Professional musician and private flute instructor Susan Lamb offers
a well-rounded approach to proficient and enjoyable flute playing
and performance.


Private flute lessons with Susan will help you reach your flute playing goals:

  • Develop fluid technique and mature musical style
  • Prepare for an audition, concert, church or family performance
  • Qualify for advanced band or orchestra
  • Advance your understanding of music principles that you can apply to any music or instrument
  • Gain confidence in your music capabilities, and play with enjoyment
"Susan is a great flute teacher and I've learned lots from her. She helps me prepare for and succeed in Royal Conservatory of Music assessments; I started at Level 2, now I'm at Level 6. These assessments include a variety of modern, classical and baroque pieces, plus ear training. Apart from flute lessons, I also take music theory lessons from Susan, which helps me gain a better understanding of the music." 
- Tina, age 13, 8th grade at Dartmouth Middle School, San Jose

Students of all ages and levels are welcome.

Susan Lamb's students include pre-teens, teens, young and mature adults. She specializes in teaching intermediate and advanced flutists, and accepts beginners who are highly motivated. Flute lessons are adapted to the individual goals and capabilities of the student.

Flute students learn:

  • Beautiful flute tone production
  • Musical expression with rhythm,    
    dynamics, color and vibrato
  • Fluid technique
  • Sight-reading skills
  • Intonation techniques
  • Playing by ear
  • Posture and breathing
  • Transposition
  • Music theory


Using all these techniques taught by Susan in addition to a variety of literature, flute students develop a pleasing and mature musical style.

"I have had the joy of studying with Susan for three years. She is a talented and patient teacher with outstanding musical skill, a seemingly boundless knowledge of all styles of music and amazing attention to detail. I delight in Susan's humor."  - Walt Brown, age 68