Musical Services

Instrument Lessons and Recording Services

Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Dobro (Resophonic Guitar) and Ukulele Lessons

Riverlakes Music provides instructional services for *adults who wish to learn to play the following instruments: acoustic/electric guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, banjo, and mandolin.  Private lessons are provided by Ernie Lewis. Contact Ernie for pricing and available time slots at or (661) 496-3981.

*Currently, Ernie is not teaching individuals under the age of 18. 

Google Meet link for lessons:

Drum Lessons

Drum instruction is available upon request.  Zack Arnold, professional drummer with over 50 years experience, offers drum lessons at his residence or in your home in Bakersfield, California.  Inquire about drum lessons by calling (661) 302-2830 or by email at

Home Recording Studio

If you are an artist looking to create a professional demo or publish a song, Riverlakes Music can provide the following services:

Is Riverlakes Music Right for You?

If you are an artist who is seeking to produce a bigger sound that incorporates other instruments, then Riverlakes Music is right for you.

If you have family members who would like to vocally record family history and such, then Riverlakes Music is right for you.

If you are in a band and searching to add more instrumentation to your mix, then Riverlakes Music is right for you.