6615 Dayton Avenue North, Seattle

(206) 475-7365

Phinney School of Music in Seattle


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Private Lessons


The Phinney School of Music in Seattle offers private violin lessons, viola lessons, cello lessons, and bass lessons. 

Our teachers offer individualized lessons drawing from personal experience, the Royal Conservatory method, and the Suzuki method.  

Whether you are looking to take violin lessons in Seattle or cello lessons in Seattle they can be arranged to fit any schedule.

Students have the opportunity to play in three recitals a year at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

We welcome students of all ages and skill levels. Whether you are just looking to play for enjoyment, or are considering a career in music, the Phinney School of Music can help you achieve your goals!

The Phinney School of Music is conveniently  located, in the brick building of the PNA, in the Greenwood neighborhood of Seattle.

We have been teaching music to students in the greater Seattle area for over 20 years.

Music Classes


Students can take the following music classes:

  • Music theory
  • Composition
  • Music history
  • Ear training



Students of the Phinney School of Music have the opportunity to play with the Phinney Ridge Youth Orchestra.

The PRYO meets weekly and performs three concerts a year. We  also perform in the community at farmer’s markets, nursing homes, and  at the Royal Room.

Students  who play in an ensemble have the opportunity to form chamber groups  with other members, or to play a solo with the orchestra.

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