Music Lessons and Tutoring

Piano, Jazz Piano, Organ, 
Harpsichord, Composition, Music Theory, Aural Skills
Keyboard Skills, Music History, Church Music


Instruction ranges from beginning to advanced levels, for students of all ages. We can prepare students for AP exams in music and for college auditions and competitions. 


Encore Music Creations: Lars Gjerde, Scott Perkins, and Brett Judson

Brett Judson

Piano, Jazz Piano, Organ, Music Theory, Accompanying, Church Music Skills

Extensive experience in private teaching, church music, musical theater, and as a concert artist. Master’s degree from the Yale School of Music.    

Lars Gjerde

Organ, Piano, Jazz Piano, Harpsichord, Music History, Church Music Skills

Experienced teacher of musicians of all ages. Practicing church musician, guest lecturer, and concert artist with graduate degrees from the Eastman School of Music. 

Scott Perkins

Music Theory, Composition

International prizewinning composer, versatile singer, award-winning scholar, and highly praised instructor of music theory, aural skills, and composition. Ph.D. in composition, Eastman School of Music. Master’s degrees in music theory and music theory pedagogy from Eastman. Official reader for the AP Music Theory Exam. 

Information and scheduling

Encore Music Creations is based in Sacramento, CA. Contact us today at or at (585) 200-8903.