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Average Cost of Music Lessons in Salt Lake City, UT

The average cost of 60-minute music lessons in Salt Lake City is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $34 and $84 per hour.

30-min $17
 
$31 average
$52
45-min $25
 
$46 average
$69
60-min $34
 
$55 average
$84

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute music 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 music lessons are 17% less expensive at $46, and 30-minute lessons cost 44% less at $31.

Curious how much music lessons cost in your area? Do a quick search to get local prices for the best music teachers near Salt Lake City.

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Music Lessons in Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake City’s music scene is all about the blues, rock and punk. On top of that, the city also hosts an assortment of indie rock and horrorcore groups. Although what best characterizes this city’s music industry is its Twilight Concert series, which is an annual event that showcases local bands and performers. The event has been going on for over 23 years and during 2010 the Twilight Concert attendance peaked at over 40,000 making it a critical launch-pad for beginning and budding artists.

Now if you want to perform at SLC’s Twilight Concert series it would be a good idea that you have a solid foundation in music prior to hitting the stage. With that in mind, we suggest that you enroll in our Salt Lake City music lessons with one of our certified TakeLessons music teachers. Our music courses cover a wide variety of instruments ranging from the guitar to piano, drums, violin and a whole lot more. We also offer singing and dance lessons. In addition, we offer music theory, recording, performance, and songwriting lessons for those students who wish to take their musical background to the next level.

To top it all off, our Salt Lake City music lessons are fully personalized. This means you get to determine the place, time and teacher for your lesson. We also have student counselors standing by to help make your booking experience simple and convenient. So don’t wait! If you’re a beginner or an experienced musician, let the TakeLessons team help bring out the talent in you. Sign up and join in on one of our Salt Lake City music lessons today!

About Kristen R.

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North Salt Lake, UT

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Hi! My name is Kristen Reinsch and I am originally from Monterey, CA but am now a Utah native . I am a singer and teacher who loves music more than chocolate and can be found singing in nearly any scenerio! I started my music career in theater at the early age of 8 and haven't stopped singing since. I grew up singing and playing instruments with my family and I encourage my students to do the same. Having been both an instrumentalist and vocalist, I feel it is important to not only know how to sing, but to be able to read music and understand what you are singing. After graduating with a music degree from BYU-I, I feel I have the tools to teach these skills and more.
Through my years as a musician, I have come to appreciate many different kinds of music ranging anywhere from Broadway to opera to Jazz, etc. I feel this gives me the a
bility to cater to my student's individual goals as musicians. One of my goals as a teacher is to help you to learn to sing what you love while giving you the correct foundation to build on. Music is supposed to be fun!
I believe self confidence is extremely important as a vocalist. "Stage fright" is one of the most common things that holds us back from reaching our full potential. Singing with confidence makes you feel great, and sound even better. Sometimes it is all that's missing from a potentially amazing singer. I have helped many students overcome this road block and emerge filled with confidence and self assurance.

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Did you know that people can hear a smile in your voice? Smiling while singing actually produces a different sound that is pleasant to the ear. I want this experience to be fun for my students. I do, however, believe self discipline is a very important aspect of music. I will encourage students to practice regularly and come prepared to learn. I will usually request that young students bring a recording device so they can take home our lessons and practice. This also allows you to hear how you sound during lessons and reproduce(or improve) that at home.
During my lessons, we will cover topics ranging from technical skills, basic singing principles, ear training, sight-reading, to theoretical knowledge. We will also discuss voice maintenance. That said, I feel it's important to get out of the lessons what you want, so I don't have a set curriculum. I tailor each lesson to the student.
All in all, I am a patient, fun-loving teacher who will work hard to bring out the very best in all my students. I will neither push too hard nor be too lenient as we strive to reach the goals we have set together.

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Piano and music books provided

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I will provide some music for the student. I would prefer that the student have access to a piano and bring a tape recorder and notebook to each lesson.

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Although I was classically trained and studied opera in college, my younger singing experience largely involved musical theatre. I have always been told I am a natural on stage. I strive to instill that confidence into my students because confidence really is half the battle. I especially love to help students prepare for auditions!
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Rylee (. April 12, 2019
· Singing · In home
this is my daughters third lesson and she absolutely loves Kristen and her lessons. she comes home excited and can't wait till the next one.
thank you Kristen for making it a great experience for my Daughter.
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Dianna November 22, 2018
· Vocal Training · In studio
Kristen was a great vocal coach. She was easy to work with and gave me several suggestions for improving my voice. I recommend her to anyone who is trying to improve their singing ability.
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Ray R. October 31, 2018
· Singing · In home
Kristen is just awesome!! She is concerned with all my singing needs and helps me get to the areas my voice performs the best for me and others.
She is flexible and always goes the extra mile to help me perform at my best.
Love Her, Ray Rhea
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Kristen R.

North Salt Lake, UT 84054
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About JoAnne H.

