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.
To find music enrichment programs, youth music ensembles, and community music programs, and teachers affiliated with a school, click here.
Note to Bay Area music teachers: please fill out this form to be included in our directory.
Cello, Baroque Cello, Viola da Gamba
|$75/hour, $40/half hour||7 and up||Richmond|
Classical, Beginning Jazz, Rock, Improv, World
|$60/hour; $50/45 minute; $40/half hour||7 years old and up, including adults||Oakland|
|Please contact for information||5 and up||Piedmont|
Suzuki Cello, Classical
|$40/half hour, $60/45 min||4 and up||Mill Valley|
Cello, Baroque Cello, Viola da Gamba, Music Theory
Baroque, Classical, Counterpoint
|$65/ hr (sliding scale also available)||All ages||Oakland|
Cello, Chamber Music Coaching
|$65/ hour, $55/ 45min||5 and up||Oakland|
Violin, viola, cello, guitar, piano, composition
Suzuki, traditional classical, improvisation
|$70/hr||4 and up||Palo Alto|
Cello, Chamber Music
Classical, Contemporary, Improvisation
|$45-70||5 and up||San Francisco|
|Beth Welch Snellings||
Cello, Strings Ensemble
Classical, Jazz Improvisation
|$70 for 1 hour, $60 for 45 minutes||7 and Up||San Francisco|
The San Francisco Classical Voice Music Teacher Directory is provided as a community service. The information in the teacher profiles is provided solely by the teacher listed and is not verified by SFCV. Inclusion in the directory does not imply recommendation by SFCV and no screening or background check has been done on any of the listed teachers. Users of this directory are advised to rely upon their own best judgment when selecting a teacher and should be aware that SFCV assumes no liability for the outcome of music lessons acquired as a result of using this service.