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  • Atlanta Institute of Music graduate


  • 2012 South Carolina Gospel Jazz Talent Search Winner


  • Berklee College of Music Graduate, on scholarship


  • Over 2,000 live performances worldwide

Piano and Guitar teacher in Los Angeles and Culver City

Bert Cheshire is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and music educator from Augusta, Georgia. He picked up the guitar nearly 20 years ago and now his life's focus has become to create music. Seamlessly drawing from many styles such as Jazz, Classical, Rock, EDM, R&B, and Hip-hop; Bert’s unique sound, creative energy, and hard-working attitude keep him busy and sought after in the music industry. Bert is a graduate of Berklee College of Music as well as Alumni of Atlanta Institute of Music.


Now based out of Los Angeles, California Bert continues to produce eclectic music, teach music of all types, and travel the globe playing guitar with extensive past performances across the US from coast to coast as well as stage time with his main musical outfit Akenda in Spain, France, and Japan. Bert is extremely patient with students and very encouraging. He leads students through their band songs, teaching guitar, drums, keys, and vocals.


"Bert is very patient and always checks in with my son to make sure he really understands the homework and is working on songs that interest him” — Rita T.