San Diego Spotlight: Why Our Music Teachers Rock

benfSan Diego’s music scene has exploded in recent years, as talented local artists and bands are recognized, and big-name acts add venues like the House of Blues, the Belly Up, and Humphreys to their tour schedule. Make the rounds in neighborhoods like North Park and the Gaslamp, and it’s easy to find live music on any given night. Whether you’re looking for an intimate jazz trio at Croce’s, an all-day, outdoor EDM festival at Sleep Train Amphitheater, or a relaxing evening with the San Diego Symphony, the city’s events calendar typically has something for everyone.

If you’re dreaming of someday making it big yourself – or, if you’re simply curious and want to pick up a new hobby, taking private music lessons can guide you in the right direction. And here at TakeLessons, we’re passionate about helping new students of all ages take that step. We’ve connected tons of students with local teachers in the San Diego area, as well as nationwide. We’re proud of our teachers, and we love hearing how our students have reached their musical goals!

Your search for the perfect teacher starts with your zip code, and the subject you want to learn. As you’re browsing our teacher roster, you may notice teachers with a “Student Favorite” badge on their profile. This badge designates teachers who have taught a minimum of 25 lessons with us and have received consistently high feedback from students. In short, these teachers rock!

Below, we’d like to introduce just a few of these top-notch San Diego music teachers. If any of them catch your eye, click over to their profile to learn more, or book lessons online to get started learning with them.

PriscillaPriscilla M. 
Teaches in-studio: San Diego (92126)
Subjects: Piano, Singing, Broadway Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory

“I love people of all ages. And I love helping them discover what beautiful things they can create, especially in the world of music. Music is such a powerful way to express ourselves, and I love helping others learn how to do this and really enjoy it.”



Erin C.
Teaches in-home, online, and in-studio: Poway (92064)
Subjects: Piano, Violin, Cello, Fiddle, Viola

“My teaching philosophy is to always have fun while learning, to set attainable goals for the student, to learn through encouragement and discipline, and to help students come to love music on a personal level. I focus on the character of each student and their goals and desires to see that the student and/or parents are satisfied.”


charleswCharles W. 
Teaches in-home and in-studio: La Mesa (91941)
Subjects: Drum, Piano, Music Theory, Percussion, Trumpet

“Students studying with me can expect to learn a lot about music in a relatively short time, and have a lot of fun doing it. My initial aim with any student is to find out what their goals are (i.e. favorite type of music, inspiration for playing etc.). It is important to me that we are working on what YOU want to learn!”



Betsy F.
Teaches in-studio: San Diego (92117)
Subjects: Singing, Violin, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Viola

“Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music.”


Want even more San Diego music teacher options? Search our
roster of local and online teachers to get the help you need.



, TakeLessons staff member and blogger


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