Bakersfield Music Lessons

Looking for private in-home or in-studio lessons? Our Bakersfield teachers are ready to get you started. Find your teacher today!

Featured On

How it Works

From finding the perfect teacher to managing payments, scheduling and tracking your progress, we take care of all the details, so you can focus on learning. Learn More

Search for a teacher

Compare hundreds of teachers based on the criteria that matter to you, including background checks, age and experience.

Schedule your lessons

When you've found the perfect match, schedule your lessons online using the teacher's real-time availability.

Connect with your teacher

Your teacher will welcome you with a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.

Can't find a teacher in Bakersfield?

No problem. Our online lesson platform connects you with any teacher, anywhere. All you need is a reliable Internet connection, a webcam and a microphone.

Convenient

Zero travel time is great for a busy schedule.

Affordable

Typically priced lower than local lessons.

Effective

Online students stick with lessons as long as local students.

Learn More

Music Lesson Reviews from Students

Students are raving about their Music instructors on TakeLessons. Check out some of these recent reviews.

And they're not alone!

Our teachers have taught

2 , 7 7 9 , 3 9 3

lessons and counting!

Recent Music Articles from the Blog

Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, check out the Music articles on our blog.

10 Acoustic Guitar Songs for Beginners That Are Not Even a Little Cheesy

10 Acoustic Guitar Songs for Beginners That Are Not Even a Little Cheesy

Nobody likes trudging through difficult music that they don¬ít like. If a song is too hard, it¬ís not going to sound good. And if you don¬ít like the song, why bother putting in the effort? To solve this problem for you, here¬ís a very eclectic list of easy songs to play on your acoustic guitar. DISCLAIMER: Making music is tricky business. There¬ís a lot of multitasking and it takes time to get things flowing the way that you want to hear them. Additionally, guitarists all have different st … Read More

10 Acoustic Guitar Songs for Beginners That Are Not Even a Little Cheesy
Nobody likes trudging through difficult music that they don’t like. If a song is too hard, it’s not going to sound good. And if you don’t like the song, why bother putting in the effort? To solve this problem for you, here’s a very eclectic list of easy songs to play on your acoustic guitar. DISCLAIMER: Making music is tricky business. There’s a lot of multitasking and it takes time to get things flowing the way that you want to hear them. Additionally, guitarists all have different st
What Are the Best Songs to Sing for Boys?
What are the best songs for boys going through puberty, dealing with those inevitable voice breaks and cracks? Find out in this guest post by voice teacher Molly R...   The adolescent years are difficult no matter what. There is a lot of pressure to be accepted and seen as ¬ďcool¬Ē by your peers, and it seems as though these young people are always riding a roller coaster of emotions! As if it weren¬ít already hard enough to select vocal repertoire, boys around the ages of 12 to 1
A Beginner's Guide to Proper Violin Fingering [Chart + Instructional Video]
One of the most challenging aspects of learning how to play the violin is understanding proper violin fingering and hand placement. Before you can start wowing crowds like famous violin players Lindsay Stirling and Joshua Bell, it¬ís important that you first learn the basics, starting with proper violin fingering. Learning the proper violin finger placement is a great place to start, as it will serve as the foundation of your violin playing. Let's get started! ? What is First
What is a Piano Fake Book?
You walk into your sheet music store and start browsing. You look at the method books, technique books, repertoire¬Ö and then your eyes see something else. You pick it up and see it is called a "fake book." An odd name for a real book. You open it up and see that it contains music. So what exactly is it? A piano fake book allows you to read and play music on your piano. But unlike your typical books, which contain the score as written by the composer or arranger, a fake book is more of a r
4 Must-Read Choir Audition Tips: Selecting Your Song & More
Thinking about joining a choir in your community? There may be an audition process to go through first. Here, Hayward, CA voice teacher Molly R. shares her tips for success... Sometimes choral auditions can seem daunting with all of their requirements: sight reading, tonal memory, range assessments¬Ö and oh yeah, you have to prepare a song or two as well! But fear not, as there are ways to get you confident for the big day. Here are some tips on how to prepare. 1) Select the Right Choir Audit

Get Started with Free Resources

Why TakeLessons?

Play-button

Are You a Teacher?

Find out how TakeLessons can help you grow and manage your business

Learn More