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Average Cost of Sitar Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute sitar lessons is $43. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $75 per hour.

30-min $20
 
$26 average
$40
45-min $35
 
$42 average
$60
60-min $30
 
$43 average
$75

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute sitar lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute sitar lessons are 3% less expensive at $42, and 30-minute lessons cost 40% less at $26.

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Karen D.

Somerville, MA
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Jonathan B.

State College, PA
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Rajib K.

Sun Valley, CA
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Sitar:
A plucked stringed instrument used mainly in Hindustani music and Indian classical music. The instrument is believed to have been derived from the Vena, an ancient Indian instrument. Besides learning how the instrument is held and plucked the student will learn how to tune, play and read notes, rhythms, songs and the basics of music.

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Carl W. July 18, 2017
· Bagpipes · In home
Karen fixed my problem in five minutes after I had two years of getting no where. I play clarinet and was curling my fingers like on a clarinet. On a bagpipe, you must lay the fingers flat. Suddenly all the pressure problems with the reed went away.
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Kate July 13, 2017
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
I've had about 12 lessons with Karen so far. Out of the few guitar teachers I've gone to in my life, Karen is definitely my favorite. She is super encouraging, patient, and careful about details. We started off by going through a beginner's book that covered sight reading and guitar basics, just what I needed. She was very flexible and willing to incorporate singing into the lessons, which helps a lot. Also, she's generally a good person and it's easy to feel comfortable around her -- in the past I have sometimes been so nervous around previous instructors that I could hardly play a note. Not so this time -- I am very happy with the lessons because I feel like I am making progress. Learning to play guitar is a dream of mine and with Karen I feel like I'll get there!
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Elizabeth June 24, 2017
· Vocal Training · In studio
I had no confidence whatsoever in my vocal ability, however singing was something I always wanted to try. I took the plunge and began vocal lessons with Karen. She was very knowledgeable and patient, and it was a lot of fun, too!

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State College, PA

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I studied Sitar with Allyn Miner who is in the lineage of Allauddin Khan, Ali Akbar Khan and Ravi Shankar. Raga theory is also essential to how I teach other genres of music such as the Blues. I can teach you about buying a Sitar and using it to play both Hindustani Classical and adaptiations of other styles of music.

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Kuby H. August 12, 2017
· Piano · In studio
Great lesson today! Johnathon is really good with young kids. We started with learning structured notes, and then he let my son improvise. It was magical. I'm happy to see how Johnathon makes the lesson interaction so much fun!
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Anne July 22, 2017
· Violin · Online
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Jennifer March 24, 2016
· Guitar · In studio
My son responded very well to his techniques and his teaching ability speaks for itself.

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Sun Valley, CA
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Rajib K. is undoubtedly one of the finest young sitar players today whose learning has resulted in an extensive technique and deep understanding of diverse musical styles. His open mind has led to an extension of his musical horizon to incorporate imaginative experiments in world music styles that delight the young and the old. Already at this young age he is well appreciated by his audience and critics for his artistic aspects & nuances of diverse styles and a mastery of technical skill.

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Christian Colton May 26, 2015
· Sitar · Online
Rajib was great. He's patient, and obviously knows his stuff. I look forward to more lessons with him.

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