Music Teachers for Private Lessons

Taking private lessons is a great way for students of all ages to set goals, build confidence in a new instrument, stay motivated, and learn quickly. Our new search tool helps you find music teachers who offer private lessons in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more detailed information about an instructor, just click on the teacher’s name.

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Note to Bay Area music teachers: please fill out this form to be included in our directory.

Title Instruments/Styles Rate* Age Range
Sandra Moore Oboe/English Horn/Flute
Classical, Wind Symphony, Chamber, Popular and Modern Music
$75/hr $65/45min $55/30min Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
9 yrs thru Adult
Todd Fortier Voice-all types
Classical, Musical Theater, Jazz, Folk, Pop
$90 per hour Middle School
middle school thru adult
Karen Clark Voice & Feldenkrais Studio soprano, alto, countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass
Classical, Early Music specialist (Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque), Folk, Popular, Broadway
$95 - $130 Adult
18 and up
Liesl McPherrin Voice: Soprano, Mezzo, Baritone, Tenor, Bass
Classical, Opera, Musical Theater
Adult, High School, Elementary
Charles Barrett Classical, Jazz, Rock, Hip-Hop $50 per half hour Any age
Katherine Baird Classical $90 per hour, prorated according to length of lesson 3 years old through adult
Colby Bond Clarinet, Eb Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
$45/30 mins, $80/hr
Esther Chan piano
Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
5 and older
Susan Vollmer Horn
Orchestra, band
$70-$80 an hour. 45 minutes for younger students 12- whatever!
Erin Neff all voice types
classical, musical theatre, jazz, folk, power pop
90 10 and up
Yuko Tanaka, D.M.A. Harpsichord, Piano
Eric Nakanishi Soprano/Alto/Tenor Saxophones, Jazz Composition
Jazz, Beginning Classical
$45/hr Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
Jesse Scheinbart All Voice Types, AMAB Voices, Elementary Piano, Intermediate Guitar
Classical, Musical Theater, Pop, General, Jazz, Opera, Baroque
Adult, High School
14 and Up
Christopher Alexander Classical, Jazz, Pop $60/hr All
Stephan Kane | Classical Guitarist Classical Guitar
Classical, Fingerstyle
Lesson rates available at Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
All Ages
Dr. Juanita Ulloa Jane Randolph,Ana Maria de Iriarte, John Nix
Classical/Opera/Mariachi & Latin American/Love of Transmitting All Folk Styles
TBA Call for first lesson 20% discount (Zoom and in person) All
Ben Kazez Baritone
Baroque Music, Bel Canto
Adult, High School
Yu-Ting Chen Piano, Violin
Mid-Adv levels
Dorisiya Yosifova Violin
$45 x 30 min. | $60 x 45 min. | $80 x 60 min. Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School, Pre-School
4-18 and adult
Victoria Hughes Harp
Classical, Jazz, Celtic, Pop, Any style
$65 per hour for adults, $50 per forty-five minute for kids 4-Any age