am a singer who has performed...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
musical talents aside, our
teacher is remarkably patient, compassionate,
and creative when it comes to teaching.
...We are so glad we found New Mozart. We refer all
of our friends to New Mozart." -Stephanie L.-
has been one of themost important activities my daughter has participated
in over the past year which has
toher overall self-esteem,
love for music and
development of her internal understanding of
her own creativity and imagination."
Why New Mozart is the Best Choice Serving Silicon Valley
Mozart School of Music is the largest music school
in Palo Alto with an active enrollment of over 500
students. Students drive from as
far away as San Jose, Los Gatos, Fremont, Union
City, San Mateo, Burlingame, and beyond to take
lessons and classes here.
you are here researching the best school for you,
please consider the following benefits of becoming
a New Mozart student and find out why we arePeninsula's
Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Clarinet, Saxophone,
Voice & Harmony Road available in Two Locations
We offer private lessons
in piano, violin ,viola, cello, guitar, clarinet,
saxophone, and voice for students four and up. Private
lessons ensure that the student
has the undivided attention of the teacher and can
progress at a level suited to them individually. We
also offer the internationally acclaimed, piano-based
early childhood music program, Harmony
that children as young as two can experience the highest
quality New Mozart music classes.
Largest and Most Qualified Teaching Faculty in Palo
We have 28 music teachers,
all with either college training or professional performance
experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning
about your personal musical goals and helping you
to achieve them. We have college professors with doctoral
degrees in music, Suzuki certified violin teachers,
early childhood music specialists, and accomplished
With multiple music
teachers for most instruments, we are confident that
we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson
needs. In addition to their teaching credentials,
our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely
friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of
music that you want to learn in your music lesson.
Range of Music Lesson Times Available Six Days a Week
Visit our testimonial
pageto see what our students are
saying. Every year, aspiring musicians start their
own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed.
New Mozart has a proven track record of offering the
highest quality music lessons in Palo Alto.Our full time mission is teaching music
Concerts and Recitals at Professional Venues
Every June and December
many of our students choose to perform in our bi-annual
recitals. We hold these at Foothill College and on-site
at our California campus. We hold our recitals at
professional venues and our families love this recital
experience. Participation in music festivals, competitions,
and workshops is also available.
Office Staff Six Days a Week to Serve You
Many music studio
desks are staffed by the teacher/owner or more commonly
an answering machine. We have three office staffs
who are available at the office to assist our families.
on University Avenue & California Avenue - in
the Heart of Palo Alto
Both of our locations
are conveniently located near the Caltrain station,
coffee shops, shopping, dining, and the beautiful
neighborhoods of Palo Alto. Our locations are convenient
to and we have many students from Menlo Park, Redwood
City, Mountain View, and Los Altos.
Ages - Beginners to Advanced
current private lessons students range from 4 years
old to many students in their 60's and 70's. We take
care to teach what you want to learn so music is rewarding
for students of all ages and levels.
Road for Children Ages 3 and Above
New Mozart has the most established piano based group
children's music program in the Peninsula. Children
as young as 3 years of age learn the basics of music
in a fun & supportive group environment. Harmony
Road music curriculum is designed to build a solid
foundation for later successes in private lessons.
Go to the
Harmony Road pageof our website to find out about this amazing
program for young children.
Give us a call or
send us an email to register. Popular
teachers & time slots fill quickly.
2373 / Info@NewMozartSchool.com
aside, our teacher
when it comes
...We are so
glad we found
We refer all
of our friends
to New Mozart."
at New Mozart
for about two
was able to
perform a song
in the year
end violin recital!...
We are all amazed...
much more responsible,
- Chunming D.
Catarina is an Internationally-acclaimed
and award-winning Portuguese cellist.
She has presented herself as a solo,
chamber and orchestra cellist in venues
across four continents, in countries
such as the United States of America,
Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal,
Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland,
The Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
you tell us when you knew
that you would become a professional
You know, now that I'm thinking
about it, it was not a really
profound moment per say.
I was with my aunt driving
in Noe Valley when I was
about 13 and “So What”
by Miles Davis was playing.
I remember that when he
started that trumpet solo
with only two notes I felt
that I had been hit with
a bag of bricks. I remember
thinking that this is what
I want to do for the rest
of my life.
us about your musical &
I first started studying
music on the east coast
in Baltimore when I went
to an arts high school.
I was really fortunate to
have such great teachers
and mentors at such an early
age. I then decided to attend
the San Francisco Conservatory
of Music where I studied
under David Tanenbaum to
complete my B.A. After this
I made the decision to move
to France where I studied
with Judicael Perroy in
Paris and then at the Haute
Ecole des Arts du Rhin with
my mentor Alexis Muzarakis.
My years in France had an
enormous impact not just
as a performer and musician
but also as an educator
of music. I consider myself
extremely lucky to have
had such great examples
of teachers and musicians.
do you love most of about
After playing music for
almost twenty years, I still
am so amazed by the simple
mechanics of music. Because
of the vibration of a string,
we can be moved to tears.
As a teacher, when I find
that spark in a student
that ignites excitement
and they become so overwhelmed
with happiness to do that
one thing, for me, this
is the best part. I think
that along with continuing
progress from the student,
these are the reasons why
Maya (age 5) proudly shows
off her composition after
her Saturday Harmony Road
piano the way you learned
how to walk, talk, &
see why children &
parents love our classes.