Great Lessons Guaranteed

Lessonface's mission is to help students achieve their goals while treating teachers equitably. Teachers set their own rates and schedules, and we keep our fees quite minimal. That's how we can offer students their ideal teacher, and we can also confidently guarantee you'll enjoy your lessons.


About Lessonface

Lessonface, founded in 2012, is a Public Benefit Company whose purpose is to connect students with great teachers for live online music, language, and arts lessons.

Our mission is simple: We want to help students achieve their self-enrichment goals while treating teachers equitably. Lessonface is COPPA compliant and designed for all ages. Read more about our kid-friendly features here.

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About Our Teachers



Great Teachers, Great Lessons

Through our commitment to treat teachers equitably, we work with the best teachers around. Our roster of inspiring experts include members of the MET Orchestra, multiple GRAMMY® winners, alumni of Juilliard, Berklee, Manhattan School of Music & more, performance artists, and professional educators. Learn more about teaching music online.



About Our Staff




Claire Cunningham

Claire is CEO and Founder of Lessonface. With an MBA from MIT, a BA in History from the College of Charleston, and thousands of lessons and classes over the years, starting with violin at age 4, Claire intends to keep learning, growing, and helping others do the same.


Flavio Lira

Flavio is the Director of Operations at Lessonface and has a bachelor's degree in music production and a diploma in electric bass performance. During his 15-year professional musician career he was frequently responsible for managing and/or producing the bands he was a part of. This translated well into the operational role he enjoys at Lessonface of helping to bring exciting new projects to life. Flavio also likes to play soccer, Brazilian music, technology, heavy metal, and ice cream.


Garrett Fischbach

Garrett is Special Projects Manager at Lessonface. A professional violin and viola performer and educator, Garrett has been a member of The MET Orchestra in New York City since 1998, and has served on the college division faculty at Mannes School of Music. He believes that through the study of music we become more attuned to beauty in the world around us, and is grateful to his teachers for guiding him on this path.


Kati Falk-Flores

Kati hosts events and helps connect teachers and students to opportunities on Lessonface. With a Bachelor’s in Music Performance, a Master’s in Music Composition, and studies in film scoring programs at UCLA & PNWFS, she believes there’s always more to learn. At other times, Kati can be found writing music for media, teaching, enjoying yoga or outdoor activities, or curled up with a book.


Leah Kruszewski

Leah manages and writes for Lessonface’s Forum. Leah lives and performs flamenco guitar in Seville, Spain and shares her passion for the genre with music students around the world. She studied flamenco at the Fundación Cristina Heeren and classical guitar at Virginia Commonwealth University in her hometown Richmond VA. In her free time, Leah enjoys science fiction, black and white movies, playing fetch with her cat, drawing digital monsters, and handstands.


Willy Appelman

Willy is a Programs Manager at Lessonface. He has a background in acting, writing, video editing, and producing. He is a member of The Story Pirates, Ten Bones Theatre Company, and Pipeline Theatre Company. He enjoys running, improv comedy, good coffee, and reading. He currently lives in Vermont with his wife and 2 children.

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