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
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
Hillary Overberg Violin
Classical
$75/hour, $35/half hour Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
All
Thollem McDonas piano
improvisational - inclusion of all idioms
$50/hr Middle School, High School, Adult
14-adult
Gregory Mason Piano
Classical and pop
70 hour Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
any
Sofia Biktimir Piano
Classical Piano
Call for rates Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
Any
Elaine Kreston Cello
Cello, Classical, Alternative, Suzuki, Chamber Music, Improvisation
Please call for information. Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
3 - 99+
Cheryl Blalock Soprano
Classical, Opera, Broadway, Pop
$75/hour Middle School
12 years through adult
Anita Chandavarkar flute
classical
please contact for more details Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
7 and up