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
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
Ruth Escher Voice
All styles welcome. Specialist in choral and early music.
Negotiable Middle School, High School, Adult
Middle School through Adult
Sarah Wood Classical $35/half hour; $70/hour 3 and up
Chris Palmer Trombone
Classical and some jazz.
$50/hr, $30/half hr Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
6th grade to adult
Christina Knudson Violin
Classical, Suzuki, Traditional, Music Theory
$65/hr, $50/45 min, $35/half hr Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
4+
Jessica Siegel Harp
Classical, Pop, Folk
$85.00 per hour, $65.00 for 45 minutes Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
age 5 and up
Maureen H. Fromme mezzo-soprano
Classical- art songs, folk songs, sacred and oratorio, arias and music theater selections
$60/ 45 minutes; $80/ 60 minutes Adult, High School, Middle School
13- adults of all ages
Dennis Ngai Violin, Viola
Traditional classical
$54/30 mins, Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School
Ages 4 to adult
Sophia Santulli Mezzo Soprano
Classical, Pop, Musical Theater
$50/hr $30/30 mins Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
5-75
Anette Skloot Flute, piano
Classical
$50/45 minutes, $55/hour Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
8 and up for flute, 5 and up for piano
Ann Lam Classical, Fiddle $65/hour; $50/45 min Pre-School, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
All ages
Solmaaz Adeli Voice, Mezzo-soprano
Classical, Musical Theater
$70/ 60 min; $55/ 45 min; $20/pp group lesson Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adult
starting at age 6
Dane Carlson Oboe/English Horn
Classical
$80 per hour High School, Middle School, Pre-School
Beginners through High School
Omar Ledezma Percussionist & Spanish vocalist
Latin, Tropical, South American, Pop, Flamenco
4 packages: 6=$400 4=$270 2=$160 single lesson=$90 Adult, Elementary, High School, Middle School, Pre-School
All ages