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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Title Instruments/Styles Rate* Age Range
Sara Usher Classical, all purpose! 80 hr/65 - 45 mins/45 - 30 mins 7 and up
Cynthia K. Black Modern viola, Baroque violin/viola
Baroque, Early Music, Classical
$60 per hour, sliding scale if necessary Happy to work with all ages
Daniel Zimardi Bassoon
Classical, Jazz, Pop
$80/hour High School
Elementary School to Adult
Ann Jones Soprano
Classical, Jazz, Legit Musical Theater
$75/hr Adult
13+
Emily Thebaut Piano and Voice teacher
Classical, musical theater, jazz, any.
$55 an hour Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
5+
Anastasia Reshetikhin Classical, Jazz, Popular. $60
Carlyn Kessler Cello
Classical
$90/60 min, $67.50/45 min, $45/30 min Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School, Pre-School
4-adult
Lenora Warkentin Flute
classical
$65 per hour/$50 per 45" Elementary, High School, Middle School
7 and up
Al Bautista Violin, Viola & Cello
Classical, Contemporary, Fiddle, Bluegrass
$25/30 min. (1st 3 months), $35/30 min. thereafter. Seniors $30/30 min. 9 to 90
Leah Irby
Philip Kuttner Leon Fleisher, piano
Classical
$80 7 - 80
Philip Kuttner Leon Fleisher, piano
Classical
$80 7 - 80
Philip Kuttner Leon Fleisher, piano
Classical
$80 5 - 90
Roxanne Michaelian Piano
Classical
$80-$90 per hour 10-75
Laura Manko Sahin Violin and Viola
Classical, Folk, Jazz
$50 for 30 min/ $75 for 45 min/ $100 for 60 min All ages
Laura Manko Sahin Violin and Viola
Classical, Folk, Jazz
$50 for 30 min/ $75 for 45 min/ $100 for 60 min All ages
Angela Solis Classical, initiation to improvisation Half an hour $60, an hour $80 Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School, Pre-School
6+
Sarah Goss Harp
Classical, Modern, Celtic
$35 half hour / $45 45mins / $50 hour All
Jack Perla Piano
All Styles: Classical, Jazz, Rock, Popular
80/hr Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
5 and up
Stephen Cannon Tenor/Guitar/Piano
Classical, Broadway, Jazz
$35 half hour/$60/hour 11-100