoy very much sharing and putting the gift of music into others hearts and homes. 

Meet our teachers!!!

Darin Meyer: Drum Lessons

-With 20 years experience Darin has developed an education in Percussion that ranges from Rock, Metal, Jazz, and Latin styles of music. From playing in a bands (Currently in Gravity Clutch and Ghostal) he is experienced in a studio and live stage setting allowing him to advise musicians from beginner to advanced in a band environment. While in pursuit of a degree in music, Darin also attends Master classes and drum clinics to better his proficiency with instruction and playing ability. Darin has sought instruction and been trained by such drummers as Dom Famularo, Jim Chapin, Vinnie Appice, and Mike Portnoy. While utilizing books, videos and a personal composition of material from his personal learnings, Darin calibrates the student and develops a personalized curriculum to give the best drumming education to his students. Darin has instructed students as young as 5 years to 45 years old and has had experience in teaching children with Autism and Down syndrome. Male and female students are welcome. myspace.com/gravityclutch

Jason Basoco: Piano Lessons, Drum Lessons, Trombone Lessons, and Trumpet (brass) Lessons

John Hartling: Flute Lessons, Clarinet Lessons, and Sax (woodwinds) Lessons

Nicole Pond: Guitar Lessons

-Nicole, growing up in the Hi-Line Music community herself, took private music lessons with Vidal Lepe at Hi-Line Music for 4 years and now teaches here herself. She has been teaching at Hi-Line Music since 2006. She has recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of LaVerne in May 2009 with a Bachelors degree in music with her focus on guitar. She also runs an enrichment program for guitar at a local elementary school. In late 2006 she formed the band The Vinyls and continues to play out with them and is also performing in Paper Crowns. Myspace.com/nicolepond,  Myspace.com/vinylsmusic,  Myspace.com/papercrownsband.

 Paulette Anello: Early Music Development, Rhythm, and Theory Lessons for Young Children 
-Paulette Anello has been a resident of Rancho Cucamonga since 1984. Paulette is a drummer and singer-songwriter in addition to teaching at Hi-Line Music. Her "Destiny Music Program" was created to allow young children to take part in the wonderful world of music. We don't know of any other private lesson program like this. Her program will focus on early musical developement. Preparing pre-school and elementary school children for a future formal lesson program. Her goal is to introduce rhythm, note recognition and keyboard fundamentals. Her program will allow her to determine which instrument each student is interrested in and guide the lesson program in that direction. In this creative, one of a kind, one on one lesson program our youngest students will have a unique opportunity to gain musical skills, having fun while they learn.  We invite you to view the Destiny Music Program website for more information. Be sure to look at her "Student Art Gallery" page.      Destiny Music Program 

Robert Welding: Guitar Lessons and Drum Lessons

-Robert P. Welding has played guitar and drums for over 18 years and has taught at Hi Line Music for 12 years. His time at Hi Line Music has given him the experience of working with a diverse population of learners. As the son of record producer, ethnomusicologist, jazz & blues historian, musician, and author, Pete Welding, Robert was exposed to numerous styles and genres of music. At the age of 8 his father taught him some basic guitar. He went on to play other instruments in Elementary and Jr. High schools before he picked up the guitar again when he was 17. Robert is driven to learn and explore all areas of musical expression. He worked at the Chaffey College Music Library while attending the music education program there (completed courses: Music Appreciation, Music Fundamentals, Record Production, Electronic Music, Latin Jazz Band, Beginning Class Piano, Guitar Ensemble, Musicianship 3a & b, Harmony and Intermediate Musicianship 3a & b, and Elementary Class Voice). He also studied and played with the Pomona College Gamelan Ensemble (1996-1997) and with the Citrus College Jazz Ensemble. Robert performs in and around the Orange County, the Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and Northern California.  He has been a member of a variety of musical acts including jazz combos Old Star King and Trio of Four, rock group Virgo Serena, experimental ambient noise group Vulcanizadora, the Composers Collective at University of California at Riverside, and a local church band. 

http://www.myspace.com/trioofour  http://www.myspace.com/oldstarking

 http://www.myspace.com/virgoserena http://www.myspace.com/vulcanizadora 

Shelly Hayes: Voice Lessons and Piano Lessons 

-Shelly has been singing since she was a child. Coming from a musical family, music has always been a strong part of her life. Her mother was a voice teacher so she started taking voice lessons when she was very young and took them for over 18 years from her mother. While growing up she also sang with her church while growing up. She was in chorus choir for 3 years and has taken multiple courses in piano, voice and other music classes at Chaffey College and is currently continuing her education at CSU San Bernardino. She worked at Yamaha Music School from 2000-2002 and at Hi-Line Music since 2006. Begining voice and piano, all ages are welcome.

Spiro Nicolopoulos: Guitar Lessons, Bass Lessons, and Banjo Lessons

Vic April: Guitar Lessons


Vidal Lepe: Guitar Lessons and Bass Lessons

Madison Caldwell: Violin