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Average Cost of Sitar Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute sitar lessons is $45. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $75 per hour.

30-min $20
 
$27 average
$40
45-min $40
 
$46 average
$60
60-min $30
 
$45 average
$75

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute sitar lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute sitar lessons are -2% less expensive at $46, and 30-minute lessons cost 40% less at $27.

Curious how much sitar lessons cost in your area? Do a quick search to get local prices for the best sitar teachers .

Popular Sitar teachers

Karen D.

Somerville, MA
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Rajib K.

Sun Valley, CA
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Michael L.

Austin, TX
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About Karen D.

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Somerville, MA

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Sitar:
A plucked stringed instrument used mainly in Hindustani music and Indian classical music. The instrument is believed to have been derived from the Vena, an ancient Indian instrument. Besides learning how the instrument is held and plucked the student will learn how to tune, play and read notes, rhythms, songs and the basics of music.

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Carl W. July 18, 2017
· Bagpipes · In home
Karen fixed my problem in five minutes after I had two years of getting no where. I play clarinet and was curling my fingers like on a clarinet. On a bagpipe, you must lay the fingers flat. Suddenly all the pressure problems with the reed went away.
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Kate July 13, 2017
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
I've had about 12 lessons with Karen so far. Out of the few guitar teachers I've gone to in my life, Karen is definitely my favorite. She is super encouraging, patient, and careful about details. We started off by going through a beginner's book that covered sight reading and guitar basics, just what I needed. She was very flexible and willing to incorporate singing into the lessons, which helps a lot. Also, she's generally a good person and it's easy to feel comfortable around her -- in the past I have sometimes been so nervous around previous instructors that I could hardly play a note. Not so this time -- I am very happy with the lessons because I feel like I am making progress. Learning to play guitar is a dream of mine and with Karen I feel like I'll get there!
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Elizabeth June 24, 2017
· Vocal Training · In studio
I had no confidence whatsoever in my vocal ability, however singing was something I always wanted to try. I took the plunge and began vocal lessons with Karen. She was very knowledgeable and patient, and it was a lot of fun, too!

About Rajib K.

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Sun Valley, CA
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Rajib K. is undoubtedly one of the finest young sitar players today whose learning has resulted in an extensive technique and deep understanding of diverse musical styles. His open mind has led to an extension of his musical horizon to incorporate imaginative experiments in world music styles that delight the young and the old. Already at this young age he is well appreciated by his audience and critics for his artistic aspects & nuances of diverse styles and a mastery of technical skill.

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Christian Colton May 26, 2015
· Sitar · Online
Rajib was great. He's patient, and obviously knows his stuff. I look forward to more lessons with him.

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Austin, TX

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After taking lessons in Varanasi with Aarvind Singh and in Kolkatta with Mita Nag, I have played sitar for 7 years in a variety of professional settings. I have recorded with a variety of bands and perform regularly with yoga classes around Austin. I know some traditional ragas and some western fusion approaches

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Alex Derzhi July 31, 2016
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Michael is doing a great job getting me started on my piano journey. The exercises and drills he is teaching me have helped me feel comfortable at the keyboard. I've even learned a song already, after just 2 lessons!

Highly recommended.
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Alaina ( Ally) Robertson June 17, 2016
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My 8 year old daughter took piano lessons from Michael and she really enjoyed learning the basics in fun ways. He was VERY patient and able to meet her where she was at, but still knew how to challenge her. I would recommend Michael to any beginner level piano player!
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Daniel Elsner April 9, 2016
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Really good teacher. I had never played piano before and Michael was great at instantly giving me things to work on and gave off the impression that lessons were tailored to what I was interested in and the direction I personally wanted to go with the piano. I'd definitely recommend him to anyone else looking for a good instructor in piano or any other musical instrument he works with.

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