About the sharp

school of music

We love our students and the music we share. 


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“We exist to sharpen musicians and artists to be excellent at their craft – one lesson, class, and recording session at a time.”



Sharp School of Music and Studio is a full service music school offering lessons on most instruments. Guitar, bass, piano, drums and vocals, we teach them all. We are also a full production recording studio! We work with all genres of music and all phases of the production process. Whether an album from scratch or just finalizing vocals we have you covered. Call today to get on the schedule!


Noah Rabe

School Owner and Director

Voice Keys and Guitar Instructor

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Noah began taking piano lessons at the age of five. Noah has pursued a life of music ever since. He is a songwriter as well as a musician. When Noah was in middle school he joined a band that had management in Nashville and through that opportunity Noah began touring and playing live shows before entering high school. Noah graduated from Ocean’s Edge University (Ocean’s Edge School of Worship) in 2016 with a focus in Music Business (Artist Track), as well as voice and guitar performance. Noah has been teaching private music lessons since graduating Ocean’s Edge, and is currently in a touring band that is signed to Enci Records.


Mike Liorti

Drum, Guitar, Bass and Key Instructor

Mike Liorti is a multi-instrumentalist and producer born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Mike is classically trained with the Royal Conservatory of Music in guitar, piano, and music theory. Mike started writing songs at an early age and went on to begin his thriving music career as frontman of his band Rosedale. Drums gradually became a passion for Mike, as well. Realizing their importance in Rosedale’s high-energy pop-rock productions, Mike found himself building the mechanics and technique of a drummer through his years of writing and teaching Rosedale’s intricate drum parts. After years of development Mike took his one-man, high production, multi-instrumentalist show through eleven countries, captivating audiences in some of North America’s and Europe’s most legendary venues and festivals. Along the way he’s played on many different recordings, produced and engineered various projects/genres, and has taught over a thousand hours of music to students of all ages.


Mike Kenney

Manager/ Guitar and bass instructor

Mike Kenney was born and raised in Southern California finding a love for playing music in his younger years of elementary school. Mike took lessons for the first few years of his journey from professional guitarists, eventually growing the skill on his own. Playing at churches through his teens he eventually took to starting and joining many bands over the years. Mike's specialty is in guitar and bass. He loves helping others get show ready, from playing the instrument itself to gear and tone as well. From genres like alternative, blues, rock to cover bands he has had the joy of touring and playing live shows of all kinds. His current and most recent band Sapphire Road has over 5 albums on Spotify. Playing shows with bigger name artists and being featured in commercials are just some of the things he is grateful for in his music career. Mike currently has been playing at many churches and venues in the San Diego area while bringing what he has learned over the years to the Sharp School of Music.