7423 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA  92037

next to La Jolla Elementary 

HOURS: MON-FRI 10a-7p, SAT 9a-5p 


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Email us at info@lajollamusic.com or call us at 858.459.3375

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At La Jolla Music, we have over 30 music teachers. Our teachers give group and private music lessons for guitar, piano, voice, drums, and all band and orchestra instruments including violin, viola, cello, double bass, trumpet, trombone, french horn, saxophone, clarinet, flute, and percussion. We also rent guitars, violins, violas, cellos, double basses, trumpets, trombones, french horns, saxophones, clarinets, flutes, even bassoons, and oboes! Our music lessons are taught in one of our 21 private music studios. Music lessons are given for all ages from 5 to 105 and while we have mostly private lessons, we have some group lessons too!

La Jolla Music is home to one of the largest selections of sheet music in San Diego County. Whether you need instructional material, or new popular or classical music to play, we have what you are looking for.


For beginning pianists and their teachers, we have all the most popular materials. We stock piano methods for children and adults by:


  • Alfred

  • Bastien Piano Basics

  • Faber Piano Adventures

  • Julie Johnson Basics of Keyboard Theory for MTAC Certificate of Merit exam

  • Keith Snell repertoire, scale, and theory books

  • Hal Leonard, Schaum, Suzuki, Thompson and others


A large amount of supplementary material is available as well.


Band and orchestra musicians will find their required books, too:


  • Essential Elements 2000, for band and strings

  • Standard of Excellence

  • Tradition of Excellence

  • String Explorer

  • Complete range of Suzuki materials for strings, flute, and recorder


We of course have instructional books for guitar, ukulele, other folk instruments, drums, and almost any other instrument you can name.


Popular music songbooks are here, too, and we get new arrivals all the time!


  • Popular artist folios

  • Classic and current Broadway shows

  • Movie and TV soundtracks

  • Mixed collections by era and genre


Many formats are available, including easy and big note piano, guitar tab, and play-alongs.


Jazz musicians will find a large collection of Aebersold play-alongs and Real Books.


Additionally, authorized copies of individual songs can be printed on demand from a vast library.


We have an extensive selection of classical music for piano, strings, guitar, and winds. We carry such fine editions as G. Schirmer, Alfred Masterworks, and Henle Verlag Urtext.


We welcome your special orders. If we don’t stock it, we can get it for you!