Myriad Music School and Dance Academy

Welcome! Choose your Music or Dance Class below. Contact us for your FREE First Lesson. Enrollment is ongoing throughout the current school year and summer months. Here’s the latest update.

  • 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. 100% of our Teachers are fully vaccinated and boosted.
  • Visit our COVID Safety Measures page for more details and protocol.
  • Check out our Music School


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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!

SUMMER 2023 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

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

Registration is open NOW for all Summer Music Camps & Dance Camps & Summer Classes in San Mateo and surrounding areas !

We are ready for enthusiastic campers of all ages this Summer! Choose your Summer Music Camp, Summer Dance CampSummer Music Classes , or Summer Dance Classes. REGISTER TODAY to reserve your spot in our Summer Programs 2023! Myriad has a long tradition these past 19 years of cozy summer camp fun for Bay Area Kids of all music and dance interests. Our Summer Camps have always had a small student to teacher ratio, with lots of attention for each student. In addition to Summer Camps, choose a summer-themed Summer Music Classes or Summer Dance Classes. Older students will love the experience they will gain through our Summer Leadership In Training Camps.

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 a Night at the Museum, with fun graphics & backdrops, colors, lights, an exciting soundtrack, story-telling and choreography from all of Myriad’s dancers! Mystery, intrigue, beauty and history all on the big stage! Professional photos are included at all dance performance events. Thank you to Teachers Amanda and Mattea and their students, for their inspiring creativity and can-do positivity all year long!

MUSIC EVENTS: The “Spring Fling & Sing” features Myriad’s Private Lesson & Team Musicians, ages 6 & Older. Piano Students, Guitar Students, Singers, Ukulele Players, Violin Students and Flute Students! All students prepare first in our school-wide Workshop Week, a gentle dress-rehearsal week, organized by small group classes, allowing each musician to find their voice and confidence, in preparation for their spring performance events. Ages 9 ~ Adults perform in the Spring Concerts, held in our cozy off-site venue in the Belmont hills. Performers have a choice of 3 dates, with many concert times to choose from. Ages 6-8 perform in our Spring 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 the all they have accomplished during the past school year. Medals and awards are presented at all events, complete with a festive photo booth for all! 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!

The New Year & Spring Months are filled with creative, inspired events for our students!

February/ March: Black, White and Red Ball: Filming Event for Dancers

March: Salon Music Concerts for Intermediate / Advanced Music Students

March 5: Pot ‘O Musical Gold Playing Parties for Musicians, Ages 6-8

March 6 – 11: Spring In-Progress Family Weeks for Young Dancers & Music Foundations Classes

April: Workshop Week, a fun collaborative rehearsal week for our Private Music Lesson & Team students. Preparing for success and confidence at our upcoming Spring Concerts & Playing Parties

May Dance Showcase:
“A Night at the Museum!”

May / June Spring Concerts and Playing Parties

June & July
Summer Camps & Classes 2023!

Latest News

The Piano is Timeless

The Piano is Timeless

The Piano is Timeless. At Myriad Music School and Dance Academy we have amazing teachers who teach our students piano lessons every day. The piano...

Music Classes All Year Long

Music Classes All Year Long

Taking music classes all year long offers numerous benefits and holds great importance in a student’s educational journey. At Myriad Music...

Practicing Your Musical Instrument is Important

Practicing Your Musical Instrument is Important

Practicing your musical instrument is important for several reasons. At Myriad Music School and Dance Academy we encourage regular practice and...

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 Justine

Teacher Justine

Violin, Viola

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