Myriad Music School and Dance Academy

Welcome! Put some sparkle into the Holidays and 2024! Choose your Music, Dance or Art Class below. Our classes are in high demand and we’d like to prioritize you! Contact us for your FREE First Lesson. Enrollment is ongoing throughout the current school year. Here’s the latest update.

  • OUR PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS, MUSIC CLASSES and DANCE ACADEMY CLASSES  and ART CLASSES are at near-capacity. This is a very busy New Year’s registration season. It’s not too late! Registration is year-round. Contact us today to save your spot for the coming Season!
  • NEW and CURRENT Families enjoy staying up-to-date with Myriad’s fun events, students’ accomplishments and progress in Myriad Monthly Newsletter
  • Our students enjoy a cleaner-than-ever-before learning environment with sanitizing stations and medical-grade air purification system in every classroom & lobby.


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There are so many life skills that I have learned from the piano, some that I just take for granted. I have learned how to learn faster, and how to recognize different patterns in music, math, and science.



Natalie is both a dancer and a pianist at Myriad!



I like playing the piano and playing the clock game!”

The Myriad Music School & Dance Academy has taught thousands of students since it was established in 1997

A community favorite, our school provides a magical staircase approach to curriculum,
ensuring success and confidence in all music and dance skills, from our youngest to our most advanced students.

Myriad graduates have continued on to esteemed universities

such as Berkeley, Boston University, Stanford, UCLA, Cornell, Columbia, Barnard, Brown, American University, NYU and other reputable schools. Some graduates have chosen to major / minor in music or dance degrees. We celebrate all of our students’ future endeavors!

Brand New To Music Lessons or Dance Classes?

Find out what you need to know before making a great choice! 

Music For All Ages

Music For All Ages

We offer smart choices for smart parents looking to give their children a positive, successful experience in their music classes and private lessons. Programs for all ages: Kids, Teens, Adults and Preschoolers too!

Dance For All Ages

Dance For All Ages

There are classes for all ages & levels. This is the perfect cozy, non-intimidating, environment for dancers to create something special together – a quality dance program that is a great fit for kids, teens and adults!

Art For All Ages

Art For All Ages

Quality visual arts program with small classes. Explore the mediums of watercolors, air-dry clay and oil pastels through well-designed art lessons, and be a part of an exciting art show this year! Artists will create something special together each week!

SUMMER 2024 Camps & Classes

Parent Resources

Parent Resources

How do I start lessons or classes? What does Year Round Mean? What you can expect as a parent? The care we place in your child’s arts education [egg id=”2″ hover]

School Info

School Info

All about our school. For New Families & Current Families

Registration is open NOW for all Private Lessons, Music Classes, and Dance Academy Classes in San Mateo, Burlingame, Foster City, Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood Shores and surrounding areas !

We are ready for all children, teens and adults, all ages, all levels for an inspiring and creative School Year 2023-2024! Choose your instrument for Private Music Lessons, and let us using the form below what day and time works best for you. Or Direct-Enroll in one of our fun collaborative, small-sized Music Classes. Discover your grace and strength by Direct-Enrolling in our many Dance Classes, where we teach all styles and all ages are welcome! REGISTER TODAY to reserve your spot in our School Year 2023-2024! Myriad has a long tradition these past 26 years of quality and excellence in Music Instruction and Dance Education for Peninsula Families. Our Classes have always had a small student to teacher ratio, with lots of attention for each student. Develop your voice, celebrate your new skills, spin with joy in any of Myriad’s lessons or classes, with our warm, experienced, and professional teaching artists. DIRECT-ENROLL OR CONTACT OUR FRIENDLY ARTS ADMINISTRATORS TODAY to reserve your music and dance class. Let’s have an amazing School Year together!

DANCE EVENTS: Held this spring in College of San Mateo’s Theater, this is the perfect mid-sized theater experience venue for our dancers, ages preschool through teens. Welcome to ‘CITY LIGHTS,’ with colors, lights, story-telling and choreography from all of Myriad’s dancers! Travel to the world’s iconic cities, and the thrill of the vibrant events that take place in these exciting settings! Thank you to Teachers Amanda, Mattea, Olivia and Amytza for their inspiring creativity and can-do positivity all year long!

MUSIC EVENTS: ‘Winter Tales’ Holiday Concerts and Playing Parties features Myriad’s Private Lesson & Team Musicians, ages 6 & Older. Piano Students, Guitar Students, Singers, Ukulele Players, Violin Students and Flute Students!  Students Ages 9- Adults, early-intermediate through advanced students perform in the Holiday Concerts, held in our cozy off-site venue in the Belmont hills. Performers have a multitude of concert times to choose from. Students Ages 6-8 at the elementary levels, perform in our Holiday Playing Parties, which are gentle, fun, small-sized, performance classes held on-site at Myriad, on our very own stage! This is an invitation for Private Lesson and Team Students to celebrate all they have accomplished during the fall season. All events feature a festive photo booth. Sign-ups are through SignUpGenius. See you there!

