Sound Space Music Lessons

A Private Music Lesson Studio in Atlanta's Riverside Neighborhood

Sound Space is a unique music lesson studio located in Atlanta’s Riverside neighborhood. We believe that learning happens best when you’re having fun! In addition to private lessons we also offer full service guitar and bass repair for our students.


Learn To Play, Not Practice.  


Sound Space is a private music lesson studio located in Atlanta's Riverside neighborhood in the Upper Westside. Our instructors are here to help you find your voice on your instrument. We hire active musicians with extensive playing experience to help you achieve your musical goals. We take a practical, fun first approach to get you playing as quickly as possible. After all, having fun is what is all about!  

We offer music lessons on a weekly basis with monthly payments. Once we find a convenient day and time for your lessons we hold that spot for you every week. That day and time is yours until you decide to change it. There are no commitment contracts, sign up or cancelation fees.  We offer weekly 30 minute lessons for $125 per month. 

In order to give you the best possible experience, all private lessons are available by appointment only.

Lessons are available Monday - Thursday from 2:00 - 9:00pm and Fridays 12:00-700pm

Ready to jump right in? Fill out the form at the bottom of this page to sign up for your FREE trial lesson or to receive info on available lesson times.

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Want to dig deeper into what were all about? Click on the SoundCloud player to hear Nick's interview on, "The Cylinder". 

Guitar & Bass Instructor - Nick Pantano

Nick is the creator of Sound Space and in house luthier. Nick started playing guitar at 12 years old and has over 22 years of experience on his instrument. Through six years of private lessons he studied with both Dr. Mathew Dunlap and Dr. Johnathan Dotson, two of the best classical guitar players alive today.

He started playing in bands at 14 years old with his original punk rock band, Tenth Try. Tenth Try went on to open for national touring headliners such as H20, Big Wig and Avoid One Thing. 

Nick attended The Atlanta Institute of Music and graduated at the top of his class. He has been teaching music lessons since 2008 in both private and group formats and has an extensive background of playing experience. Most recently he was a member of the local progressive rock band, Sorry No Ferrari.  Nick is available for private and group lessons for guitar, bass, ukulele, composition, music theory and basic recording technique. 


Piano Instructor - Cedrice (Cece) Young

Born and raised in southwest Atlanta, Georgia, Cedrice Young is an active pianist and piano instructor. She has served as a church pianist, accompanist, and event pianist since she was 15. She has performed for various churches and social events in the greater Atlanta area and in areas of South Georgia.  

While obtaining her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Music from Valdosta State University, she performed in various masterclasses for world class pianists such as Dr. Diana Dumlavwalla, Dr. Reid Alexander and Ian Hobson.  She has performed with various music ensembles such as the VSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Young is also a member of the Zeta Theta Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity for Women.

As an educator, Cedrice specializes in teaching beginner to intermediate repertoire, music theory and musical concepts. She is an expert in understanding how to make every lesson fun for all of her students and knows that everyone has their own musical path. Her knowledge ranges among techniques and education in piano performance, piano instruction, and aural skills. Mrs. Young is excited to teach students of all ages. She has worked with children for the majority of her life and believes that teaching music to children is crucial to their mental development. She is currently completing her Master’s of Music degree at Georgia State University with a concentration in Piano Pedagogy.


Guitar & Bass Instructor - Henry Whelan

Henry started playing guitar at the age of 20 and quickly realized that it was very difficult for him to put down. After trying to go down a more traditional life path he realized that his love for music and the guitar was something he could not ignore. He decided to audition to get into the Atlanta Institute of Music & Media. 

In the summer of 2018 Henry graduated from A.I.M.M. with honors at the head of his class. Since graduating Henry has played in a few local cover bands and wedding bands, participated in a NPR Tiny Desk contest performance and has started writing his own original music. He is currently in the process of getting his own band together to play his original songs and take the Atlanta cover band circuit by storm!

Henry is passionate about all styles of music, improvisation, songwriting and music theory. His progress on his instrument in the time he has been playing is something that is not often seen. He is a great resource for learning how to make progress on your guitar quickly and efficiently. 


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