Vista Music Lessons for Teens

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

Music Lessons in Vista for Teens

Popular Music Lessons

| Live classes, amazing instructors

Staff Picks

| Get closer to what inspires you

Popular Music Teachers in Vista, CA

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.

John M.

24 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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.
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.

John M.

24 Reviews
Book Now

Positive, patient and motivating, over 43 years of playing drums & percussion and over 12 years of private instruction with a wealth of music knowledge to share. Lessons are always designed to be educational, engaging & fun, combining a balance of learning notation, playing by ear & performance with other live instruments! We will find out what interests you most and get you on the drum set right away for fast results!

About John

I have 43 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 12 years of teaching beginning to advanced drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized when I

Recent Reviews
Lucas N.
John personalized the lesson to focus on the songs my son was interested in while he also covered the important fundamentals to start off right!
Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ruben D.

31 Reviews
Vista, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Music Education from UTEP
  • Teaching since 2003
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.

Ruben D.

31 Reviews
Book Now

Students will learn the chords and rhythms that are most used with blues music. Students will also be able to visualize the fretboard for improvising over common blues progressions.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

Recent Reviews
Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Diane G.

12 Reviews
Bonsall, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching the Violin and Viola: Creating a Healthy Foundation for young children. from Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. Chicago, Ill.
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 60; Female: 5 to 60
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.

Diane G.

12 Reviews
Book Now

I have been teaching the violin/fiddle to children and adults for 9 years. My speciality is in teaching young children and youth. I do teach methods that are appropriate to their level, whether they are beginners or have been playing for a while. I love teaching adult beginners as well, we all need a good start with a firm technique base for left and right areas (violin and bow) of playing the violin. I teach from the concept of Musicianship: warm ups to prevent injury, correct techniques for playing, and using theory books and violin method books that are creative and easy to follow and understand, both for children and adults. I teach note-reading as well as aural learning because a student, young or older, needs both music notation and ear training to gain the best possible perspective on learning this instrument and having fun. As a teacher, I love being creative in lessons, it's very important and helps the student to assimilate the techniques and pieces so they can move ...

About Diane

I love to teach the violin, viola and fiddle. I really enjoy working with adult beginners to help them discover music. You are never too old to learn! I also enjoy working with young children and youth to establish a wonderful foundation for the student. I have special training in working with chil

Recent Reviews
Mayumi T.
Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her.
Nancy
Was my first violin lesson today, and Diane is very thorough and easy to follow. She is excited about the violin and not just a teacher so I already know that I have a great teacher. I am so excited about my journey with her!
Amber A.
Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Daniel G.

22 Reviews
Escondido, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • BA Liberal Arts with secondary emphasis on Theater and Musical Performance Teaching Credential from University of San Diego BA Chapman University Teaching Credential
  • Awarded Day Jams Vocal Instructor of Excellence from Day Jams Rock and Roll Camp
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.

Daniel G.

22 Reviews
Book Now

You will learn Spanish from a bilingual instructor whose first language is English that you were spoken written and read Spanish fluently for over 40 years

About Daniel

Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/S

Recent Reviews
Timothy Quimbo
Denise Bennett
Stefanie
Mr. G goes over and above to help me pursue my interests. He helped me sing through a difficult time while my voice was changing. He supports me at performances and never fails to make me laugh. Working with him has been a fantastic experience and I feel that I have grown so much.
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.

Jesse H.

81 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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.
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.

Jesse H.

81 Reviews
Book Now

Learn to play the Spanish Guitar through the unique "Romero Method"

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picki

Recent Reviews
Flavio S.
Great first class with Jesse! He was very nice, patient and knowledgeable.
Kathy W.
Jesse is an excellent instructor- very patient and encouraging- highly recommend
Stephanie D.
Jesse is the best he is so nice

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

Lester F.

12 Reviews
Oceanside, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Filipino (Tagalog)
  • Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
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.

Lester F.

12 Reviews
Book Now

I believe that learning music is one of the greatest gifts that people can obtain and achieve in life, because if builds self-confidence, provide happiness to ourselves, and appreciate different cultures. Through singing, it has the power to touch the empathy of people through communication of words as singers deliver these texts within their sounding voice.

Having the talents in music is not predetermined whether you have them or you don’t, but I firmly believed that musical talent is a skill that can be learned and enriched. Through hard work and practice, I do agree that everyone can achieve these skills and become an exceptional musician. It is in my environment as a voice instructor to encourage and uplift my students through the very best of their capability by learning wide variety of songs while maintaining healthy vocal production throughout their instructions.

