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Myriad Music School and Dance Academy

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

  • Stay Involved and Informed: The Myriad Monthly Newsletter allows you and your friends & family to share-in your child’s joy, progress, events, and accomplishments. Our students and families look forward to it each month.
  • 100% of our Teachers are fully vaccinated and boosted. We continue to offer BOTH on-site lessons and virtual options.
  • Guidelines at Myriad. Our #1 guiding principal has been simply that our school remains a safe place for students and teachers. We continue to follow and model our local School District’s current directives, San Mateo’s Environmental Health Services, and the Department of Public Health, Policy & Planning.
  • Our students enjoy a cleaner-than-ever-before learning environment with non-toxic disinfectant foggers, physical barriers where needed and medical-grade air purification system in every classroom.
  • All students continue to receive a myriad of tools and materials to accompany their lessons, including both physical and virtual resources and practices videos.
  • Visit our COVID Safety Measures page for more details and protocol.

Meet Myriad’s Featured Music Lesson Students.

Learn what they love about Private Lessons!

FEATURED MUSIC STUDENT

FEATURED MUSIC STUDENT: PADMINI, AGE 7 ~ PIANO

“I really like beat lessons like tossing the ball and singing the song with Teacher Jeffrey!”

FEATURED DANCE STUDENT

FEATURED DANCE STUDENT: TRINITY K, AGE 6 ~ JAZZ / HIPPITY HOP

“I like my teacher. We do jumping jacks and dance steps!”

FEATURED YOUNG MUSICIAN

FEATURED YOUNG MUSICIAN: KYLE C, AGE 6 ~ SUPERSTAR YOUNG MUSICIANS & MINI GLEE SINGERS

“I like the games we play in class. I think Miss Isabel is really kind!”

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! 

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

SUMMER 2023 Camps & Classes

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

MUSIC & DANCE 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

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 colors, lights, story-telling and choreography from all of Myriad’s dancers! Mystery, intrigue, beauty and history all on the big stage! Thank you to Teachers Amanda and Mattea and their students, for their inspiring creativity and can-do positivity all year long!

MUSIC EVENTS: Calling all of Myriad’s Musicians, Ages 9 & Older. Pianists, Guitarists, Singers, Ukulele Players, String Players, Flute Players and Brass Musicians! This is an invitation for students who wish to participate and celebrate the Holiday Music that many of us cherish, contributing to the Holiday Spirit. Everyone is in for a treat with Teacher Holiday Performances too. These Concerts will be held Friday, December 9th, and Saturday December 10th. The more the merrier. See you there, and all are welcome!

Upcoming Events at Myriad

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

Thanksgiving & Christmas are filled with joy at Myriad

November 14-19: In-Progress Family Weeks for Young Dancers & Music Foundations Classes

December 9 & 10: Holiday Music Concerts

December 12 – 17: Santa’s Toy Box and Secret Santa for Dancers

December 12 – 17: Holiday Theme Week for Music Foundations

February: Filming Event for Dancers

February / March: Salon Music Concerts

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

May: Workshop Week, a fun collaborative rehearsal week for our Private Music Lesson and Piano / Guitar / Violin Team students. Preparing for success and confidence at our upcoming Concerts and Playing Parties!

Latest News

Myriad Dance Academy’s Santa’s Toy Box Choreography Celebration

Myriad Dance Academy’s Santa’s Toy Box Choreography Celebration

Myriad Dance Academy’s Santa’s Toy Box Choreography Celebration! Monday December 12 – Saturday December 17 Celebrate the holiday...

Secret Santa: Myriad Dance Academy Students – Levels 2/3/4

Secret Santa: Myriad Dance Academy Students – Levels 2/3/4

Myriad Dance Academy – Secret Santa! Monday December 12 – Saturday December 17 For Myriad’s Dance Academy Levels 2 / 3 / 4...

Holiday Music Concerts: Friday Dec 9 & Saturday Dec 10

Holiday Music Concerts: Friday Dec 9 & Saturday Dec 10

Holiday Music Concerts! Friday December 9 & Saturday December 10 Ages 9 & up, Private Music Lesson Students Join us for joyful music from...

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.

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.
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