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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Name Instruments/ Style Rate* Ages City
Linda Schneider Piano
$30 for group; private$65/hour, $35/half hour 3.5 and up El Cerrito
William Skeen Cello, Baroque Cello, Viola da Gamba
$75/hour, $40/half hour 7 and up Richmond
Frank Longay Classical guitar
Suzuki method for children, traditional for adults
Please contact for information 3 years to adult students Santa Clara
Karla Ekholm Bassoon
Classical for adults, any style for under 18
$55/hour at my house, at their house, TBD 8 and up San Francisco
Alexandra Cowell Flute
Classical, Orchestral, Band, Wind Ensemble
$60/hour All ages Los Altos Hills
Robert Howard Cello
$75/hour 7-65+ San Francisco
Anthony Martin Violin, Viola
Baroque, Classical
$75/hour 14 and up Richmond
David Marsden Guitar, Electric Bass
Classical, Jazz
$50/hour, $30/half hour All ages San Francisco
Sarah Holzman Flute, Piccolo, Recorder, Fife
$75/hour 8 and up Berkeley
Wendy Hillhouse All voices
Primarily classical, with some ccm
Negotiable 16 and up Redwood City