Schedule & Policies

Group Music and Movement Classes

Music lessons with Chaia

Please download our Music Studio Policy document, which covers topics including:

  • Calendar, schedule, and cancellation policy
  • Contracts
  • Rates & payment options
  • Practice Guide
  • Recitals & performance opportunities
  • And more!

CSMA in Mt. View: Mondays at 9 am, 10 am, 11 am. See catalog for class-specific ages.

Wund3rkid in Palo Alto: Tuesdays: Spanish in Song and Movement for ages 2-4. Thursdays: Music and Math in Movement, ages 2-4 Contact Michelle for registration. Drop-ins available.

Private lessons: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Preferred at my home or private homes. Other days also available both at private homes and at my home

Starting new group music classes on Tuesdays at 3:30 pm and Saturdays at 10 am. Call for location. Group music class charge is $20 per child.

Playgroup classes available upon request. Available Monday thru Friday. Contact Chaia for times and prices.

amalia coverPre-teen playwriting class in Sunnyvale and Menlo Park, starting January, ages 9-11 to produce a musical called ” Amalia and the Monster Princess” at the end.

Private piano, guitar, voice coaching, music theory and special needs music instruction available upon request. Contact Chaia for times and prices.

Music for birthday parties and special events. Contact Chaia for times and prices.

Special themed events: Amalia and the Monster Princess: A funny story about manners. Interactive Musical for children 4 and up. Great for lunchtime birthdays! Contact Chaia for times and prices.

Special Needs Music Instruction Coaching for adults to help give them support in sensory integration disorder. Contact Chaia for times and prices.

Chaia can sing in Spanish, French, and Hebrew.

Contact Chaia with special schedule requests.

Class fees

  • $45 for private lessons in Chaia’s home or studio (includes a few minutes to inform parents about homework)
  • $55 for a private lesson at someone else’s home, per child
  • Additional travel fees may be applied, based on distance traveled (determined on a case-by-case basis).
  • Funding for homeschoolers is available through Ocean Grove Charter School. Please contact Chaia for more information.

Attendance policy (weekly lessons in multi-month sessions)

  • Fall Session – 3 months
  • Winter/Spring – 5 months
  • Summer Enrollment – upon request
  • Holidays conform to the Palo Alto School Calendar and the major Jewish holidays
  • Both private and semi-private instrumental and voice lessons are available
  • Make-up lessons may be available based on schedule openings, with all efforts made to fit someone in. However, make-up lessons can not be guaranteed.
  • If notice is given at the beginning of a Session, there is not charge for skipped weekly lessons.
  • Workshops, recitals, and materials are an additional charge.
  • Please review and complete the Studio Rules and Waiver of Liability.


  • Videos and photos are optional at the time of recitals.