Music Lessons in Palm Springs, 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 Palm Springs, 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.

Denise R.

17 Reviews
Palm Springs, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music from Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Teaches students 3 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.

Denise R.

17 Reviews
Book Now
About Denise

I've always had a love for music. When I was 8 years old, I taught myself how to read music before my first piano lesson because I was so excited to learn. I continued taking piano lessons throughout my school days and became involved in choir in high school. When I began college I decided to

Recent Reviews
Darryl G.
Denise is patient and kind. She explains and demonstrates concepts in a clear manner. Beautiful voice too!
Elektra
Such a sweet teacher and so good with children.
Michelle S.
So talented and easy to understand. She is amazing! Glad I decided to do this for myself.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Marija (pronounced, "Maria") K.

1 Review
Cathedral City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Female Guitarist from Rock City Awards
Teaching Locations:
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.

Marija (pronounced, "Maria") K.

1 Review
Book Now

Students will learn the blues scale and related techniques as well as styles of various artists and eras.

About Marija (pronounced, "Maria")

Greetings from Marija (pronounced, "Maria")! Anyone who is curious about playing music or has a passion for it can learn. Whether you are an adult who is brand new at it (and you are NEVER "too old to start"), have been away from playing for a while & would like to get back into it, a performer w

Recent Reviews
Tina D.
She is soooo GREAT!!

She makes me feel so comfortable, and is a great teacher!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

John S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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.

John S.

3 Reviews
Book Now

I am a professional artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, and works that have been displayed at the MoMa in New York, the Museum of African American Culture in Houston, TIME Magazine, and more. Our painting lessons will be specifically tailored to you and your personal goals, while also maintaining a flexible structure. I find most painting teaching to be much too limiting, and while our lessons will go over traditional techniques, we will most importantly be finding your personal style and strengths! We will uncover the importance of color weight, color balance, general color theory, learn many different painting techniques, learn how to paint from life, how to paint hyper-realistically, and much more. In addition, we will go over helpful physical tools that i've found instantly make me a better artist. After the basics are covered, we will be studying master works, both traditional and contemporary, and copying these pieces to learn new techniques. I believe everyone has ...

About John

Hello! I am a professional artist who has exhibited in many galleries and museums, publications and more all over the country. I have received both the Pullock-Krasner grant and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant for my artistic ability. My work includes drawing, painting, printmaking, a

Recent Reviews
Safari
John is an amazing teacher! Before our session john laid out a lesson plan catered to my needs. When we hopped into the zoom meeting the setting was very comfortable and open. I had many mind-blowing moments during our lesson where john taught me techniques I’ve never seen before (trust i’ve done a lot of digging on youtube). I left the lesson feeling instantly inspired and ready to practice what I learned. 10000000% worth it and I will be coming back for another lesson.

ps. even went over our time to make sure I grasped a technique + recorded and was sent our session. Very thoughtful instructor.

*** for anyone looking for painting based drawing lessons... this is the instructor for you.
Suzie Q
Omg! John is beyond what I had expected in painting lessons! Very clear, thorough and extremely patient!!! Encouraging and inspiring!!! He has a way of showing me colors and values that literally blew my mind. I’ve had only a few lessons with him and I asked my boyfriend to please buy me more for my holiday gift. He is way underpriced for the artistic and instructional skill level he has! Has such an aura of humility that makes me not be intimidated and I’m comfortable to ask questions without fear of embarrassment. I look forward to many more lessons from him. I highly highly highly recommend John!!!
Tim
I am a relatively experienced artist but John has given eye opening instruction in just our two sessions already. I left both lessons feeling like I had a months worth of schooling, and it was stress free. Highly Recommended!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Scott M.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Parent's Choice Award from Parent's Choice Award
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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.

Scott M.

15 Reviews
Book Now

I can teach you fingerpicking and riffs, from basics to advanced including how to use a slide guitar. I like older country and know lots of Johnny Cash.

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I have a live-broadcasting/recording studio at home and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer. I've written, performed and recorded 2 albums and regularly live stream music now. I was a voting member of th

Recent Reviews
Jacob
Scott has been amazing with my son! We are so thankful to have found him.
Johnny G.
Nice guy. Knows his material. Highly recommend.
Zamir
Extremely nice guy, knows what he is talking about, has advice for anything music related. Helped me out a lot with singing, getting motivation, etc.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Charles W.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded guitar contest arizona from Arizona guitar player magizen
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • music guitar from Freemont
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.

