SoCal Performing Arts Academy

Lessons are taught by Ryan Porchas

Ryan is a graduate from California State University Northridge with his Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance/Orchestral Strings where he studied with Lorenz Gamma, head of strings at CSUN, Roberto Cani, concert master of the LA Opera, and Benjamin Jacobson, founder of the Calder Quartet. Ryan has been playing the violin for 16 years and has a variety of performance experience, with notable performances at Carnegie Hall and Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Southern California Youth Philharmonic, and at the Soraya with the Northridge University orchestra. 

No matter what level of playing, Ryan can customize a violin learning plan, designed to fit your style, and help you achieve your goals!

To learn more and to schedule your lessons with Ryan, please call or text the numbers below.

Lesson Plans

Compare our lesson packages and find the best fit for you.


Never an enrollment fee and your first lesson is FREE!

Monthly package is $110 for half hour lessons, one lesson per week.

Pay as you go is $35 per lesson. A minimum 24 hour advanced booking is required.

Ages: 6 and up