La Jolla Music Lessons

La Jolla Music Lessons


Sally Piano Music offer lessons in several Southern California locations. Private instruction takes place at the student’s home or the teacher’s home studio.

We specialize in piano and violin lessons for children, but welcome aspiring musicians of all ages to join us. We also offer voice, guitar and bass guitar lessons. Guitar students can study using electric, acoustic or flamenco guitars. Want to play guitar in a rock band? One of our guitar teachers will help you prepare for your first gig.

A skilled instructor mixes music fundamentals, proper technique, and easy-to-follow practice pieces to make every lesson appealing. Once the student masters the basics of their instrument, the teacher guides them though playing a full song. Students eventually learn an entire repertoire, and may even decide to perform with a band.

Our teachers have music degrees and experience teaching children and adults. We interview applicants in person before hiring them to ensure they meet our high standards. Our instructors have performed in symphony orchestras, jazz groups and nightclubs around the world. Their knowledge of different musical genres, from classical to rock, and jazz to Latin, makes it easy for them to relate to students’ varying interests. Read more about Sally Piano Music instructors here.

Sally Piano Music Students receive a Certificate of Merit, and showcase their skills in recitals at Halloween, Christmas and other times of year.

If you want your child to take music lessons, but aren’t sure if you can afford it, we offer a variety of payment options and no long-term contracts.

Meet a couple of our instructors in the La Jolla area!

Lee L

Lee started studying piano from the age of 5 all the way up until his senior year in high school. He picked up the violin, guitar, drums, and various other instruments along the way and has a passion for singing as well. He has participated in various tests, auditions, and competitions in his piano performing career, such as USOMC Solo and Concerto showcase, MTAC, Certificate of Merit (CM), and National Guild, earning multiple 2nd and 3rd place awards, honorable mentions, CM exemption, and the Paderewski Medal for completion of 10 years of National Guild auditions. He has also performed a violin solo and was concert master of the Bay Area CPYO associate orchestra. He also performed with ECYS throughout high school and was part of an all-male high school A Capella group called The Rits his senior year. He is currently in the top A Capella group on campus, the UCSD Tritones, and is actively involved in music. He tutored piano to young students in his junior and senior year of high school and is continuing to help his piano teacher with her current students prepare for recitals, competitions, etc. when he is back in the Bay Area.

Michelle R

Michelle began playing the guitar at 8 years old and has now been playing for 13 years. From elementary school to college at UCSD, she has enjoyed shouldering her guitar to campus to play for her friends and teachers: during lunchtime, in front of the class, and at talent shows. She has guided several of her friends into learning how to play guitar when they asked her to teach them.

While she was in high school, she played at the Third St. Promenade, Santa Monica during the cold winters, hoping to share her love for music to the multitude of strangers passing by. She has performed at The Loft at UCSD three times in the past two years and plans on performing at more shows.
Michelle specializes in finger-style guitar. She is familiar with most genres ie classical, rock, pop. Teaching is her most cherished passion. Her lessons are designed to inspire students and encourage them to love and appreciate the guitar as much as she does.