Charles W.

11 Reviews
Book Now

I have been playing guitar for over 29 years I started as a young child I have studied it professionally in school and I teach all styles of guitar and doing lead solos or playing rhythm for any style I teach popular songs and also traditional classical or jazz blues songs as well as folk any style any age and I make the lessons as fun as they are informative

About Charles

I am an international recording artist and seasoned performer. I have been playing music since the early age of 8 yrs old. I have always been inspired by music and love to inspire others with music. Some of my accomplishments include putting an album out with Universal Records as a Nashville recordi

Recent Reviews
Cindy
Instructor is very talented!
Brekyn J.
My first lesson with Charles went great! I can tell he's going to help me reach my goals very quickly and efficiently. So excited to feel confident with the piano!
Kristina K.
Great teacher,with innovative ideas, learning a lot, I feel like a real musician
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kevin M.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Penn State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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.

Kevin M.

49 Reviews
Book Now

I love teaching students how to play the piano. I enjoy helping them achieve their specific goals. I am all about increasing my students' musicality to the fullest potential. I can help them learn the skill of sight-reading (Imagine knowing how to immediately play a piece of music that you have never seen before!) I can also teach them how to play by ear/improvise
(Wouldn't it be nice to be able to successfully play a song from your brain on your first try?) I'd love to teach you how to play.

About Kevin

Hello! My name is Kevin, and I am looking forward to teaching you everything I know about music! I've been singing at Walt Disney World for over 23 years (and I still am currently) with the Voices of Liberty, the Dapper Dans of Main Street, and Four For A Dollar. I have a Bachelor of Science in Musi

Recent Reviews
Carl L.
I would like to start out saying I’m a 66 year old beginner acoustic guitar player. Kevin was very good in assuring me that the guitar isn’t that difficult to learn and proved it in my first lesson. He makes you feel at ease and throughly explains the lesson.
HayleyTreen T.
He is amazing with me i have special needs autism and he is the best teacher and i prefer him to alot of my therapist
Ana B.
Kevin makes learning fun. My daughter is singing great and having a blast with Kevin.

Looking for an online Music teacher in Palm Springs, CA?

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_253477_pi_bd2adc2f7483a6a0ca18b0b2f21635683a4302c1
"Heather is amazing and does a wonderful job of keeping my 10-year-old excited about the piano. Highly recommend her!"
Lisa
Took Piano lessons from Heather M. L.
Profile_240766_pi_d486d5ae663f8a0192efcc09d13d593b64bddf09
"AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!"
Javon
Took Singing lessons from Joseph M.
Profile_244364_pi_7f0456c052c4d43b06f690b7e0057903e58a3faf
"Anne is very patient, encouraging and understanding with different learning styles and beginners."
Elisabeth
Took Harp lessons from Anne R.
Profile_236875_pi_70086a8395ddb27770757af620df67f32e8a8312
"Super kind and super informative! He explained everything really well and guided me step by step! Definitely would recommend!"
Jacky
Took Piano lessons from Ozzie J.
Profile_241002_pi_7fb9a4e1ad8b6aa46fcea548c62a81cc7e0f8f28
"Bottom line: I enthusiastically recommend Mike for virtual drum lessons…esp. if you’re not convinced that virtual music lessons are effective /worth it – Mike’s style is perfect for online lessons.

Details

About me: adult student, drummed throughout high school (band and private instruction for a few years), but was always more interested in the kit than taking the time to really learn rudiments and develop my hands. Now, with limited space in my home and the pandemic making everything virtual, I thought it was a good time get back into it and give virtual music lessons a shot. I wanted to find a teacher comfortable with focusing on / teaching this discipline. After some research, I found Mike, whom I took ~ 20 lessons with. Though I was initially a bit skeptical of online music lessons (had taken in-person lessons as a kid, before online lessons were even possible), I quickly realized that learning and development was not only possible, but probable with Mike as my teacher (and my willingness to practice regularly).