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West Valley City, UT
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About JoAnne
B Mus from U of U 1975. M Mus Ed from Boston U 2008. Retired Orchestra Director and teacher (grades 5 - 12) Tooele HS & Jr HS + elementary program. Former Utah State Fiddle Champion. Past affiliation with Utah Oldtime Fiddlers.
I still love helping students reach their musical potential. I am currently directing the Salt Lake Valley New Horizons Orchestra (a group dedicated to helping older beginners and intermediates have fun while improving their music skills).
I offer a personalized approach, and I am able to tailor materials to best serve an individual student's needs. I am experienced at starting beginners, and also adept with intermediate students.
For special needs students I would need someone familiar with the student's needs to attend lessons with the student.
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Lauren August 9, 2018
· Viola · In studio
Lauren is progressing so nicely! JoAnne is a great instructor.
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Camille July 2, 2018
· Viola · In home
JoAnne is very skilled & knows how to work with my child at her level.
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Jalynn B. December 8, 2017
· Violin · In studio
Thought it went well, instructor very knowledgbale and patient with my child. Had great reccomendations.
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JoAnne H.

West Valley City, UT 84120
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$20 / 30-min

About Peter M.

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Salt Lake City, UT
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About Peter
I love sharing knowledge! Math has always been a passion for me, and I competed in several math competitions even in elementary school. Since then I have tutored many students in math from a fourth grade level to college math. I scored a 34 on the ACT and I enjoy helping others achieve their dreams by getting college scholarships. I lived in Italy for more than 2 years and have worked as an Italian teacher and tutor for 5 years. I have been playing guitar and making music for 19 years. You can check out my CD, "Songs from Pablo's Attic," on Spotify and iTunes. I am currently attending graduate school at the University of Utah and our tutoring endeavors help us work through school in a meaningful way.
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Renay May 28, 2019
· Italian · Online
Nice teacher
Very personable
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Nadia April 27, 2019
· Italian · Online
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Elizabeth March 31, 2019
· Italian · Online
Peter has an excellent lesson plan waiting for you on day one with easy to follow study material. You will learn how to properly speak, read, and write in Italian in no time. He keeps track of your progress and assigns homework to increase your proficiency and vocabulary. He is a wealth of knowledge about the language and the culture; so much that he even knows how it changes throughout the country and will educate you on it. His experience in Italy was such a benefit for me because where I now live in Italy, the locals speak Neapolitan Italian and he was able to help me adjust to my new surroundings and even find a home! I recommend that you choose Peter as your new Italian instructor! You will not regret it!
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Peter M.

Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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$18 / 30-min

About Erica E.

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Salt Lake City, UT
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About Erica
I am a recent Stanford graduate with over 20 years of cello experience. I learned from some of the best cello teachers in the country and can pass their proven methods on to you. My former teachers include Richard Aaron (Julliard), Andre Emelianoff (Julliard), Amir Eldan (Oberlin), and Stephen Harrison (Stanford). With the help of excellent teachers, I have been able to play in ensembles all over the world from Tokyo, to Singapore, to Brussels. I attended music festivals including the Indiana Summer String Academy and the Bowdoin International Music Festival. I know what makes a good cello teacher and believe I can help you accomplish your music goals by focussing on technique, tone, expressive playing and having fun.
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Erica E.

Salt Lake City, UT 84106
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$25 / 30-min

About Jennifer R.

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South Jordan, UT
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About Jennifer
Music is a huge part of my life and I love sharing that with others. Helping and seeing others discover and develop their talents and find joy in music is something I love.

I come from a musical family and have been singing and playing the piano since before I can remember. Flute (and piccolo) lessons began for me in the 7th grade and I participated in both concert and marching bands from there though college. Now I take regular opportunities to play with various groups of all sizes.

I have taught music (theory, flute, piano and vocal) to students of varying ages and backgrounds both individually and in groups. Working as the woodwind and marching assistant at my alma mater was a thrill and I enjoied seeing and helping students push themselves and reap the rewards of both talent and recognition for their efforts and accomplishments.


While participating in the Prince William Community Band, I had the opportunity to learn to play some percussion instruments and played in that section for a couple years. I have been a music director for several years and enjoy arranging music. It is never to late to start learning if you have the desire and persistence.
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Ashley A. May 6, 2019
· Singing · In home
Such an amazing experience working with Jennifer. If you are just starting out singing and are in need of learning the basics and more about where you are at in your voice you will be very happy. She is encouraging, fun, and will help you to find where you still need to practice. She will help you to break it down and to get the concepts down. She is also flexible, if you happen to run into a problem like I did with illness. If you are willing to put in the practice, you will find your time with her enjoyable and extremely valuable. I will be working with Jennifer again in the future...
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Shirleen H. February 11, 2019
· Singing · In studio
Jennifer is patient, flexible, and encouraging. I highly recommend her!
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Cherie S. January 12, 2019
· Piano · In home
Jennifer is a wonderful teacher.
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Jennifer R.

South Jordan, UT 84095
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About Kristina P.

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West Jordan, UT
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I am a wife and mother of 4 boys. I am a pianist and I love it. Playing the piano is my passion and I love teaching others the piano especially children and giving them the experience of learning to play the kinds of music they love. I love performing and accompanying choirs as well.
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Kristina P.

