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Book your lessons with us to learn anything from the guitar, voice, ukulele, mandolin, bass, dobro, banjo or violin.

Teaching Staff

Steve Randall

I've been teaching guitar to adults and older children for more than a decade and have a current roster of over 30 students (including a group lesson on Mon

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Julie Meyers

Julie Meyers teaches guitar, piano, ukulele, voice and bass. She has been teaching since 2004 and has been affiliated with The Fifth String since...

Scott Mota

Scott is a graduate of the Musician's Institute of Los Angeles with a degree in performance.  He plays multiple styles on guitar and bass and teaches anything from rock to pop, jazz to blues, classical to metal.  

Dave Shapiro

Musician-composer-arranger David Shapiro has worked with many well-known artists throughout a long career in the music business. Live performances...

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After 37 years as the premier stringed instrument shop in Sacramento, we have ceased our retail and repair operations and have shifted our focus to teaching and a performing hall.  The current operation is The Fifth String Music School and The Side Door, a 140 seat concert hall,  Our mission is to teach both how to play an instrument and how to perform on stage.  We also will bring music acts from both local and national levels.  Check out for concert information.




2900 Franklin Blvd

Sacramento, CA 95818

Tel: (916) 442-8282

Music lessons are available 7 days a week and lesson times depend on teacher schedules and openings. 

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