Hi I'm Matthew. I was raised in New Zealand but Pasadena has been my home for a long time. I was a working drummer for over 20 years playing in many bands and multiple styles.  I am now also a songwriter, engineer, and producer.

I opened Summit Studios in 2015 and continue to enjoy working with all the bands and artists here at Summit.



Hey! I'm Takalay and this is Piper. I'm a musician and actor originally from Flagstaff, AZ.  I moved to LA a few years ago to go to school for film and I am enjoying the opportunities here.  I'm also recording my own album which is coming out soon! Stop by Summit to chat with me and Piper. 

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Hello! Im Alex. Born in Memphis I came to SoCal 3 years ago.  I have 8 years of classical music training and lifetime in the underground music scene. I have a B.A in Guitar Performance & M.A in Guitar Pedagogy under classical guitarist Carlo Pezzimenti. When I'm not touring I operate a custom effects pedal business " Zan Elektronika" Stop by Summit to see my current wares and try some out during your next session!



Hi! I'm Erika. I am a drummer on my way to a Bachelor's Degree in music performance here in Pasadena. I've been playing since I was 13. I'm currently in a rockabilly band "The  Alley Oops". I love being a part of the Summit family because I get the opportunity to meet up & coming bands and chat to everyone who drops in. Don't be shy to tell me about your band!



Hello, my name is Valeria! I'm a musician from Venezuela and I'm currently finishing up my Bachelors Degree in music nearby in Azusa. I also gig, studio work, and give vocal lessons. I enjoy being at Summit because it's given me an opportunity to learn music, production, audio tech, etc. I also meet a lot of awesome people and make new connections every time i'm there!



Hello I'm Madeline! I helped my dad build Summit and now I'm learning audio and live sound. I enjoy soccer, boxing, & thrifting.

I'm a Junior in high school and look forward to learning the ropes before I'm off to college!  



Hello I'm Ari! I'm originally from Miami and came out to LA for school and music. I currently sing in an original band, bartend, and love all things vegetarian. Come stop by and say hi!



Hey! I'm Cleveland and from Pasadena. I have many interests in film and music. I enjoy working in audio and audio production. Currently, I am a freelance boom operator and work here at Summit where I can apply my audio skills to help our customers!