Myriad Music School and Dance Academy

On-site & Virtual Option Hybrid Model now available. Contact us today to get started, with your preferred learning platform for School Year 2020-2021.

  • The New Normal: A Hybrid model offering BOTH on-site lessons and virtual options are available now. 100% of our Teachers are fully vaccinated.
  • On-Site or Virtual ~ We’ve got you covered. Families have a choice. Our #1 guiding principal has been simply that our school remains a safe place for students and teachers. We continue to follow well-established County & City Directives, San Mateo’s Environmental Health Services, and the Department of Public Health, Policy & Planning.
  • On-site students are learning in a safer & cleaner-than-ever-before environment with non-toxic disinfectant foggers, physical barriers, and a medical-grade air purification system in every classroom.
  • Virtual students receive many tools to accompany their lessons, including virtual folders and books mailed to their doorsteps.
  • Safety Measures, Sanitation & Staff Training. Visit our COVID Safety Measures page for extensive details and protocol.

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, 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!

Safety & Small Classes


Our Teachers are vaccinated.Small class sizes have always been a Myriad Standard. Your child is safer than ever! Check out our safety measures and sanitation standards here

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

School Info

School Info

All about our school. For New Families & Current Families

SUMMER 2022 Camps & Classes

Upcoming Events at Myriad

Our Students are Excited ~ It’s Not Too Late to Join!

November: String Players of Myriad Club – First Club Meeting for our Private Lesson Violin and Viola Students

November & December: Community of Myriad Singers Club – First Club Meeting for our Private Lesson Singers

December: Santa’s Toy Shop Holiday Choreo Celebration for our Dancers

December: Holiday Music Concerts ~ ‘Tis the Season to Jingle!” for our Teams & Private Lesson Students of all ages

December: Bonus Holiday Family Event for our Youngest Musicians: Mini Singers, Mini Piano Plus, Superstars & Kids’ Ukulele Bands!

February: Black, White and Red Ball – Filming Event for our Dancers

February: Workshop Week – Performance & Coaching Event for our Teams and Private Lesson Students of all ages


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.


15 Benefits for YOU at Myriad

FREE First Lesson

  1. All students NEW to Myriad enjoy a FREE first lesson or class. 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.

Learn More Info About the 15 Benefits for YOU at Myriad



Creativity Abounds! 2021-2022 Arts Scapes at Myriad

Welcome to School Year 2021-2022! Let's stay connected through song, play and dance! At Myriad, we are always looking for ways to ignite our students' creativity and personal expression through music and dance. This year, students of all ages are creating their own dynamic soundscapes and choreography, inspired by some of the worlds' top visual masterpieces. This school-wide endeavor will showcase the talents students of all ages, all instruments and all styles of dance! Installations will be featured virtually and at the entrances of our school throughout the year.

Check back to see the exciting results of Myriad's featured artists! Even better, join the fun! Become a Myriad Musician or Dancer TODAY! Registration is OPEN! If you have questions or need assistance, use the contact form below and we'll help you get started on your journey today!

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

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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