• $35 - 30 minute Trial Lesson 
  • $65: 60 minute Trial Lesson
  • Trial Lesson pricing is offered to new customers only or current members exploring additional instruments.
  • Trial Lesson cannot be booked more than two weeks in advance.
  • Trial Lesson is restricted to one lesson per student, per teacher (i.e you can try more than one teacher, but not have several Trial Lessons with the same teacher).
  • Trial Lesson Day and Time is not guaranteed for on-going lessons at the time of enrollment.
  • Trial Lessons DO NOT apply to PLATINUM or MASTER Instructors.

Why have a Trial Lesson?

  • Prior to enrolling in our Membership Program for weekly lessons, you may sign up for a Trial Lesson, meet the teacher and experience a complete lesson. It is a great way to test drive a lesson without the concerns of a long term commitment, and make sure there is a perfect fit between the student and the teacher.



  • Membership tuition is paid monthly and covers weekly lessons (Including months that have 5 lessons).

Students receive 48-51 lessons per year depending on the day of the week enrolled.  See our calendar for studio closures.


  • $180 per Month (30-minute per week.
  • $350 per Month (60-minute per week)


  • $220 per Month (30-minute per week.
  • $400 per Month (60-minute per week)
  • Platinum: This level might represent a musician who has reached a stage where their music is not only technically proficient, but it also resonates with and impacts a large audience, much like a 'Platinum' music record. They could be seen as professional musicians with a significant amount of experience and skill.


  • $300 per Month (30-minute per week. Reserved for children under 8)
  • $500 per Month (60-minute per week)
  • Master: This is the highest level, indicating a musician who has achieved mastery over their craft. They have a deep understanding of music, can play with exceptional skill, and are often able to innovate or contribute new ideas to their field.

*Audition is required for studying with a Master Teacher.


  • $45 per New Student (one-time only)
  • $25 per Additional Family Member
  • $25 per Returning Student

Other Fees

  • $25 Late Payment Fee (per month)
  • $25 Returned Check Fee (per check)

See our Lessons Policy for more details

Why enroll in Private Music Lessons at A7 Music School?

We are a family owned and operated music studio with over 30 years of experience in Music Education and Professional Music Experience including 20 years in the Los Angeles Studio scene working with many great artists including Josh Groban, Weezer, Robby Krieger (The Doors), Grammy winning composer Christopher Tin, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. As a member of A7 Music School you have exclusive privilege to the following service.

  • Two (2) recitals per year and additional performance opportunities, at no additional cost.
  • Membership guarantees one weekly lesson with a teacher/time of your choice.
  • Monthly tuition is independent of the number of weekly lessons in a given month. You pay the same monthly fee even when there are five (5) lessons.
  • NO long term commitment. Our Membership Program is on a monthly basis and NOT year or semester long.
  • NO yearly recurring Registration Fees.
  • Flexible make-up policy.
  • Experienced and qualified teachers to help you achieve your musical goals quicker. 
  • Brand new state of the art teaching studios that are clean and well maintained.
  • Comfortable waiting area with water and wifi
  • Access to thousands of instruments and accessories at Terry Carter Music Store
  • $10 Yearly Birthday Gift Card that can be used at Terry Carter Music Store 


  • Experienced and qualified teachers to help you achieve your musical goals quicker.
  • Background checks on all teachers.
  • All rooms equipped with cameras which can be viewed on the monitor in the waiting room.

Ready to get started?

Schedule a Trial Lesson Online or Contact us to register: 

  1. By phone: +1 858-302-8179
  2. By email: [email protected]

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