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
Lauren Gatzka Coloratura Soprano
Classical, Broadway, Pop/Rock
$30/half hr., $45/45 mins., $55/Hr. Adult
13-adult
Hilary Lewis Violin and Viola
Classical, Fiddle, Gypsy Jazz, Rock
$35/half hour, $60/hour Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
4 years old and up
Sarah Kim Viola and Violin
Classical
$40/30 minutes, $65/one hour Children to Adult
Anders Froehlich Baritone
Classical, Musical Theater, Jazz
$55/hour, $30/half hour 12-Adult
Liesl McPherrin Voice - Soprano, Piano
Classical, Opera, Musical Theater, and Popular styles
$87/hour Adult, High School
10 and up
Nicole Cooper Voice
classical/opera, jazz, musical theater
Adult, High School, Middle School
12-99
Anne Rainwater Piano
Classical, contemporary, composition
$95/hr All
Kourtney Hannaway Oboe
Classical
40 per hour Elementary, Middle School, High School
Any age
Guitar
Adelle-Akiko Kearns Cello
Classical
$80/hour Elementary, High School, Middle School
8-18
Laura Rubinstein-Salzedo Violin/viola
Classical, Baroque
$75/hour 4-80
Lori Hennessy Cello
Classical
$50 for one half hour private lesson and one group class per week. Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
Five years old through adult.
Philip Kuttner piano, conductor
classical
3 lessons for $50 each Adult
Adult
Leah Irby Viola & Violin
Classical, Jazz, Fiddle, Pop
$45 1/2 hour, $80 hour Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
7-90
Mike Shuldes French Horn
Classical
starting 60$ per hour Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
All age
Simon Buret de Longagne Piano
Classical Music
$60/lesson (45 minutes) Elementary, Middle School, High School
5-18
Ryan Zwahlen Oboe / English horn
Classical
$75/hr $65/45min $55/30min additional for travel Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
any
Lucas Floyd Oboe, Piano
Classical
$45/30 mins, $60/45 mins, $85/60 mins; $10 travel fee Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
5+
Carrie Zhang Mezzo-soprano, Piano
Classical, Opera, Art Songs, Musical Theatre, Pop, Jazz
Between $40 - $90 per lesson Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
5 years (piano) - Adult
Sarah Fletcher Soprano Vocalist
Opera, Classical, Oratorio, Musical theater, Jazz, Folk, Other
$65/hr Standard, $100/hr with Professional Piano Accompaniment All Ages