Scherzo Music School

Scherzo Music School

About Scherzo Music School

Scherzo Music School offer Piano, Violin, Viola, Voice, Guitar -Electric and Acoustic, Ukulele, Flute and Recorder lessons. The school has been in business since 2000 in a comfortable and well equipped location. The Schools offers lessons for all ages and levels. From the Music Discovery Program for young children to Flexible Lessons for Adults who cannot commit to weekly regular lessons.

What differentiates us

Scherzo Music School works on a whole year calendar. The school works on regularly scheduled weekly lessons, but offers flexibility during the summer and winter breaks. Attendance is optional during these flexible schedule periods. The music school offers lessons on piano, voice, guitar, flute, violin, viola, cello, recorder, music theory, ensembles, and music exam preparation. We have lessons for all ages: children, teens and adults. In addition to lessons, Scherzo Music School installations are available for students, musicians, or teachers who wish the rent a practice room.

The school holds a minimum of 4 recitals per year in different venues throughout the San Francisco Peninsula. The recitals are not mandatory but highly encourage for all students. Scherzo Music School believes that all students, from the very young to our adult students, can benefit from participation in these events. In addition to the recitals, Scherzo Music School holds peer performances and music parties to prepare students for these events and other events like auditions, talent shows, or family events.

The Music School offers lessons for children as young as 3 years old (Music Discovery Groups), children, teens, and adults. Starting with the time allotted to the lessons to the learning goals and specific abilities and strengths of each student, the lessons are individualized and tailored to fit the particularities of each of our students. We offer a free assessment for new students who have not had any previous music experience and/or have questions about the type of lesson, length, or instrument they should take. Scherzo Music School is open 7 days a week, afternoon and evenings during weekdays, mornings and afternoon on Saturday and Sunday. During the summer, Scherzo Music School offers music discovery camps, workshops, exam preparation and more intensive course of study during the summer and workshops on specific music topics.

How we were trained

Our teachers come from different backgrounds but with a solid music foundation and professional experience. All of them possess professional music education and plenty of experience teaching children and adult in group and individual settings.

10 Madison Avenue,
San Mateo, CA 94402
Business Hours:
By appointment only

Yelp Reviews (9) Yelp

What I like about this music school is they really run it like a family not like other money making music school. This school is pretty nice and f... read more

I have known Mr. Torres for many years; we were colleagues at another studio. He is a highly educated teacher who always makes an effort to continu... read more

My kid who just turned 4-year-old a few months ago started his music discovery group lesson at Scherzo Music studio. I had a little doubt at the be... read more

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If anyone is looking for a FANTASTIC, local piano teacher, I would HIGHLY recommend Mr. Torres located in downtown San Mateo on B Street. Both my ... read more

Mr. Torres is a highly skill piano teacher. His approach to piano teaching promotes strong fundamentals and musicality. He is excellent with children. read more

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