Beginning Violin Group Classes

Beginning group violin lessons for ages 5 through 12.
Group classes can be combined your private lessons at BASA.

Instill a Love of Music

Provide your children with the opportunity to be excited about and engaged with music early. With friends children will quickly discover that playing the violin and making music is fun.

Private Lessons Also Available

Beginning to Intermediate lessons for Violin and Viola.
Beginning to advanced lessons for String Bass.
All Private lessons $60 per half hour.
Call or email for availability!

Group and private violin lessons in San Mateo, and Burlingame. Due to Covid there are currently no group classes in person. Please email or call for more information.

About Bay Area Strings Academy

Spark your children’s interest in music and see them become excited and engaged in a lifetime of making music. At BASA, students participate in ensembles with their peers and will immediately see that creating music is rewarding, challenging, and most of all fun!

Small classes ensure individual attention, yet contain enough students to encourage the social interactions needed to have fun while making music. Students are exposed to a large catalogue of music that includes classical, folk, and pop.

Students are guided through the process by a credentialed and experienced strings teacher with a master’s degree in String Music Education, specializing in early childhood music, with over ten years teaching experience in the public and private school.

The Bay Area Strings Academy specializes only in string education, our guarantee that you, your children or grandchildren receive the most comprehensive instruction.

With locations in San Mateo and  Burlingame you are certain to find an area and class time convenient for your schedule!

  • Motivation

    Student’s motivation increases quickly as they begin to work with others to make music!

  • Less Pressure

    Beginning violin group lessons are more fun and places less pressure on the individual student to perform in front of a new teacher.

  • Quality!

    String music instruction based on the National Music Standards.

What others say about Allison

“Ms. Zenner has been my son’s violin teacher for 4 years. Her passion for music and quality teaching has continued my son’s interest in learning and having fun at school. I had the opportunity to be in a few of her classes and I love how she takes time to teach music theory, incorporate different styles of music, and give the children space to learn from and teach each other! When I asked my son what he likes so much about Ms Zenner, he said “I like how she teaches. She tries different ways to make the class fun!” I can go on and on about this wonderful teacher! Gavin is blessed to have her as a music teacher!”

Shirley C.Parent

“My son Dean (now 8 years old) has been taking violin private lesson with Ms. Zenner for almost 3 years. Learning violin can be very challenge for young children, but Ms. Zenner knows how to motivate the children and helps them learn violin in a fun way.  We are very pleased to have her.”

Amy L.Parent