Welcome to the Coelho Academy of Music !

Coelho Academy of Music offers a full Range of Products and Services.  A full line Music Store with Guitars, Basses, Keyboards, Drums, Ukuleles, Violins, School Band Instruments, associated Accessories, and Strings for all instruments.  Huge selection of Books especially with the Student or Pro in mind.  The Teaching Department focusses on Sight Reading and Ear Training (playing by ear), Theory and Composition. 

The Academy provides a complete Instrument Repair Department.  Maintenance and Repair of, Guitars, Basses, Mandolins, Ukuleles, other String Instruments, Brass and Woodwind instruments, and Drums. 

Coming in 2023 will be a newly added Recording Department.  Students will learn to record their own compositions and how to Mix and Master their projects.  The Academy’s emphasis has always been the ability to read, write and play any style of music.  Now the student will have the ability to record their own projects. 

We have been providing the very best music instruction on the Central Coast for more than 48 years.  Ask around, you are bound to find a local that has had lessons or has purchased an instrument from Coelho Music of Academy. Our sincere goal is to make sure the wonderful world of music is a vital part of every person’s life.  Listening to music or playing music (solo or part of a group) is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  We can help you get started or help you get to that next level.

Learning to play an instrument should be fun, rewarding, and bring lifelong musical enjoyment. We have the very best musical instruments availble for every budget and only hire the very best instructors that know how to open up the world of music quickly and without frustration.

Lessons & Music Instruction

We offer private lessons by the hour or half hour for all age groups and ability.  Learn acoustic or electric guitar, mandolin, ukulele, bass, piano, violin, drums, percussion, voice, mandolin, banjo, saxophone, and clarinet.  If you don’t see what you want to learn, ask!


We have the largest selection of new and used instruments, amplifiers and accessories in town. Something for every budget, and we also offer knowledgeable service and repair.