Music Lessons in El Sobrante, CA. It's your time.

In person or online. We've got everything you need to get started and stay motivated!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Popular Music Teachers in El Sobrante, CA

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kristen B.

15 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 12 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kristen B.

15 Reviews
Book Now

This is the focus of my vocal studio, and I began teaching in this style when I opened my voice studio in 2005. Curriculum will vary depending on your experience level with the subject and voice type. Technique is instructed from a variety of backgrounds, with basis in physiology of healthy voice production due to my combined background in classical vocal performance and voice therapy.

About Kristen

I want to dispel the myth that only a select few are "gifted" with beautiful voices. Singing is like a sport; it is a skill requiring refined muscular coordination, which anyone can improve with practice and focused instruction. My teaching experience encompasses students of all ages and abili

Recent Reviews
Catheryn L.
I love Kristen!
She's so good at explaining the most confusing things about singing technique (which for a beginner is a lot). She's very patient and it's heartwarming when she gets excited about the times I do something right. I trust Kristen with my voice and I like how she encourages me to do hard but fun repertoire. Would definitely recommend!

P.S. Her voice is absolutely beautiful. You know you have a good teacher when she demonstrates something and you think, "I want to sound like that."
Ilja
A very good teacher for a beginner!
Ryan
Great first lesson. Broke everything down very nicely and got me excited to excel.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Thomas B.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Thomas B.

Book Now
About Thomas

I've been playing various stringed instruments in different ensembles for the last 15 years. I studied electronic music composition and recording at UC Santa Cruz. *** Lesson Details *** I want to encourage students to explore new musical frontiers including and building upon the styles of music a

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Lars R.

11 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Lars R.

11 Reviews
Book Now

As personalized as you want it to be, the guitar is a wonderful mode of expression. I have been playing for twenty years as of 2019. Classical, jazz, blues, Indian classical, mostly acoustic guitar! Please contact me for more details.

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gr

Recent Reviews
Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
Subhabrata D.
Very focused lesson

Meet Online Music Teachers Serving El Sobrante, CA

michael P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

michael P.

Book Now

I promote creative flow and feeling hee music in the guitar as well as provide an efficient and linear approach to guitar (music) theory that is palatable.
I prefer to keep things simple and move at the pace of the student as they are comfortable. No use in rushing a good thing.

About michael

I've been in love with performing and practicing musical disciplines for 17 years and want to share my passion and knowledge of music with others who are just as enthusiastic as I am. I'm here to act as a mentor for those looking to take their talent to the next level, providing a relaxed and moti

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Queenie W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Queenie W.

3 Reviews
Book Now

I've been teaching piano for 13 years. Specialized on helping beginners to build up their fundamentals. All ages are welcome! For the young kids, I create music/piano games to help them to learn. I want them to learn with joy. For the adult, I will help you to learn the music/ songs you like. All the lessons are customized! Do not hesitate to ask me questions, I am happy to answer!

About Queenie

I am currently pursuing her Doctor of Musical Art (DMA) degree at Rutgers University, studying under Jonathan Sptiz, who is the principal cellist of the New Jersey Symphony. I also received both Master of Cello Performance degree and Professional Studies Post-Master’s Certificate in cello from Tem

Recent Reviews
Allison C.
Ms. W was the most dedicated and patient teacher. Each lesson, I could sense her love for music from the way she described the image of a sunrise from the 2nd movt. of the Saint-Saens cello concerto. Her attention to detail and professionalism greatly improved my cello performance.

Before taking lessons with Ms. W, I was with another teacher for 8 years, but I felt that I wasn't improving. Once I started learning of Ms. W, I improved dramatically. She emphasized the importance of a strong foundation, like sound quality and intonation.

With Ms. W, I was accepted into the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, then named Associate Principal Cellist. Ms. Wang was also the driving force behind my qualification for the PMEA District 12 and Region 6 orchestra. Soon after, she prepared me for my college audition recordings to several colleges and Yale University, which is where I am today.

Ms. W is an incredibly lovely and talented teacher. I was so lucky to have her and am excited for all her future students!
Jerilyn
Queenie taught piano and cello in our home. She was very kind, patient, and made it fun for my children.
Janine Fanchiang
Having to be Ms. Queenie's student for almost three years, I have the confidence to say that she is one of the best music teachers I have ever had in my music career. Being a Music Major at Temple University myself, I have had many music teachers, and Ms. Queenie is the only teacher that I am still taking lessons with!

During classes, Ms. Queenie will always make sure that you feel comfortable and safe before teaching. She really cares about her students! Even with COVID close down, Ms. Queenie was able to transition into online teaching professionally and innovatively.

Another thing is that Queenie is actually my second cello teacher. When I first started, she was really patient and taught me almost from the beginning. LASTLY, She is going to be Dr. Queenie soon, so hurry before the price doubles up!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Brian H.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music, Performance from University of Memphis
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Brian H.

10 Reviews
Book Now

Ever wanted to be the one in front of an ensemble leading them in every beautiful phrase and epic moment of music? With more than a decade of conducting experience, I will teach you both basic and advanced skills to develop your confidence, knowledge, and skills as the leader of the ensemble!

