Why Choose Us?


When you enroll at Huntington Beach School of Music, you open the door to many membership benefits beyond the lesson room, including:

  • One hour of music theory per week at no extra cost. When combined with a weekly private 30-minute lesson, that's getting 90 minutes of expert instruction for less than $40 per week!
  • Opportunities to join a professionally coached ensemble with a discount fee.
  • Wide-open access to lesson rooms and The Recital Hall for all of your practicing and performance needs.
  • Many opportunities to perform:
    • At least six Concerts held at HBSM's recital hall per year, at no extra cost
    • Musical evenings (only for adult students), at no extra cost
    • Two annual recitals at a big theater, i.e., Huntington Beach Library
  • A flexible and generous approach to lesson make-ups to accommodate busy families.
  • Instrument rental with affordable price (limited availability).
  • Discounts on tuition fee for family members.
  • Scholarships/Financial Aid for students with high potential or with financial needs.
  • and much more!

Tuition Rates


These tuition rates apply to all instruments.

One free trial lesson will be given to all new students. Additional trials (on different instruments or with different teachers) must be paid for: $36 for 30-min lesson.

There is a one-time registration fee for all new students: $25 per student (or $40 per family)

Tuition does not cover music books which are chosen for each student individually by their instructor for optimal learning, and are available at our school for purchase.

Payments are paid in advance, due on or before your first lesson of the month. We accept credit/debit card, check or cash. More details.


Private Lessons (One on one)

The number of lessons billed is based solely on the number of lessons for your given day in the month (e.g., if your lesson day is Monday and there are four Mondays in the month, you will be billed for four lessons, if there are five Mondays in the month, you will be billed for five, etc.). Lessons are pro-rated for new students according to their start date. We do not charge for any holidays that we are closed.

Monthly Lessons * One-Off Lesson **
15-min $20 per lesson - $80 per month (4 weeks) NA
30-min $36 per lesson - $144 per month (4 weeks) $40 per lesson
45-min $52 per lesson - $208 per month (4 weeks) $60 per lesson
60-min $66 per lesson - $264 per month (4 weeks) $80 per lesson

* Monthly Lessons: is for students who wish to take consistent lessons. Students are required to commit to at least one lesson per week (4-5 lessons per month) at the same day and time each week with the same teacher.

  • Payment is due on the first day of month in order to secure your time slot for the upcoming month regardless of how many lessons are remaining from the previous month
  • 24 Hour Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy (any notifications under 24 hours notice will result in the student forfeiting the lesson fee)


** On-Off Lesson: is for those students who wish to take less consistent lessons, fortnightly or less often.

  • Payment is required to be made at the time lessons are scheduled
  • Lesson must be taken within one month from date of purchase
  • 24 Hour Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy (any notifications under 24 hours notice will result in the student forfeiting the lesson fee)


Semi-Private Lessons

Semi-private lessons can be arranged for two students of similar age and skill level. This plan is most suitable for siblings or friends who want to have lessons together.

  • Tuition fee is paid at the beginning of each month
  • 24 Hour Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy (any notifications under 24 hours notice will result in the student forfeiting the lesson fee)

Monthly Lessons
30-min $20 per lesson - $80 per month (4 weeks)
45-min $26 per lesson - $104 per month (4 weeks)
60-min $33 per lesson - $132 per month (4 weeks)

Group Lessons and Ensembles

  • Tuition fee is paid upfront
  • No refunds or credits for missed classes
Group Lessons Glee Choir Chamber Music
Link Group Piano
Group Guitar
Music Theory
Glee Choir Chamber Music
Time Please check the link above for date/time of lessons
Pricing Piano, Guitar: $200 for 8 weeks
Music Theory: free for registered students
$70 per month or free for registered students taking private lessons $450 per semester for new students
$315 per semester for registered students taking private lessons

Family Tuition Discount

When you enroll more than one person in your family in our private music lessons, the additional student will receive a 10% tuition discount. This Family Tuition Discount may be used when multiple members in your family are enrolled in the same session (summer, fall, winter, spring).