Through my previous mentors, I had received voice instructions with intense and thorough understanding of ...

About Lester

I am a Classical-Trained Singer and Scholar based in the Southern California area. I am an active performer in the concert and opera theatre stages across the United States. I graduated with a Master of Music in the Historical Informed Performance with an emphasis in Voice at the Longy School of Mus

Recent Reviews
Theodore ..
Excellent!
Meeks
Lester is simply amazing! My experience is already jus the best. His passion is instantly visible. He creates a warm, encouraging and supportive environment of learning. You’ll feel free to make mistakes and embrace it as part of getting better. He understands your individual goals and makes lessons fun! U can’t go wrong choosing him
Pilar
Lester is an excellent instructor. Very knowledgeable, understanding and supportive, I definitely recommend him as a voice coach.

Looking for an online Music teacher in Vista, 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_133298_pi_11006479_10153680268508902_1098812893231764607_n
"Very accommodating with my goals."
Catalina
Took Violin lessons from Cedrick A.
Profile_223622_pi_IMG_3574-edit
"Monika is great. She not only teaches you singing and vocal technique she also helps you find your voice, gain confidence and own your power. She is an encourager, motivator and great vocalist."
Jazzmine
Took Singing lessons from Monika J.
Profile_113053_pi_profilepic
"I loved taking cello lessons with Carrie. She was always patient and encouraging with me and did a wonderful job working out problems I had with the music. Carrie was one of the reasons I kept with cello for as long as I did!"
Tina
Took Cello lessons from Carrie M.
Profile_100099_pi_FullSizeRender
"Jason was great, and exactly what I was hoping for. I am looking forward to working with him for the rest of our time together."
Ryan
Took Clarinet lessons from Jason S.
214118_289626_29852
"JoAnn is such a wonderful instructor and as a beginner I feel lucky to receive instruction from such an accomplished cellist. I highly recommend JoAnn as an instructor."
Al
Took Cello lessons from JoAnn R.
Profile_97406_pi_IMG_7771-2
"Ann is great, I think she deserves 5-stars because she is talented and really wants to help me improve. Within just moments she had recognized some problems with my breathing and posture that are already helping."
Joel
Took Flute lessons from Ann C.
Profile_95326_pi_IMG_2053
"Singing lessons with Adam have really helped me develop basic skills and confidence with singing in front of others."
Bruce
Took Singing lessons from Adam T.
Profile_101875_pi_Liza%20MIller%20-%20Headshot%20%28Higher%20Res%29
"Liz had a very good experience with her new teacher today. Her mom said she had a proper warm up before singing a song. Liza selected a song for her to practice that fit her style and voice. We are all very happy to have Liza as a voice teacher and are looking for very positive results."
Lizzie
Took Singing lessons from Liza M.
Profile_250103_pi_6eb1ad5eed238b7bd0031c26d7d9410e070a00aa
"Brilliant musician, great teacher and very knowledgeable.."
Douglas
Took Piano lessons from Missy M.
Profile_140549_pi_headsh
"Marco is an excellent voice teacher, very knowledgeable in different styles and techniques. Studying with him helped me become a better singer and be more confident on stage. I would definitely recommend studying with Marco!"
Ann
Took Vocal Training lessons from Marco P.
View More
View Less

Popular Music Articles from our Blog

How to Sing R&B | 4 Tips for Beginners

Interested in learning how to sing R&B? Check out these helpful tips from online voice teacher Liz T...   If you’re a fan of contemporary R&B singers today, such as Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson, and Rihanna, and want to learn how to sing R&B music, then this article is for you! R&B is a very specific style of music - think pop and rock with an “urban” feel. To get a better idea of how to approach R&B songs, check out these musical tips! 1. Listen to …

By Suzy S.

Age or Aptitude: When to Start Violin Lessons

Some start optimistically young, others driven by passion start much later in life, but when is the right time to start violin lessons? Like any other form of art, there’s simply no black or white when it comes to exploring music. The right time to start can’t be measured exclusively by age. Some ambitious parents start their kids at the age of two, and while many go off to become YouTube sensations, a whole lot more tend to give up by the age of five. So what should you consider before div …

By Suzy S.

How to Practice Piano Effectively When You Don't Have Time

Are you wondering how to practice piano effectively? Want to get more out of your practice sessions? If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times… “practice makes perfect.” Throughout every musician’s life, we are told that practice is the one thing we must always make time for. Whether we are beginners, committed students, or seasoned professionals, the need for consistent practice doesn’t change. What changes for many pianists, however, is the amount of t …

By Allen C. Paul

Student Groups