Rose Music Studios offers a one-of-a-kind music education experience, pairing traditional teaching techniques with modern approaches to help students achieve their full potential. Our expert instructors are highly qualified and passionate about music, with years of experience teaching students of all ages and skill levels. Whether you're looking to master the fundamentals or explore new genres and techniques, we'll work with you to create a personalized lesson plan that fits your goals and interests. With our diverse selection of instruments and genres, from classical piano to rock guitar, there's something for everyone at Rose Music Studios. Contact us today to schedule your first lesson and discover the joy of making music!

At Rose Music Studios Music Education Is Our Primary Focus

We hold ourselves to a high standard when it comes to delivering an all-encompassing music education experience. Whether you're simply looking to explore the world of music as a hobby, a student attending a charter school, or an aspiring musician aiming to enhance your skills, our instructors are dedicated to providing you with everything you need. Our team of professionals is well-equipped to guide you through your music lessons and ensure that you receive top-notch instruction tailored to your specific goals and aspirations. With our commitment to excellence, you can trust that you'll be receiving the highest quality education in music.

Spacious Reception and Waiting Areas.

We understand the importance of creating an environment that prioritizes the comfort of our students and their families. That's why we have carefully designed our waiting areas to provide a comfortable space for everyone. In addition to spacious seating, our waiting areas are equipped with various amenities to ensure a pleasant experience for all. Whether it's complimentary Wi-Fi, charging stations, or even a cozy lounge area, we have thoughtfully included everything you might need to make your time here enjoyable. Furthermore, we take pride in maintaining clean and well-stocked public restrooms, because we believe that even the smallest details matter when it comes to providing the best possible experience. So while you wait for your music lessons, rest assured that we have taken every measure to create a professional and inviting atmosphere that puts your comfort first.

Large Visible Lesson Rooms

Our lesson rooms are carefully designed to be spacious and well maintained, allowing students to feel comfortable and focused during their sessions. We understand the importance of privacy, which is why our rooms are equipped with large windows that provide the perfect balance of visibility and peace of mind for parents. Speaking of parents, we actively encourage them to join in on their child's lessons or take advantage of our comfortable waiting area. We believe that involving parents in the learning process can greatly enhance the overall experience and support the progress of our students. So, whether you're a parent looking to observe your child's musical journey or simply want a cozy place to relax while waiting, we have you covered. 

Space For Group And Band Lessons

Group lessons are an incredibly valuable experience for aspiring musicians looking to enhance their skills and take their talents to new heights. At our music school, we understand the importance of collaboration and teamwork, which is why we offer a diverse range of group lessons designed to foster musical growth and camaraderie among students. From our renowned R.M.S. Rocks program, which focuses on rock band performances, to our ukulele ensemble, we provide a supportive environment where students can develop their musical abilities while learning to work harmoniously with other musicians.


David Rose

Director of Education and Music Instruction

David Rose's musical journey began when he picked up the trumpet during his fifth-grade year in the school band. After a successful career in business management, he pursued his passion for music by earning degrees from Merced College. He focused on guitar performance with an emphasis on music theory and also obtained a degree in music history. Since 2010, David has been teaching various instruments to students in the greater Merced area. In 2019, he established Rose Music Studios alongside his wife Leanna. 

Leanna Rose

Director of Student Relations

Leanna Rose has accumulated over 25 years of experience in the Customer Service and Administrative field. Originally hailing from The Bay area, she developed a passion for live music while growing up amidst her parents' ownership of a country night club in Santa Clara. It was during this time that she also occasionally performed alongside the bands, nurturing her love for singing. In 2015, she relocated to Merced after spending 15 years in Nashville, TN. It was here that Leanna met David Rose and together they founded Rose Music Studios in 2019.

BJ Humpal

Music Instruction

BJ Humpal, a band director hailing from Merced, CA, possesses an impressive 24 years of music education experience. Throughout his career, he has successfully taught individuals of all ages in various schools across Merced County. These include establishments within the Merced City School district, the Weaver School district, and the Merced Union High School district. With a warm and inclusive approach coupled with professionalism, BJ ensures that his instruction provides both enthusiasm and educational value to his students.

Mike Mancebo

Music instruction

Mike has been actively engaged in drumming since 2003 and ventured into teaching the instrument in 2012. He offers comprehensive lessons for beginners to advanced learners on various percussion instruments, including snare drum, drum set, xylophone, marimba, bongos, and congas. Having a background in concert band and marching band as well as extensive experience playing in rock bands from the age of 14 onwards, Mike is dedicated to continuously honing his skills through practice, and endeavors to equip his students with all the necessary knowledge required for them to embark on successful musical journeys.

Business Hours

Please note our Saturday hours are available for makeup and group lessons.

  • Mon – Fri
    • 09:00 am – 06:00 pm
  • Saturday
    • 10:00 am – 02:00 pm
  • Sunday
    • Closed

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