Lessons in Your Home

With Experienced and Friendly Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano Teachers

How Does It Work?

  • Give us a call, email or fill out our form, and we'll match you with a teacher that works for you. You can start or stop at any time, and you can schedule a trial lesson.

Who Will Be My Teacher?

  • We work with you to find a teacher that meets your needs, level and learning style. Our teachers are committed to crafting a unique learning plan for each of their students.

What Ages and Levels Do You Teach?

  • We have teachers who work with students as young as 3 years old through adults. Contact us and we will find the teacher who is right for you.

Do You Offer Suzuki Lessons?

  • Yes, in most cases we can offer a qualified Suzuki teacher to come to your home.

My 2 daughters are taking piano and violin lessons. City Strings and Piano has been great. Dominic is very responsive; has sent us reliable, high quality teachers.
— K.D., via Google

Welcome to City Strings & Piano! We have a team of teachers ready to come to your home in Boston for violin, viola, cello and piano lessons. Our experienced teachers have experience working with beginners, kids and adults in Suzuki or traditional methods. We help our families fit music into their lives by providing in-home lessons so that you and your child can focus on musical success without wasting time running around town.

If you are interested in starting lessons on a new instrument or continuing your lessons with us, just contact our office and we'll work together to find the right teacher for you. We'll ask about your location and schedule as well as experience and learning style so that we can connect you with the perfect teacher. We strongly believe that there is no one size fits all in music lessons, and our teachers create individual learning plans for all of their students.

Performance opportunities are an important step in you and your child's musical journey, so we offer frequent recitals. They are a great place to learn about performance and share with family and friends!

We work with a trusted team of experienced teachers who understand the demands of daily life and are ready to help you with your specific needs and goals. Call or email us today and we will connect you with one of our great teachers for violin, viola, cello and piano lessons in your home.

Our teacher is not only a masterful instructor, but also knowledgable about various teaching approaches, and flexible and responsive to my daughter’s specific learning style.
— C.M.

Contact Us

If you'd like more information about lessons in your home, contact Dominic at (617) 545-4280, boston@citystrings.com, or using the Contact Us form on this page. He will find out more about you or your child's musical goals and connect you with a teacher that works for you and your schedule for violin, viola, cello or piano lessons in your home.

Tuition for weekly lessons is $160, $232 or $304 per month for 30, 45 or 60 minute lessons. Additional time for longer lessons or lessons for siblings or parents is discounted 10%, reflected in the tuition amounts above. When you are ready, click here to sign up.

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Meet Our Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano Teachers

Our team of violin, viola, cello and piano teachers love to teach lessons in the homes of their students. The instructors come from a variety of backgrounds and performance and teaching experiences, and continue to follow their unique goals from their Boston base. Contact us to see how they can help you or your child meet your goals with music today! Read about all of our violin and viola teachers on the Boston teachers page.


Xuan He, piano, has performed in venues across four continents. He has been featured as a soloist with several orchestras was a prize winner at various national and international competitions, including Kerikeri International Competition in New Zealand, Wideman International Piano Competition, ZhongSin International Music Competition in Singapore and Kawai China National Piano Competition.
He strives to bring music to the community by performing and teaching. He has performed in various retirement homes and churches, taught piano lessons in Chicago and Boston, and given both private and group piano lessons at Northwestern University as a teaching assistant. He has led an after school piano lesson program and worked with students on piano repertoire, aural skills and music theory for state music exams.
Currently pianist and organist at Arlington Street Church in Boston, he earned his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University with Robert Satterlee and his master’s degree and a doctorate from Northwestern University with Alan Chow. He also studied historical musicology, harpsichord, organ and conducting. As a student of Menno van Delft and Richard Egarr, he spent a year in the Netherlands studying early keyboards at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Read more about Xuan here.


SoYoung Kwon, violin, has appeared in recitals, concerts, festivals and master classes throughout the United States, Germany, France, Netherlands, China, and Korea. She has won numerous competitions and awards, including prestigious top prizes from the Korea Daily Competition and Eumyeon Competition in Korea, the American Protégé International Competition, and was chosen as the 2014 Ujung Rising Star by Ujung Art Center. As a passionate teacher, she taught at the Lincoln-Bassett Elementary School in Connecticut, the Pre-College division of Kangnam University and the Sunhwa Arts School in Korea. 
She received Bachelor’s degree at Oberlin Conservatory with full scholarship, and she was granted Master’s degree and Artist Diploma with full merit scholarship from Yale University School of Music. Ms. Kwon has completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree as a student of Peter Zazofsky at Boston University School of Music. Dr. Kwon has taught at Stonehill College as an Adjunct Professor of Violin and Viola, and is appointed to serve on the violin faculty of Youth and Muse International Music Festival, and a member of Philharmonia Boston, El Duo. Read more about SoYoung’s playing and teaching here.

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(617) 545-4280 | 89 Rice St | Cambridge, MA 02140