About Brian

I am a former band director with 12 years classroom experience. I have taught and performed professionally in the Jackson, TN and Memphis, TN regions for 7 years and have been active as a director, performer, and private instructor in central Florida since 2014. I graduated from the University o

Recent Reviews
Cliff
We hired Brian to work with our barely 3 year old to play the drums we got him for his birthday. He loves it! We don’t have any grand aspirations for him, but he likes to bang around and we wanted to give him some direction to see if he latched on to it. Our main objective is that he has fun. Brian is GREAT with him and he looks forward to it every week. 10/10!
Isamu
NA
Cindy T.
Just had my first lesson with him, and he was amazing! He's relatable and puts things through a perspective that you wouldn't have ever thought of. 10/10 recommend him, and if I could give more than five stars I would. And I plan on doing lessons with him all throughout high school.

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing music teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream music teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_248284_pi_195c12e33cc422bf7ea081e62884cf67de770b3d
"I really enjoyed my lessons with Max. He is very patient, great for beginners, but has the knowledge and experience to teach any level. As a singer, he improved my musicianship, which I can see clearly translated into my own original music. Couldn't recommend him more!"
Reise
Took Drum lessons from Max A.
Profile_246300_pi_977d28ce155359f2e18c625b54b4494b017af88b
"Gabbi is very patient and professional. Looking forward for the next class."
Alexandra
Took Piano lessons from Gabbi C.
Profile_86773_pi_myb-takephoto.tmp
"David took the time to talk to Angelina and got to know her. I thought he got a lot accomplished at the first lesson and we look forward to another one."
Angelina
Took Singing lessons from David B.
Profile_101659_pi_WG6M9480
"David was very friendly and patient with my five year old son, who has never even touched a piano before! He was excited and can't wait to return!"
Nathan
Took Piano lessons from David W.
Profile_28600_pi_Head%20shot%20for%20real
"Jamie is an excellent voice teacher. I have learned a lot in the few months I've been taking lessons with him, and feel a lot more confident in my singing. My range and my knowledge of music have definitely improved. At each lesson you do a vocal warm up, go over music theory concepts, and then work on a song. I would definitely recommend Jamie; you will improve and have fun doing it!"
Sarah
Took Singing lessons from James H.
Profile_246608_pi_5cb6ef2f82d5abfa395a914e5d4aefd9a76750cf
"I never picked up a guitar until after age 50, and then for some unknown reason decided I wanted to learn flamenco guitar.

I've been taking lessons with Ed for about 8 months.

Ed is teaching the flamenco basics and techniques, and also makes sure he adds in some easier items so that I can see progress. The lessons are comfortable - Ed has an easy going personality that makes the lessons comfortable and enjoyable.

Very pleased with Ed as my instructor"
Jeffrey
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Edward F.
Profile_238654_pi_d4e73607281eaf2f1320268cb4b07334be700196
"I would like to say Steven was an amazing piano teacher for my 5 year old and he really was able to teach him a lot of the basics and some neat tunes. He is great with kids and with my child being 5 and needing a lot of patience it was really a breeze for Steven to teach and keep his attention during the lesson. He is definitely a natural at what he does! I am very satisfied with Steven and his style of teaching. He is a well deserved five star rating and I can not wait till my son gets to start guitar lessons with him in the future."
Ashley
Took Piano lessons from Steven E.
Profile_100165_pi_100803396601108
"So far it's been a great experience. I feel comfortable doing lesson at teacher's location. Very relaxing, Keith is encouraging, patient most of all schedule is flexible."
Mike
Took Piano lessons from Keith J.
Profile_191447_pi_E05EEE14-BDC8-4CC6-9D3E-8617E6C55280
"Concetta is a great instructor - she has been willing to work with me to create a lesson plan that works for my schedule and my learning style. I would absolutely recommend Concetta for anyone looking to learn a musical instrument."
John
Took Mandolin lessons from Concetta A.
Profile_239577_pi_db7dc7dad3235fdba18cfab24cacf48a3ea26a60
"As the parent of my child who took lessons, Alec is by far one of the most organized tutors around. My daughter got through her first book at lightening pace and we are excited to continue taking lessons."
David
Took Piano lessons from Alec W.
View More
View Less

Popular Music Articles from our Blog

Guitar Playing Tips | Eliminating Bad Habits & Reducing Injury

As far as guitar playing tips go, understanding proper form should be at the top of the list! Here, North Wales, PA guitar teacher Nathan D. shares the basics...   As a multi-instrumental musician, I am constantly checking my form to prevent strain or injury. Hours of improperly played guitar, piano, violin, and even clarinet can make one's fingers and elbows throb, and the impact of playing drums too hard with poor form can cause major injury to wrists all the way to your shoulders. …

By Suzy S.

5 Things to Try Once You’ve Mastered Scales on the Piano

So you've mastered and memorized all the different scales on the piano - what now? Here are some awesome musical ideas to try next, courtesy of Corona, CA teacher Milton J...   You've likely come a long way from your very first piano lesson, a nerve-wracking beginning to what is sure to be a lifelong love for these 88 keys of joy and wonder. Maybe it’s been a few lessons and you've finally completed a goal – you've mastered major and minor scales! From C major to Eb minor, you've …

By Suzy S.

Tips for Parents: The 5 Best Guitars for Kids

Figuring out how to find a great first-time guitar can be a challenge in itself, but what to do when you're looking for a child? Have no fear, guitar instructor Matthew K. is here! Read on for some professional insight, purchase recommendations, and how to find the best guitars for kids... Learning to play the guitar can be the most exciting time in a child’s life so it’s important to choose a guitar that fits!  Full-size guitars can be too big and bulky for a child’s small hands to wor …

By Megan L.

Student Groups