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
Ward Spangler Percussion
Jazz, Rock, Latin, classical
$60 per hour, $40 half hour All ages
James MacDougall II Classical Piano
Classical (main) / Pop / Jazz
$75 an hour / $90 an hour in-house Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
Achille Bocus Mandolin
Classical Italian Folk Irish Rock Blues
Every Age
Melissa Farley Piano, Voice
Classical, Popular
$80/hour Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
7 and up
Georgeanne Banker Baroque, Classical, Modern $60 - $70 depending on location Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
All Ages
Autumn Allee Soprano, piano, guitar
Classical, Musical Theater, any
$75/ hour Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
Christopher Mann Classical Guitar
Rates vary according to lesson types; semester-based tuition Elementary
4 and up
Michael Graham 85 / 70 / 55
Hye Yeong Min piano
$40/30 min, $60/45 min, $80/hr Adult, High School
12 years to adult
John Baron all $100 Adult
Akiko Kojima Violin
Please call for rates Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
All ages
Kris Palmer flute, piccolo, alto flute, bass flute
Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Modern
$75 per hour on-site and $65 per hour on-line any age
Christian Pepin Jazz, Pop, Rock, Latin, Classical, Contemporary $70/hour Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
13 - Adult
Kyle Stegall voice- tenor
applicable to all styles
Carol Adee flute
Classical, Folk, Avant-Garde
$45/30 minutes $70/45 minutes $90/60 minutes 8 to adult
Hanneke van Proosdij baroque, renaissance, medieval and contemporary classical music $75/h and $45/half hour and up 6-90
Christina Lesicko Viola, Violin, Piano
Classical, Contemporary, Chamber Music
$60/hour, $45/45 min, additional travel fee may apply 6+
Nathan Brewer Classical $20/30min $30/60min Children to Adults
Kevin Robinson Classical Guitar
Classical, Rock, Jazz, Folk
$50/hour Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
Elizabeth Boardman Viola
$40 for a half hour, $60 for an hour, additional fee for travel 5 - Adult