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
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
Classical
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 stephankane.com 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
Classical
Mid-Adv levels
Dorisiya Yosifova Violin
Classical
$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
Brite Zhou Piano
Classical / Pop
$50-$75 5 to adult
Golden Gate Guitar Lessons Classical Guitar/ Electric Guitar/ Nylon String Guitar/ Steel String Guitar/ Ukulele
Classical/ Rock/ Blues/ Pop/ Fingerstyle/ Folk
All Ages
Jessica Schaeffer Harp, Piano
Classical, Folk, Popular, Improvisation
$95/hour, $75/45 min. 5-100 years old!
Justin Montigne Countertenor
Classical, musical theater, pop, jazz
$100, tuition and payment options available Middle school through adult professional
Tara Simon Voice
Pop, Country, Soul, Broadway, Etc.
85/hr + Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
Any
Ilana Blumberg Thomas violin
classical, pop, rock
40/half hour, 70/hour Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School, Pre-School
2-99
Lars Johannesson Flute, Historical flutes (Baroque, classical, romantic period instruments)
Classical, Baroque, Irish style
$40/30minute lesson, $60/45 minute lesson, $80/hour. Typically 9-adult
Plumrose Piano Studio Classical, Jazz, Pop, Song-writing Starting at $160/month 4-Adult