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Serving Silicon Valley Since 1989


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I am a professional, classically trained singer who has performed regularly at the New York Metropolitan Opera for the past 10 years...I have spent a lot of time in music classes for my young daughters, and The New Mozart School of Music is absolutely unique in its approach to teaching music to young children...We are so fortunate to have this amazing school in our community.

— Malin Fritz Walrod

Why New Mozart School of Music?

Voted Best of Silicon Valley by the Metro Newspaper, New Mozart has been making music with Silicon Valley families since 1989

  • Highly accomplished and experienced teachers who understand the needs of individual students

  • Wide range of available programs (Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Trumpet, Voice, & Harmony Road) with nearly 40 teachers

  • Located in the heart of Palo Alto (brand new class A building in College Terrace and convenient downtown location. 20 total classrooms & performance space)

  • Proven record of excellence (numerous award winning students & appearances on BRAVO, NICK, Palo Alto Weekly & more)

  • Convenient lesson times

  • No long term commitment - lessons are month to month

  • NATS, CM, RCM, ABRSM, & ASTA exams available

  • Recitals at professional venues (Mt View Center for the Performing Arts, SCU Recital Hall & Palo Alto Art Center)

  • Extensive customer service hours (10-9 Mon-Fri & 9-5 Sat) provided by a professional administrative team

  • All Ages & Levels

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From the teachers to the front staff, the entire school has been an amazing experience for our family. Teachers Barbara and Catarina are so gifted in their ability to work with young children and from registration to scheduling, the staff are responsive, accommodating and a pleasure to interact with.

— Jennifer P.

My daughter has been with NMSM for 8 years now. She started violin lesson when she was 5 years old. Had we not put her in this amazing school, her love for music would have not been nurtured at all. Since then, she has performed numerous recitals - all organized by the school. Recently, the NMSM worked with the Cambridge-Heidelberg-Montpellier Youth Orchestra (CHMYO) to provide scholarships to young musicians in Palo Alto. My daughter was fortunate to be one of those selected to participate in this summer exchange program in Heidelberg, Germany. The program was very intensive, but my daughter enjoyed it so much. I am very thankful that the school and Christine - the School Director - provided her with this wonderful and fruitful experience.

— -Rommel B.

Proven Record of Excellence

  • Piano - 5 yr olds to professionals. 5 teachers with doctorate, 3 jazz specialists, 3 early childhood music specialists. All 22 piano teachers are patient & caring. For fun to exams and competition prep. We have the perfect teacher for your learning needs. Numerous students have excelled in exams and competitions over the years. One of our gifted students, Vinca Lu, will be performing at the Carnegie Hall this December.

  • Violin/Cello - 4 yr olds to professionals. Suzuki trained teachers for young children and many more teachers who have prepared our students for exams and orchestra auditions. Our students perform with prestigious youth orchestras and excel in ASTA exams. Our long time student Roshelle Bunuan (violin) and Allyson Dinh (cello) performed at the Heidelberg Castle last summer with CHMYO (Cambridge-Heidelberg-Montpellier-Youth-Orchestra). Recently, Rebecca Spence (cello) performed as a soloist with the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra as a winner of their concerto competition.

  • Voice - Our teachers can work with beginning level to professional musicians. Our students have performed in various musical theatre, and opera productions. Appeared on national TV (Bravo, Nickelodeon) and have won many competitions.

  • Guitar - Beginning level to professional musicians. Classical to jazz to pop to flamenco to chording. Our students have gone onto major in music in college/conservatories and a number of our alums are now actively performing musicians