In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we highly encourage meeting with your tutor online. Read more about

Find Music Theory lessons in Berkeley, CA

Pay-as-you-go private Music Theory tutoring in-person or online

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best Music Theory Tutors in Berkeley, CA

12 Berkeley private Music Theory lessons / Find the best local Music Theory lesson in Berkeley

See more experts ›
Veronica F.
70/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Learn to sing with an Argentinian singer in English and Spanish

With a strategic work utilizing the songs of any style as a medium, students develop technique, build interpretational skills, and experience music as a channel to express emotions and heal. My musical background includes training in vocal performance, music theory, music skills, piano, and choir. My... read more

70/hour
5.0 (4)
8 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

With a strategic work utilizing the songs of any style as a medium, students develop technique, build interpretational skills, and experience music as a channel to express emotions and heal. My musical background includes training in vocal performance, music theory, music skills, piano, and choir. My... read more

Nathan C.
100/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Master of Music, Composition

During his studies he excelled in musicianship, keyboard harmony, vocal and instrumental performance. He was an active advocate for new music, studied advanced musical analysis/theory and honed strong academic skills through various proseminar courses. read more

100/hour
1 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

During his studies he excelled in musicianship, keyboard harmony, vocal and instrumental performance. He was an active advocate for new music, studied advanced musical analysis/theory and honed strong academic skills through various proseminar courses. read more

Kojiro Y.
40/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Musician with 3+ Years of Teaching Experience

I have taught music theory and musicianship alongside my guitar teaching since 2017. I have taught students how to read, write, hear and sing music. I have also connected these skills to the guitar and other instruments during my lessons. read more

40/hour
24 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have taught music theory and musicianship alongside my guitar teaching since 2017. I have taught students how to read, write, hear and sing music. I have also connected these skills to the guitar and other instruments during my lessons. read more

Marshal Y.
65/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Experienced Piano, Math, Chess and English tutor (Beginner's Welcome!)

Drawing on my diverse background, I tutor students in Music and Chess (beginning-intermediate), Math (K-8), and English (reading and writing: K-12). I am Yale-educated with specialized training from the Grove School of Music in Jazz Piano, Harmony, and songwriting. I am also a certified Kaplan instructor in Math and... read more

65/hour
4.2 (12)
11 hours tutoring Music Theory out of 72 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Drawing on my diverse background, I tutor students in Music and Chess (beginning-intermediate), Math (K-8), and English (reading and writing: K-12). I am Yale-educated with specialized training from the Grove School of Music in Jazz Piano, Harmony, and songwriting. I am also a certified Kaplan instructor in Math and... read more

Jaswinder K.
50/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Experienced and Versatile Composer with 19 Years Experience

Since April of 2020, I have written over two hours of original music, and have started a YouTube channel that explains concepts pertinent to composition and music theory. read more

50/hour
5.0 (2)
5 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Since April of 2020, I have written over two hours of original music, and have started a YouTube channel that explains concepts pertinent to composition and music theory. read more

Nikki H.
80/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Trombone and Piano Lessons

Her mission is to create a supportive environment where creativity flows, technique is balanced with musicianship, and execution is balanced with ear development. At the center is the belief that music should be a source of joy rather than anxiety. Music Theory, Piano, Trombone. A teacher once told Nikki that... read more

80/hour
5.0 (3)
2 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Her mission is to create a supportive environment where creativity flows, technique is balanced with musicianship, and execution is balanced with ear development. At the center is the belief that music should be a source of joy rather than anxiety. Music Theory, Piano, Trombone. A teacher once told Nikki that... read more

Alden J.
75/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Classical Music Everything

Ear training is a skill basic not only to performance of any sort, but to listening to and understanding music. It is a necessary basis for music theory. I have a wide variety of techniques, games, and exercises you can do yourself, to sharpen your listening skills. I bring years of experience in choral singing... read more

75/hour
5.0 (3)
5 hours tutoring Music Theory out of 49 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Ear training is a skill basic not only to performance of any sort, but to listening to and understanding music. It is a necessary basis for music theory. I have a wide variety of techniques, games, and exercises you can do yourself, to sharpen your listening skills. I bring years of experience in choral singing... read more

Esther A.
80/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

Trombone and Euphonium Instructor

4 semesters undergraduate music theory from University of Southern California. Tested out of all theory at SF Conservatory for Master's degree. Still use theory on a regular basis. read more

80/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

4 semesters undergraduate music theory from University of Southern California. Tested out of all theory at SF Conservatory for Master's degree. Still use theory on a regular basis. read more

Alexander U.
75/hour

Near Berkeley, CA

English Language Tutor, Ivy League Trained

I'm currently a PhD student in the English department at UC Berkeley. I am from Pennsylvania originally, but have lived all over the country (Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, San Francisco). I am very happy to be settling in the East Bay. I am excited to work with students from the middle school level and up. I have worked... read more

75/hour
5.0 (3)
8 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I'm currently a PhD student in the English department at UC Berkeley. I am from Pennsylvania originally, but have lived all over the country (Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, San Francisco). I am very happy to be settling in the East Bay. I am excited to work with students from the middle school level and up. I have worked... read more

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private Music Theory tutoring lessons

Berkeley Music Theory Tutors Cost $40 - 60 per hour on average

What’s a fair price for a private Berkeley Music Theory tutor? Berkeley Music Theory tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$28 $90
$40
$60

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets