About Us

Barker's Music History

Music. Family. Fun.

For over 40 years, Barker's Music has brought the joy of music into the lives of family, friends, and institutions of Modesto, Stanislaus County, California's Central Valley, and beyond.

Our Team

Meet the people that work tirelessly to bring your musical dreams to life with the best product and service in the Central Valley.

Kyle Barker

Founder / Owner

Kasey Barker

Sales Manager

Kelly Barker

Guitar and Pro Audio Specialist

Kerry Tjalsma

Office Manager


“I needed a sound system last minute for an event, and Barker’s Music made it happen!”

Casey Leadem, Customer

“Great gear, professional staff, good place to go.”

Tom Hidalson

“Our son is taking piano lessons at Barker’s Music with Ms. Rachel. I recommend this place to everyone.. Thank you!!!”

Jerricho Mccoy, Student Parent

“Honest people making honest deals for everybody that loves making a joyful noise !”

Michael Cornwell, Customer

“Truly amazing! Mr Barker himself showed us genuine care in going through pianos tonight for the best option

Jerricho Mccoy, Customer

“My daughter is taking private lessons with Tisha. Let me tell you we couldn’t be happier with anyone else. I love all the ways she goes about teaching and 100% confident in her ability to help my daughter progress to be an amazing pianist ❤️❤️❤️

Sara DeZonia, Student Parent