Flute, Saxophone, & Clarinet Lessons in Murrieta, CA

Further your Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet Skills at Murrieta’s Award-Winning Music Academy

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About Flute, Saxophone, & Clarinet Lessons

Our Murrieta and Menifee based music academy provides private Flute lessons, Saxophone lessons, and Clarinet lessons for students ages 8 and up. Whether you want a Flute, Saxophone, or Clarinet teacher for classical, jazz, or school band class support, we've got you covered. Our instructors are not only experienced teachers, but also professional musicians with the experience of playing in orchestras, jazz bands, solo, and duets. The lessons are customized to help players of any level from the square-one beginner to the very advanced.

Levels of Flute, Saxophone, & Clarinet Lessons

Different stages of learning as well as personal preference will dictate different programs of study, which is why private instruction is best. Most students will not reach the advanced level of playing, which is fine because not everyone wants to be a professional flutist. What is important is that each student can go as far as his or her dedication and desire will allow.


How to hold instrument
Correct embouchure
Proper breathing
Beginning note reading
Beginning songs


Major and minor scales
Arpeggios (including triads and 7th chords)
Intermediate level note reading
Intermediate rhythm studies
Interval recognition and application
Intro to improvisation
More complex songs


Exposure to various styles
Advanced reading
Further range extension
Advanced Ear Training

Fun Facts About Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet Lessons

1. The flute, clarinet, and saxophone are all part of the woodwind family, known for their distinct and beautiful sounds created by blowing air through a mouthpiece or reed, something you will cover during your lessons at the Menifee and Murrieta Academy.

2. These instruments are incredibly versatile, fitting comfortably into a variety of musical genres, from classical and jazz to pop and rock.

3. Playing the flute, clarinet, or saxophone requires mastering breath control. Learning to control your breath during your lessons at the Academy will not only enhance your playing, but also benefit your overall lung health.

4. All three instruments demand nimble fingerwork. Learning to navigate the keys and create different finger combinations is like mastering a musical puzzle. This is why students enrolled in flute lessons, saxophone lessons, and clarinet lessons often talk about the rewarding feeling they have after mastering a particular piece.

5. Mastering the correct embouchure (mouth and lip position) is crucial for producing a balanced and resonant tone. It's a unique skill that you'll refine over time, and something that you will hear during nearly every lesson from your teacher!

Our Student Photo Gallery

Our music students are having a blast. We are so proud of their progress. Here are some highlights from our showcases, recitals, and music lessons from the past year!

Flute, Saxophone, & Clarinet Lessons Tuition

The tuition listed below are for private Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet lessons taking place at the Academy and online once a week.

30 Minutes


30-minute lessons are recommended for younger students or adults looking to pursue music casually.
45 Minutes


45-minute lessons are ideal for older children and teenagers, as well as adults looking to make faster progress.
60 Minutes


60-minute lessons are ideal for students of all ages looking to pursue music seriously and make progress at a stronger pace.

Why Choose Our Academy

With our team of world-class instructors, we offer Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet lessons for students of all ages and levels. We’ve been a community staple for over 30 years, and pride ourselves on creating a welcoming environment for all students.

Our teachers are at the heart of our music school. As mentioned previously, we receive countless teacher applications every year, and each Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet teacher is meticulously selected for their professionalism and great personality. Their music education, performance, and teaching experience speaks for themselves too!

We find joy in teaching students on the finest quality instruments including but not limited to our acoustic pianos, woodwinds, guitars, and drums. We feature a waiting area for parents with high-speed WiFi, and an entire performing arts space, equipped with a professional stage and PA system. The Academy has plenty of free parking, and is located right in the heart of the Murrieta Town Center - near restaurants, stores, and other awesome spots!

We have been a part of the Murrieta, Temecula, Menifee, Wildomar, Canyon Lake, and Lake Elsinore community since 1990. We have learned how to create the most exceptional learning environment for music and the arts over the years through teaching thousands of students within our community!

Our students have an opportunity to showcase their progress over the 10 performances per year we hold for all of our programs, averaging nearly 1 performance every month. All opportunities are optional, but highly recommended for students! We also pride ourselves on holding fundraisers and events with outside organizations, which in the past include the Lakers, Walmart Foundation, Children’s Hospital Miracle Network, and Rady’s Children’s Hospital, amongst others.

In addition to being a proud member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California (a professional organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in music education) and a Steinway & Sons Teaching and Educational Partner (an extremely rare designation for private music schools), we also partner with local nonprofits, public and private schools, and charter schools. Among our alumni are music industry professionals, actors, and performers, such as America’s Got Talent-2018 Golden Buzzer recipient, Makayla Phillips! We have also received endorsements by the California State Assembly and California State Senate for our long standing benefit to our communities, and are proud recipients of the 2023 Spectrum Student Satisfaction award.

Our Student Lessons Gallery

Take a look inside our student community!

Staff and Teacher Spotlight

Every month, the Academy of Music features some of our wonderful administrators and teachers. These are the folks that make us awesome!

Dr. Regina

Academy Director

Doctorate of Musical Arts

Ms. Paige

Head Teacher


Mr. Joe


Woodwinds & Brass

Mr. Paul


Saxophone & Brass

Frequently Asked Questions About Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet Lessons

See below for the most frequently asked questions about Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet lessons. If you have a question that is not listed here, please contact us at 951-698-9891 for assistance. For more information and Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet learning tips, check out this free report: "9 Ways to Get the Most Out of Woodwind Lessons".

Proper maintenance and care will help keep your flute in pristine condition. We recommend wiping down the flute with a clean cloth after each practice session, and changing the flute pads every 6-12 months. Consult your flute instructor if any questions about proper flute maintenance arise.

The clarinet is similar in difficulty to most woodwind and brass instruments, however, is slightly more difficult than the flute due to more complex fingerings and the need to develop good embouchure. With the help of our expert clarinet and woodwind teachers, you should be able to make consistent progress at a great pace. Clarinet lessons are tailored to your skills, strengths, and weaknesses!

The saxophone is regarded as an accessible instrument for beginners, but it does require commitment and practice to learn. The fingerings and skills can be difficult at first, but most people can advance and begin playing simple tunes fairly fast with constant work and instruction from one of our highly specialized saxophone instructors.

Saxophones come in a variety of styles, the most popular of which are the soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone models. The Sopranino and Bass saxophones are two less popular versions.

Embark on your musical and artistic journey with the Academy of Music.

Murrieta Academy of Music and Performing Arts

Menifee Academy of Music and Performing Arts

New Programs Now Enrolling!

Programs with new sessions can be found below!

  • Musical Theatre 
  • Drama Kids
  • Drama Teens
  • Musical Theatre for Little Folks

For schedule, please visit this page!

The Hollywood Starz Vocal Ensemble for students ages 6-15 currently has two remaining spaces. To enroll in the ensemble and conquer the stage, please contact our office!

Voice 101 is coming soon! Please give us a call to be placed on the waitlist as Session 1 of the program is beginning to run out of space!

Our all-favorite MusicFunTime program loved by hundreds at the Murrieta location is soon coming to the Menifee location! To get on our initial registration list for the MFT program, please contact our office! MFT is an award-winning program based on Johns Hopkins Research, promoting music to students ages 18months - 6 years old. 

Questions about our programs?

Contact our amazing office - we are here to help!

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