Why We Teach

Community. Growth. Performance

We believe that everyone – and that includes you –  is capable of playing music well. You just need to be shown the right ways to practice and play music.

So we give you the tools and strategy needed to play any music that you want. We focus on your goals and on the music you want to play.

  • Lessons built on your personal goals

  • Individual attention

  • A welcoming environment

  • Performing opportunities & recitals

  • Professionalism and communication

  • Consistent high-quality lessons with our master teachers 


Founder | Voice & Piano Instructor

  Raquel Sandler is the founder of Vista Music School and specializes in teaching voice, piano, vocal performance, and college audition prep. She has a BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory. Her students have won numerous singing awards, attended the finest theatre schools, landed record deals, and appeared on TV, movies, and on Broadway.  Raquel was a vocal instructor at Harvard-Westlake and Calabasas High School before creating her own music studio. In addition to teaching, Raquel has performed in theaters all across the country as Tracy in Hairspray, in her one-woman show at Vitello’s, and was a co-star on Glee.  She sang at Staples Center, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall, and Royce Hall for a PBS special. 

Be prepared for an overall excellent experience and lots of learning from one of the best instructors I've ever met!

Brettney P

VMS was the BEST thing that ever happened to my voice. It unlocked a power and control I never knew I had.

Caleche R

What I love most about piano lessons is I get to learn fun things and spend time with my awesome teacher!

Roma R. (Age 8)