Find a flute teacher in San Jose, CA

Find flute teachers in San Jose, CA

Find flute teachers in San Jose, CA

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Find flute teachers in San Jose, CA

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Top 10 flute lessons in San Jose, CA

Students agree: these San Jose flute teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Mrs. Lin's Music Studio

Mrs. Lin's Music Studio

Offers online services
11 hires on Lessons
20+ years in business
Serves San Jose, CA
Christia Tamse M. says, "Ms. Lin is very knowledgeable and my daughter has learned to play and improve quickly. Ms. Lin is kind and patient as well as flexible with her time. My daughter feels confident more and more after every practice. Thank you Ms. Lin!" Read more
Purcell Flute Studios

Purcell Flute Studios

Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
Serves San Jose, CA
Carolyn C. says, "As an adult student returning to flute studies after years of not playing, I really appreciate Kathleen's very positive and supportive attitude. She provides an atmosphere that includes not only feeling good about playing music again, but also does not sacrifice attention to detail and correctness, which ultimately makes for a very rewarding learning experience." Read more
Flute Specialist

Flute Specialist

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
Serves San Jose, CA
I tailor each student's lessons to fit their needs. Together, we come up with goals to improve your playing and understanding of the flute. My students will have the opportunity to participate in recitals, audition for local ensembles, and they often reach the top chairs at their school. I enjoy forming relationships with students and watching them develop their talent.

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 Jose flute lessons

Recent success stories from people in the San Jose area.
Xavier C.
Excellent teacher! Patient and always has new material for me, overall good experience so far.
Mrs. Lin's Music Studio
Reid S.
Kathleen is very serious about teaching music but she makes the classes fun and enjoyable for everyone. The recitals have a variety of musical styles and are something to look forward to throughout the year. My son has grown to love playing the flute. Thank you Kathleen!
Purcell Flute Studios
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