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
Elizabeth Boardman Viola
$40 for a half hour, $60 for an hour, additional fee for travel 5 - Adult
Dix Bruce jazz, folk, bluegrass, country, rock 35.00 per 1/2 hour All ages accepted.
Dr. Lee Strawn Baritone
Classical, Musical Theatre
$110/hour, $60/half hour Adult, High School
16 and up
Chris Kildegaard Classical $20/half hour Elementary School and up (beginning and intermediate levels)
Adrienne Malley $75/hr; $65/45 minutes; $50/30 minutes All
Carli Bates Cello
$40/$60/$80 5 and up
Ken Tamplin
Adrienne Timmons Oboe/ Saxophone/ Recorder
50 a half hour for woodwinds / 40 a half hour for recorder Elementary
Recorder age 5 and up, Woodwinds age 7 and up
Ray Furuta Flute
Raeeka Shehabi-Yaghmai Voice
Voice: Classical, Musical Theater, Jazz, Pop
Given upon request 15 and UP
Molly Mahoney Mezzo-soprano
Opera, Art Song, American Songbook, Folk, Jazz, Legit Musical Theater
$100/hr Adult
kids and adults
MARK NARINS Tenor, piano,
Classical, Musical Theater, Pop
$55 per hour Middle School, High School, Adult
12 and up
Chad Goodman Trumpet
Classical, Jazz
$80/Hr, $60/45 min, $40/30 min Middle School, High School, Adult
11 and up
Matt Van Pelt Viola
$40/hr All
Christa Pfeiffer soprano
classical, musical theater
please call 13+
Michael Severance Classical Email for current rates All
Elena Yakoubovsky Lyrico Spinto Soprano
Classical, Broadway, Folk, Blues, and Ballad
$75.00 Adult
17 and up
Cornelius Boots shakuhachi, Taimu, breath wizardry, bass clarinet, music theory
honkyoku/dokyoku, rock, blues, free improv, classical, original compositions
$80/lesson (60-75 min.) 16-96
Molly Rosen Mezzo Soprano
Pop, Broadway, Classical, Rock, Folk, World, Theatre, Sacred, R&B, Children's, Country, Jazz
Varies Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
Eric Kujawsky Classical, jazz $40-$80 All ages