West Jordan, UT 84081
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$25 / 30-min

About Mikayla B.

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Pleasant Grove, UT

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About Mikayla
I started my formal music education at just three years old. That early education was invaluable in training my musical ear, and I now have excellent pitch. I started my extensive training in vocal performance at the age of 8, and have been trained in classical, opera, and musical theater in both legit and belt/mix. I have performed in over 30 musical theater productions and two operatic productions. Some of my favorite credits include La Carlotta (Phantom of the Opera), Eliza (My Fair Lady), Mrs. Potts and The Wardrobe (Beauty and the Beast), The Queen of the Night (The Magic Flute), and Fiordiligi (Cosi Fan Tutte).

As a youth, I performed with the Utah Children’s Choir and Pleasant Grove Jr. High’s choir. I then went on to perform with the award-winning Pleasant Grove Chamber Choir while in High School, and the BYU Women’s Chorus in
college. I competed in NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) from 2008-2014 and placed each year in both Classical and Musical Theater Legit. In 2013, I competed in the Classical Singer Competition in Boston and placed in the top 10 in the nation. In 2011, I was asked to perform in the Tour of American Young Artists to China. I performed in Beijing, as well as several outlying Chinese cities.

As well as singing, I am an accomplished flutist, and I enjoy playing the piano. I love to draw, sew and craft during my free time. I played Volleyball in high school, was on the swim team, and I absolutely love horseback riding.

I have an outgoing personality, and am excellent at helping others feel comfortable. It is my goal to not only help you learn to sing, but also to feel comfortable performing for others. I absolutely love singing and performing myself, and I am excited to help you reach your musical potential!
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Tiffany B. May 16, 2019
· Singing · Online
Mikayla has been wonderful with my daughter, she has enjoyed working with her. Mikayla is easy to reach and is in excellant contact with us.
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Allison B. April 11, 2019
· Singing · Online
Looking forward to to continuing to work together, 4 stars because of video trouble not because of Mikayla.
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Claire March 14, 2019
· Broadway Singing · Online
Mikayla was a very kind and knowledgeable teacher. My daughter had a negative experience with a past voice teacher, and was very nervous about taking another singing class at all. Mikayla eased her fears and she is again eager to participate in voice lessons. Thank you so much!
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Mikayla B.

Pleasant Grove, UT 84062
(7)
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$22 / 30-min

About Nickolas B.

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Kaysville, UT

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Hello! My name is Nick and I love music! I have been playing the piano for 21 years and have received several awards for piano performing competitions. I started teaching piano almost 10 years ago. I believe that anybody, no matter who you are can learn to play the piano and enjoy the benefits that come from playing beautiful music.
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Julie January 15, 2019
· Classical Piano · In home
Nickolas is a great piano teacher. He is very patient and through as he explained the lessons each week. He also makes learning the piano fun. I would highly recommend him to anyone who's ready and excited to learn.
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Nickolas B.

Kaysville, UT 84037
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$20 / 30-min

About Jennifer G.

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American Fork, UT

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I was born in Bellevue WA in 1988 to loving parents and I'm the oldest of 9 children. I've been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints since birth. I was first introduced to the flute at age 9 when I attended a concert put on by the high school band in our school district. One of the soloist was a flute player and I've been hooked since! My Grammie gave me my first flute when I was 10 years old, a 30+ year old Gemeinhardt beginner flute that I played from 5th grade through my first year of college. Bought my second flute, an Emerson Soloist, in 2007 and graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors of Music degree from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle WA. I married my husband in 2009 and have 3 beautiful children and a King Charles Spaniel named Copper. As a stay at home mom, I understand the demands and pressures of
life and know time is precious and valuable. Including yours! I am very passionate about the quality of music I teach and perform.
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Emmie March 26, 2019
· Flute · Online
Jennifer was a great teacher! She taught me for 6 years up until college, where I am now studying flute and music! I was able to accomplish everything that I wanted, and grew as a musician. I couldn’t have done it without Jennifer. She is super relaxed, but ready to work on whatever you want. I was able to perform in so many things like in Australia, at all state, all nationals, and the western international band clinic with Jennifer’s help! I can’t reccomend her enough!
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Heather March 25, 2019
· Flute · Online
Jennifer was a perfect fit when my daughter started in 4th grade. I was concerned that my daughter would not like learning an instrument, but Jennifer knew exactly how to work with her style. She flexes just enough to keep hesitant students engaged, and is great at understanding learning styles.
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Nancy March 25, 2019
· Flute · Online
Jennifer is wonderful! She has been working with my daughter for 5 years now and continues to encourage my daughter to do her best and strive to excel! I highly recommend her!
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Jennifer G.

American Fork, UT 84003
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$25 / 30-min

About michael P.

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Midvale, UT

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I've been in love with performing and practicing musical disciplines for 15 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 motivating atmosphere to ensure my students get the most out of their lessons.
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michael P.

Midvale, UT 84047
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$30 / 30-min

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