Find a flute teacher in San Diego, CA

Find flute teachers in San Diego, CA

Find flute teachers in San Diego, CA

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Find flute teachers in San Diego, CA

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Top 10 flute lessons in San Diego, CA

Students agree: these San Diego flute teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Marion Garver, Flute Lessons

Marion Garver, Flute Lessons

Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
36+ years in business
Serves San Diego, CA
Dr. H. says, "Marion is fabulous. She is extremely knowledgeable and experienced with all kinds of music, and the flute. She is great fun, and can work with different personalities and learning goals. " Read more
Alternative School Of Music

Alternative School Of Music

Offers online services
7 hires on Lessons
26+ years in business
Serves San Diego, CA
TJ C. says, "Very easy to work with. Good information. Good communication. Lessons fit well into my schedule." Read more
Diane's Music Studio

Diane's Music Studio

2 hires on Lessons
30+ years in business
Serves San Diego, CA
Frank P. says, "After five years of lessions with Diane, she still makes learning fun and enjoyable in a warm and friendly environment. So I look forward to my weekly lessons where we start with the flute and wrap up the hour on the piano. When I'm struggling with a new concept or a difficult technique, Diane has the flexibility and patience to help me improve. In our first year, Diane showed a lot of patience! Diane motivates with praise and boosts my confidence while continuing to challenge me. Diane is excited about music and teaching -- it's a way of life, and the enthusiasm is contagious. When your teacher is excited about your lessons, you will be too." Read more
California Music Lessons

California Music Lessons

2 hires on Lessons
36+ years in business
Serves San Diego, CA
Daniel C. says, "My piano instructor is John Bennett with CMS, and he's great. He's reinvigorated my desire to play the piano better and that is worth its weight in gold. " Read more

Your Flute Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do flute lessons cost near me?

Flute lessons cost $50 to $80 per hour for private sessions at a music studio. A monthly bundle of 4 to 5 lessons costs $190 to $360 total. Learn to play the flute on a budget through small-group classes that cost $20 to $40 per session.

Study how to play the flute with teachers from all over the world with online flute lessons that cost $40 to $70 per hour.

Are flute lessons worth it?

Flute lessons are worth it, especially for those committed to mastering professional techniques. Studying under a seasoned flautist accelerates learning and improves proficiency in playing techniques. Feedback from an encouraging mentor helps you get through challenges and avoid developing poor habits in posture or finger positions.

What do you learn in a flute lesson?

In an average flute lesson, you'll learn how to:

  • Breathe the right way when you play.
  • Keep your pace steady when you play.
  • Place your fingers on the right spots for each note.
  • Keep your body straight and in the right position.
  • Read sheet music.
  • Practice different musical scales.

You can get pretty good at playing a simple song on the flute in about 6 to 7 months.

What age is good to start flute lessons?

A good age for kids to start flute lessons is from 6 to 9 years old. Adult learners can start flute classes at any age.

A child is ready to begin flute classes when:

  • The child's hands are large enough to hold the instrument.
  • A kid has sufficient lung capacity for the breath control needed to play the flute.
  • Children can concentrate for at least 30 minutes.

How long does a flute lesson last?

A flute lesson lasts about 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the student's needs. Beginners often start with shorter lessons to slowly increase their focus and improve their flute-playing skills.

How do I find a flute teacher near me?

Find a flute teacher near you by searching for private instructors here on Lessons. You can also ask for the availability of teachers at local music stores. Flute classes might be available at community colleges too.

Before choosing a flute teacher near you, don't forget to:

  • Collect prices for 3 different flute courses to compare them.
  • Read what people have said about them on Lessons and Google.
  • Ask for a list of students they have taught in the past for references.
  • Check with other parents if the teacher is popular with kids.
  • Get a copy of the agreement and the schedule before the first lesson.
  • Wait until you've had a few lessons and feel that the teacher is a good fit before paying for a whole month.

What questions should you ask a flute teacher?

Before you book lessons with a flute teacher, ask them:

  • How long have you been teaching the flute?
  • What music school did you go to?
  • Have you played the flute professionally?
  • Can I try a lesson for free before I decide to keep going?
  • What ages or skill levels do you like to teach?
  • What kind of flute should I get if I'm just starting?
  • How much should I practice between our lessons?
  • Can you tell me about any flute books or things that will help me get better?
  • Will I get homework?
  • Can you teach me in a different method that helps me learn best?
  • What should I bring to our lessons, and how long does a lesson last?
  • How many types of flute music can you teach me?
  • Can I get a copy of the schedule and rates?
  • If I have to miss a lesson due to an emergency, what should I do?
  • Can I pick some songs I want to learn?
  • Do you help students audition, and how many of your students have made it?

Reviews for San Diego flute lessons

Recent success stories from people in the San Diego area.
Crystal S.
Calm, relaxing atmosphere, learner-oriented but she pushed me to the next level to play at the National Flute Convention. Marion has unique experience in different kinds of flutes including the base flute.
Marion Garver, Flute Lessons
Sharron M.
Very thoughtful and patient
Alternative School of Music
Lara M.
Diane. She is patient, friendly, and warm. She has made learning piano an enjoyable experience for my children. Furthermore, they continually improve. Even on days when the kids don't feel like going to piano, they are always significantly happier after their lesson with Diane.
Diane's music studio
My daughter takes lessons with Cal Music and has taken voice, piano and guitar lessons. In the years she has taken lessons, she has learned alot and had many wonderful teachers. The performances have given her confidence beyond what I though they would. I would highly recommend this studios for beginners and advanced students. I have recently decided to try to learn to sing as well and they found me the perfect teacher who makes me feel comfortable and I love my lessons also. We will be long time students here and would not go anywhere else.
California Music Lessons
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