Best Piano
Teachers in
San Diego

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego Piano Teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Advance to Music

Advance to Music is an instruction center in Poway that offers in-studio piano instruction to students aged four and above. The teacher trains aspiring musicians and potential virtuosos, and she also designs recreational music lessons. The programs range from beginner to advanced, and these allow the learners to understand core concepts in instrument playing as they develop their style and confidence level. Advance to Music holds recitals twice a year.

Poway, CA 92064


American Music Exchange

American Music Exchange is a store in Encinitas sells instruments and offers piano lessons. The instructors also teach guitar, bass, drums, percussion, and harmonica. American Music Exchange has a pool of more than ten teachers, and it also offers instruction in voice, musical performance, recording techniques, and songwriting. The store handles repairs of most types of musical instruments.

Encinitas, CA 92104


B&H Music

B&H Music is a teaching studio in Escondido that trains students in voice and instrument playing. The instructors teach piano, harp, bass, and guitar, as well as instruments from the brass, percussion, and woodwinds families. B&H Music takes in child and adult learners, and it also sells, rents out, repairs.

Escondido, CA 92025


Fernandez Piano Studio

Located in Poway, the Fernandez Piano Studio offers individual and two-on-one lessons in piano and music theory for adults, children, and families throughout the San Diego metro area. Mr. Fernandez has spent over 25 years refining his nurturing and engaging method of teaching in private sessions, community centers, and universities. A fluent English and Spanish speaker, Mr. Fernandez's curriculum is designed to empower students and help them to develop as confident and independent musicians.

12222 Poway Rd Ste 28
Poway, CA 92064


Forté Academy of the Arts

Forté Academy of the Arts is a music studio in Vista that offers lessons in instruments like piano, violin, and saxophone. The center has more than ten teachers, and it can accommodate more than 250 students. The instructors let the learners choose between acoustic piano or keyboard, and their styles include classical, blues, pop, and rock. Forté also provides voice or singing instruction, and it conducts art classes.

Vista, CA 92083


Guitar Lessons Poway

Glenn Sutton is a music educator and professional musician in Poway, who teaches piano, keyboard, electric bass, and guitar. Mr. Sutton has more than 30 years of experience as an instructor, and his styles include Brazilian, blues, funk, rock, jazz, and classical. Mr. Sutton also offers lessons in theory and improvisation, and he shares with his students the lessons he learned from performing at recitals, club and festival gigs, social functions, corporate events, and recording studios.

Poway, CA 92064


Jeff Dubin

Jeff Dubin is a contemporary pianist in Encinitas, who offers lessons to beginner, intermediate, and advanced pupils. Mr. Dubin's students range from six to 73, and he takes the relaxed approach in teaching chord structures and piano-playing techniques. Mr. Dublin specializes in teaching classic rock and roll, and he provides pieces by artists like The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, and Taylor Swift. Students can learn in-studio or at their home.

Encinitas, CA 92024


Paper Moon Music

Paper Moon Music is an instruction facility in San Diego that trains students in instruments like piano, ukelele, banjo, and lap steel guitar. The teachers tailor the lessons according to the individual's needs and musical interests, and their program tackles theory, technique, and the appreciation of styles like classical, country, folk, rock, jazz, flamenco, and Latin. Paper Moon gives the first session at a discounted rate, and it welcomes learners of any age and practice level.

San Diego, CA 92107


Sally Piano Music

Sally Piano Music is a studio in San Diego that offers piano lessons. The center has more than 15 years of experience in teaching adult and child learners, and it also provides violin, guitar, and voice instruction. A parent writes, “My four-year-old...had two other teachers before [I enrolled her with] Sally, and they were not able to [keep her] focused... With Sally, my daughter became very go to piano class. [She now] practises at home, on her own.”

San Diego, CA 92150


The Music Lessons Studio

The Music Lessons Studio is a learning center in La Mesa that offers piano, keyboard, and accordion instruction. The founder is a professional musician and educator, who has been teaching adults and children for more than 25 years. The founder is a member of the Music Teachers' Association of California, and he has an invaluable experience in arranging and recording music in genres like blues, rock, pop, and jazz. The Music Lessons Studio gives free trial lessons.

La Mesa, CA 91942


Violin & Piano

Violin & Piano is a learning facility in San Diego that provides instruction for beginner, intermediate, and advanced pupils. Both founders hold a Bachelor of Music from the Moscow State College of Music, as well as a Master of Music from Maimonid State Academy of Classical Art in their native Russia. Violin & Piano conduct half-hour, 45-minute, and hour-long sessions, and the 30-minute lesson costs $40.

San Diego, CA 92121


Where Music Begins

Where Music Begins is a learning center in Carlsbad that commits to “bringing music into the lives of all children”. The instructors teach the students piano, recorders, strings, and voice, and they help promising students qualify for the Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory's Achievement Program. Where Music Begins also provides voice instruction, and it has highly individualized courses for learners with special needs. Parents can call the staff to know more about the facility's programs and policies.

Carlsbad, CA 92009


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