Paper Moon Music
Paper Moon Music

Stay home & stay safe!

We are now offering our private music lessons online to all of our current and new students.

If you've been wanting to learn to play guitar, piano, ukulele, bass, banjo or even music theory now is the perfect time! Our experienced teachers can guide you to become the musician you want to be....live, and in the comfort of your own home.

Set up is easy and we'll be happy to walk you through it.

Give us a call or text and get started today

We don't want to be stuck at home either, but we are...So play music with us!
  • Discount For Your First Lesson
  • NO Registration or Sign-up Fees
  • Free Recitals
Take private Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Violin, Bass, Banjo, and Lap Steel lessons in San Diego from experienced, friendly, and professional instructors at Paper Moon Music.
Collage of students at Paper Moon Music.

Whether you are interested in a specific style or simply want to learn the basics, Paper Moon's private music lessons in San Diego allow you to learn Guitar, Piano, Violin, Ukulele, Bass, Banjo, and even lap steel guitar lessons at your own pace.  Lessons are tailored to your musical interests and needs.  Play your favorite songs, learn to improvise, or learn to read music and understand music theory.  You can learn to play styles like Rock, Jazz, Classical, Flamenco, Latin, Folk, Country, and more!  Our music lessons studio hosts frequent concerts and for those interested in honing their performance skills, our Recitals allow you to perform for other students in a fun, low pressure environment.

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"Excellent instruction and fun. Just a great environment to learn. Thanks to everyone at Paper Moon Music!" - Stephan C.

"Paper Moon is a great community of support to help people enrich their lives through the understanding and practice of music." - Ben S.

"Talented, patient instructors who really know their stuff. They don't teach straight out of books like a lot of instructors." - Brady J.



Benefits of Becoming a Paper Moon Student:

  1. Guitar student performing at a recital.The most qualified instructors.
    Our teachers are all university-trained with tons of performing experience. Not only that, Paper Moon instructors are friendly, professional, and dedicated to learning about your music goals and helping you achieve them, while playing the style of music you want to learn. With multiple teachers per instrument, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs.
  2. Girl playing skeyboardWidest range of lesson times available - for kids to retirees and working professionals.
    Don´t have a 9 to 5 job? Perfect! We teach from the mid-morning all the way through the evening, so if you´re retired or have a day off during the week, we can accommodate your schedule! If you are a home school parent, retiree, college student or working professional who has a flexible schedule, take advantage of our morning and lunch time lesson spots.
  3. Boy playing the bass guitar.Excellence in learning since 2004.
    Paper Moon Music has stood the test of time, teaching hundreds and hundreds of students over the years. We have a proven track record of offering quality music, piano, guitar, ukulele, banjo, and bass lessons in San Diego year round. Our full time mission is teaching music lessons; visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying - our stellar reviews and satisfied customers attest to our dedication to teaching music.
  4. Piano instructor directing girl student.A comfortable waiting lounge for students and parents.
    Relax while you wait for your child or warm-up for your lesson in our lobby/lounge with comfortable chairs, Wi-Fi, and magazines. We also provide large observation windows on every door so that you can watch your child's lesson while you wait. Or if you prefer you can sit in on their lesson anytime you like.
  5. Guitar student on a break.Technologically advanced and fully-stocked music lesson rooms!
    Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including amps, stereos, smart phone/tablet connections and more. All you need to bring is your instrument (or we can even rent you an instrument if you don't yet have one). Feel free to "Bring Your Own Device" to your lesson in addition to your instrument!
  6. Student RecitalsRecitals for performing experience.
    We offer biannual recitals for a low-pressure, non-mandatory opportunity to play in front of an audience and meet other like-minded music students. Recitals provide a terrific opportunity to work toward a goal and hone one's performance skills. Our recitals feature students of all ages and many instruments.
  7. Girl student at the grand piano.Month-to-month lessons.
    Paper Moon Music does not require semester minimums for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis. If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose: we only want students who truly want to be here, so we will not commit you to a long-term contract.
  8. Studio located in Point Loma, California.Our location.
    Located in beautiful Point Loma near the merge of Interstate 8 and Interstate 5, we are easily accessible from these freeways. With coffee shops and fine dining nearby, many of our students make a day of their music lessons and enjoy nearby Ocean Beach, Sunset Cliffs, go for a surf or swim, and enjoy an evening out. On Wednesdays you can shop the OB Farmers Market just minutes from the studio.

All Ages and All Levels Welcome!

Lessons are first come, first served so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!

"As the General Sales Manager at Mark's Guitar Exchange San Diego, I always send my new customers to Paper Moon. THE best place for all ages to learn a stringed instrument. Great environment and great teachers who share the same principles we use here: kindness & patience."
- Jeff L, Mark's Guitar Exchange

"My three children wanted to play different instruments and there are so many instructors at Paper Moon Music, it was very easy for us to choose a time and date to fit our busy schedule. The teachers have always been very positive and encouraging to all of my children!"
- Jane O., Point Loma

"?every instructor is extremely talented and knowledgeable. Studio is cozy and clean and you feel welcomed and comfortable right away. So glad we found this place...I can't imagine us anywhere else."
- Angela J, La Jolla

"I was a bit anxious at first given my old age, but soon realized there were other students at Paper Moon that were of my same age, or older, and everybody in between me and the teenagers. The music studio is first class, comfortable, and conducive to learning. Most rewarding activity I've undertaken in years."
- Matt D., San Diego

"Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be one of your students! All I knew was a few open chords and about three scales, and now I feel that I have improved my guitar skills by 200%!"
- Garrett K

Offering quality piano, guitar, bass, violin, banjo, ukulele, saxophone, voice, and lap steel guitar lessons in San Diego, CA.
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