Local Lessons & Private Teachers

Find the perfect local teacher near you

Benefits of Local Lessons

  • Convenience

    (In-Home)

    Manage your time more effectively by cutting out the commute.

  • Familiar Environment for Kids

    (In-Home)

    Young kids may be a bit nervous in a new setting. Taking lessons at home is comfortable and familiar.

  • Focus

    (Teacher Location)

    It's easy to get distracted at home. Meeting at your teacher's location often cuts back on distractions so you can focus on learning.

  • Teaching Tools

    (Teacher Location)

    Depending on what you're learning, the teacher's location may have access to better resources that wouldn't be available in your home.

How Local Lessons Work

  • Search & Book Online

    Search for a teacher in your ZIP code and browse profiles until you find the right match.

  • Select Location

    You can select a teacher for in-home lessons or travel to their location - typically a studio or library.

  • Connect

    You'll have the opportunity to speak with your instructor before your first lesson.

Popular Teachers

Aleena W.

Albuquerque, NM
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Antoinette A.

New York, NY
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Cory B.

Signal Hill, CA
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Albuquerque, NM

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Sarah July 6, 2016
· Drawing · In home
My daughter had her first art lesson with Eleena today, and she was welcoming, knowledgeable, and inspiring. She's really looking forward to her future lessons!
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Sarah July 6, 2016
· Drawing · In home
My daughter had her first art lesson with Eleena today, and she was welcoming, knowledgeable, and inspiring. She's really looking forward to her future lessons!
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Easton W. May 31, 2016
· Piano · In home
Great teacher for the little one!

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New York, NY

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Tonia May 29, 2017
· Fiddle · In studio
I took violin lessons for a year with an instructor I found through a different organization (not TakeLessons)--and I learned more in one hour with Antoinette than I learned in 30 lessons with that other teacher. In just one lesson, I can see that Antoinette is friendly, smart, encouraging, knows her stuff--and knows how to teach (which not every good player can do). I'm an adult, but I bet she'd be just as great with a student of any age.
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Donna February 16, 2017
· Violin · In studio
Antoinette was patient and effective during my first lesson. As an adult, having never taken a violin lesson in my life, I was nervous. But Antoinette has confidence in me and I am looking forward to more lessons with her!
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Donna February 16, 2017
· Violin · In studio
Antoinette was patient and effective during my first lesson. As an adult, having never taken a violin lesson in my life, I was nervous. But Antoinette has confidence in me and I am looking forward to more lessons with her!

About Cory B.

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Signal Hill, CA

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Grace J. February 17, 2017
· Oboe · Online
My daughter looks forward to her lessons and practices willingly.
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Arthur W. October 28, 2016
· Bassoon · In home
I found Cory to be friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. She thoroughly answered questions I had and offered great advice. I am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Lam T. November 22, 2015
· Flute · In studio
Very helpful instructor 😍

Brenda B.

Wyckoff, NJ
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Ian S.

Jersey City, NJ
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Benjamin K.

Chicago, IL
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Wyckoff, NJ

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Judy June 23, 2017
· Piano · In home
Ms. Brenda is great. We started our daughter few months ago, she loves it. Ms. Brenda is very patient with kids! Wonderful teacher!
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Matthew June 1, 2017
· Piano · Online
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Sathish May 7, 2017
· Improv Acting · Online
She is very polite and talented!!

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Jersey City, NJ

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Vera March 12, 2017
· Piano · In home
Excellent lessons! Ian teaches fun songs that engage kids but also about technique & theory in a very casual and relaxed manner. Highly recommended!
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Wenjing February 5, 2017
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Ian is an excellent teacher!
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Alexander May 3, 2016
· Piano · In studio
Great instructor, I really like how he explains all the different methods to learn piano. Now is much easier for me to know what to parctice to get better.

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Neve T. June 23, 2017
· Math · Online
"Mr. Ben" is extremely patient and knowledgeable!
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Carlos June 9, 2017
· Singing · Online
Incredible!!!!!! LOVED IT!!!!!
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Shimmy June 8, 2017
· Vocal Training · In studio
I've had a few vocal teachers in my life and Ben is by far the best! He breaks everything down in a simple way so one can learn quickly. He has a deep understanding of the voice and how it works and in just a few lessons has shown me more than all my other vocal teachers combined! His studio setting is comfortable and welcoming and he gives you the tools to succeed and grow as a vocalist.