Mike’s professionalism shows in multiple ways, including his drumming proficiency (of course) and knowledge, overall instruction and communication style, punctuality, and the professional setup / studio that he works out of. He also has a great attitude toward his students’ progression, and an impressive knowledge of drum education (especially), professional drummers, and music and recordings. We had a lot of very enjoyable and insightful conversations re: the techniques of different drummers. I realize that is something that may be harder with younger students, but it’s a nice bonus when you can (if you want) have an actual conversation with your instructor (vs. one way instructional-based communication). He also gave me a ton of recommendations for music and/or instructional resources to check out (which is important for musical growth). I was also able to “bounce” a number of equipment / brand related questions off of him.

Re: the actual instruction - over the course of several months, we reviewed a number of sticking / rudiment exercises that definitely helped to develop my hands, esp. my double stroke roll. To introduce these exercises, he shared them on his screen and reviewed them (including playing them). He’d then email them. He also gave me a rudimentary-based piece to work toward. That was cool because it brought all the lessons together.

To summarize, I learned quite a few things and definitely developed my hands (and can play some things now that I couldn’t play in high school). I had to stop b/c of some major schedule changes that are significantly restricting my free time, but I definitely plan on resuming once my schedule returns to normal.

Like anything, you’ll get the greatest reward (and value for your money) if you take the lessons seriously and practice regularly."
Barry
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
Profile_87512_pi_HowardBRichman-PianoHeadshot1-2016
"Our 11 year old daughter, Emma, has been taking lessons with Mr. Howard now for over 4 years. Emma is the type of person that has to get things right the first time and gets very frustrated when she doesn't. Howard has always managed to help her get through her frustrations. He is the most patient person I know. He is an awesome piano teacher, Emma has learned different aspects of the piano and loves to compose with Mr. Howard. I highly recommend Howard. :)"
Jody
Took Piano lessons from Howard R.
Profile_192299_pi_Full%20Shot%20crop
"Dr. Lance is an excellent piano teacher. My kid was a beginner when joined his class and started learning from him. He likes his teaching and he shows much interest in playing piano after school hours and also he has good progress now."
Rajesh Puthukunnathu
Took Piano lessons from Lance R.
214301_213534_1305321867
"Tanisha is great! She made me feel comfortable from day one, even though I had no previous singing experience. She is always encouraging and challenges me at a pace that is practical and not overwhelming. We meet online which is convenient, and I don't feel like I'm missing anything not being in the same room. Tanisha makes it work well over Skype. Highly recommend lessons with Tanisha!"
Andie
Took Singing lessons from Tanisha H.
Profile_94581_pi_Head%20shot%20tl
"Good lesson. easy going person, with patience to teach."
Rodrigo
Took Harmonica lessons from Jordan M.
Profile_256365_pi_c6c925066d2d4d6e5b4b8e648addcbf507b2a759
"There was a delay of about 10 seconds, but everything else was amazing"
Missy
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
View More
View Less

Popular Music Articles from our Blog

How to Practice Singing: Practical Tips for Memorizing Lyrics

Need to memorize lyrics--quickly? Take a look at these helpful tips from Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R...   For many people, memorizing words is easier if the words are set to music–that is why songs are often used in education (there is even a song that lists all 50 states!). That being said, trying to memorize a song on a deadline is not fun. Not many people know how to practice singing lyrics effectively, and singers often need to learn multiple songs on short notice. …

By Suzy S.

6 Drumming Basics to Know

Making the decision to learn how to play a musical instrument is one of the best decisions you can make. Every musician has a preferred instrument, and if you are reading this, chances are that drums are the instrument you have chosen. Playing the drums is an exhilarating and exciting experience, but in order to get started on the right note, there are six drumming basics you should know. These helpful tips are at the base of every proficient drummer's skill set, and if you dedicate time to perf …

By Suzy S.

Getting Started with Music Recording

Interested in getting started with music recording? You've come to right place. Our featured guest author for today is one of our newest teachers in Rancho Santa Margarita, California - Cory M.! Read on for his advice for recording newbies...     Do you write songs and want to record them to share with the world? Awesome!  Fortunately, computer technology allows you to do this in the privacy of your own home at a fraction of the cost of recording at a “real” studio.  So, what eq …

By Suzy S.

Student Groups