Upcoming Events at Myriad

Our Students are Excited, working on their projects & goals ~ It’s Not Too Late to Join!

Spooktacular Dance Party: Hallowe’en Community Event:
Oct 30

Bring A Friend Week:
Oct 30 – Nov 4

Family Sharing Week:
Nov 12 -18

Music Concerts ~ “Winter Tales”:
Dec 8 & 9

Holiday Theme Week & Secret Santa Week for Dancers:
Dec 11 – 16

December Playing Parties:
Dec 17

Art Classes Begin!
January 2024

Latest News

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Performing arts education for all ages at one location!

We have dance classes and music lessons at a variety of times so that you can book classes for different children at the same time to save you hours of driving and waiting time.

Featured Teachers

Teacher Ann Marie

Teacher Ann Marie

Voice & Young Musicians

Sparkle & Shine this Year!
15 Benefits for YOU at Myriad

FREE First Lesson

  1. All students NEW to Myriad enjoy a FREE first lesson or class upon continued enrollment. Contact us today. We want to learn more about you, your child, your music / dance goals. Let’s match you to a day and time that works for your family so you can enjoy your FREE first lesson.

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All Ages Welcome

2. We are here to inspire students of all ages! It’s never too early or too late to start lessons. From our Preschool Music and Dance Programs, to our Adult Ukulele Jams, we want everyone to enjoy a sense of community and accomplishment through the arts.

Myriad’s Three Goal Mission

3. Myriad’s Mission delivers to all our students and their families! Our Mission is three-fold.

  • The first goal is to have fun, and lots of it!!
  • The second goal is to help each student discover their own unique voice / style as a musician or dancer.
  • The third goal is to foster smart musicians and dancers for a lifetime!

Celebrating Students

4. We celebrate you! Students’ milestones are tracked and acknowledged through awards at Myriad’s many performance events.

Unique Choices, Unlimited Make-ups

5. Our school is unique in that it offers a wide array of choices between classes or private lessons. Tell us more about your goals and we’ll help match you to the right class or lesson for your child.

6. Unlimited Make-Up Courtesies for active, registered students! We know life is busy, and we do our best to encourage consistency, while offering flexibility.

Top-Notch Clean Facility & Books Provided

7. Our music classrooms and dance studio are well-lit, equipped with the best technology, are full of multi-sensory resources, and are distraction-free with sound-dampened walls to allow for maximum focus during lessons.

8. You receive books, sheet-music and all learning materials in-house! We stock a full music library with the best, expert resources on the market. No need to go shopping for your own books or supplies.

Outstanding Teaching Artists

9. Myriad has an amazing team of 30+ Teaching Artists, all of whom are university-trained, friendly, warm and professional. All are passionate about giving you a wonderful experience each lesson, inspiring our students! 100% of our teachers are fully vaccinated!

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Students Connecting with Peers

10. Private Music Students have the option to stay connected with peers through monthly practice clubs and workshops, supporting each other and exploring best practices for success.

Seasonal Theme Weeks

11. Little ones enjoy celebrating music and dance with a fresh twist during our festive seasonal theme weeks.

Small Class Sizes

12. The focus is on your child. Small class sizes have always been a Myriad standard. With a maximum 10:1 student-teacher ratio, our instructors take great care to know each student personally.

Quality Private Lessons

13. You’ll receive an outstanding, unique private music lesson experience at Myriad. Private music lessons are a treasured time with a caring mentor each week. We deliver a fun, researched, well-rounded approach, teach all musical styles, and hold over 40 performance events.

Modern Healthy Approach

14. Receive lasting benefits from Myriad’s informed, researched, healthy approach. Avoid wasted time, out-dated approaches and injuries. If you are a new music or dance student, before anything else, you need the right, smart foundations, not out-dated approaches. We provide the tools to help families avoid unnecessary distractions.

Access Myriad TV

15. All class students receive access to MYRIAD TV, our video library from the current School Year. Perfect for absences and home practice between classes.

What Families Have to Say about Myriad…

Thank you to the staff and instructors at Myriad

We are all LOVING Myriad Music. The fact that we are able to get lessons for 3 family members in 3 different instruments is fantastic. We feel like we have the makings of the Partridge Family! 🙂 Thank you to the staff and instructors at Myriad.

David / Parent
Myriad Music School is simply wonderful

Myriad Music School is simply wonderful

Myriad Music School is simply wonderful. The teachers there have passed along their extensive knowledge and passion for music to my children in such a way that I know they will be able to truly enjoy making music for the rest of their lives. The teaching methods used at Myriad are effective and fun. My kids LOVE Myriad!

Maren / Mom

Myriad Music and Dance Academy

We have talented and very experienced instructors who teach piano, violin, guitar, cello, and other instruments.
Students Playing, Singing & Dancing since 1997!
Performance Events throughout the year